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Headwaters MB Advised Defense Group Inc. on its Sale to SOS International

September 2017

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.

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David Brinkley

Managing Director
"We are most pleased with our partnership with Headwaters. 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.”
Tony Frederickson
CEO
Defense Group Inc