February 01, 2021
Veritas Capital Completes Acquisition of Northrop Grumman’s IT and Mission Support Services Business
Combination with Peraton creates leading government technology services provider
NEW YORK, NY – Veritas Capital (“Veritas”), a longstanding investor in companies operating at the intersection of technology and government, today announced that an affiliate of Veritas has completed its previously announced acquisition of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC)’s federal IT and mission support services business for $3.4 billion in cash.
The business will combine with Peraton, a portfolio company of Veritas Capital and trusted provider of highly differentiated intelligence, cyber, defense, space, homeland security and communications capabilities to select federal agencies and commercial entities. The combination creates a leading government mission capability integrator and IT provider focused on delivering high-end technology-enabled services and unparalleled support to a broad range of critical government missions. The combined company will operate under the Peraton name and will be led by Peraton Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer Stu Shea.
“The completion of this transaction brings together two dynamic businesses with complementary, mission-critical solutions and capabilities, creating an industry-leading platform with a shared commitment to customer success,” said Ramzi Musallam, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner of Veritas. “This milestone kicks off the next exciting phase of growth for Peraton, and we look forward to working closely with Stu and the rest of the leadership team to continue delivering high-end, technology-enabled services that meet the complex needs of government agency customers.”
“With the successful completion of this transformational acquisition, we’re excited to welcome the many talented employees from Northrop Grumman’s integrated mission support and IT solutions business to the Peraton family,” said Stu Shea, Peraton’s Chairman, President, and CEO. “Together we will position Peraton to deliver an unrivaled range of trusted technology capabilities and solutions to support customers’ missions of consequence across the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, federal civil and health agencies, and state and local governments.”
About Veritas Capital
Veritas is a leading private investment firm that invests in companies that provide critical products and services, primarily technology and technology-enabled solutions, to government and commercial customers worldwide, including those operating in the healthcare, national security, software, education, aerospace & defense, government services, communications and energy industries. Veritas seeks to create value by strategically transforming the companies in which it invests through organic and inorganic means.
For more information, visit www.veritascapital.com.
Peraton provides innovative, reliable solutions to the nation’s most sensitive and mission-critical programs and systems. As a trusted provider of highly differentiated space, intelligence, cyber, defense, homeland security, and communications capabilities, Peraton is a critical partner to the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and select federal agencies and commercial entities. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, the company employs 3,500 people across the U.S. and Canada.
For more information on news and updates on Peraton, visit www.peraton.com/news.
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