Aronson Capital Partners, LLC (ACP) is pleased to announce the sale of BDS Corporation (BDS) and IPA International, Inc. (IPA) to Athena Innovative Solutions, Inc. in two separate transactions which closed on May 8, 2006. The combination of Athena, BDS and IPA has created a dominate player in National Security market with a broad expertise in intelligence-related, professional services including counterintelligence, counterterrorism, operational and analytical support. With these acquisitions, Athena will have a diverse customer base comprised of the major intelligence agencies within the Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community. ACP served as the exclusive financial advisor to both BDS and IPA.
ACP is a leading merger and acquisition advisor to middle-market government contractors and professional service organizations. With an exclusive focus on the federal sector, Aronson Capital Partners is able to provide clients with a unique industry perspective along with access to long-standing relationships with key industry participants. We provide a full range of M&A and corporate finance advisory services to help our clients achieve their growth and liquidity objectives.
Securities transactions are executed by Aronson Capital Advisors, LLC (member NASD-SIPC) an affiliate of Aronson Capital Partners, LLC.