Headwaters MB advised Defense Group Inc. (“DGI” or the “Company”), a leading data analytics and cyber solutions firm that services the U.S. intelligence and national security community, on its sale to SOS International LLC (“SOSi”).

DGI is SOSi’s second acquisition in the intelligence market, following New World Solutions in 2016. It expands SOSi’s customer base and adds new technical capabilities in cyber intelligence.

"We are most pleased with our partnership with Headwaters,” said Tony Frederickson, CEO at DGI. “From pre-offering preparations through to the final agreement, Headwaters managed every phase of our process, effectively utilizing our corporate, legal, finance and tax teams, while understanding the objectives of all stakeholders to achieve a great result for our employees and shareholders.”

“The management of DGI has built an exceptional business that supports the intelligence mission with proprietary cyber solutions,” said David Brinkley, Managing Director at Headwaters MB. “Headwaters is proud to have represented the extraordinary shareholders, management, and employees of DGI and we look forward to the acceleration of the business, augmented by the operating leverage and resource base of SOS International.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

For more information contact David Brinkley.

About Defense Group Inc.

DGI is a veteran-owned, small business specializing in defense, homeland security, combating weapons of mass destruction (WMDs), intelligence analysis, and information technology. Their personnel are expert in scientific and engineering disciplines, with extensive practical experience in military and intelligence endeavors.  DGI provides program management, scientific and technical expertise, modeling and simulation analyses, assessments and forecasts of threats and associated technology and administrative support services, information technology development and integration services, system architecture design and analysis, and experimentation, training and exercise planning.

About SOS International LLC

SOS International LLC (SOSi) is a family-owned, middle-market government services integrator that works principally in the defense and intelligence sectors. We were founded in 1989 to provide specialized analytical services to the U.S. law enforcement community and over the past 25 years have evolved into an international solutions provider with experience in 30 countries worldwide. We provide intelligence, technology and project management solutions to large, government and private-sector organizations and are known for our innovation, flexibility, and agility. For more information, visit www.sosi.com and connect with us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.