National Interest Security Company, LLC Acquires Multi-Threaded, Inc.; Enhances Intelligence Community Capabilities and Footprint

Washington, DC - October 16, 2008. National Interest Security Company, LLC (“NISC”), a company controlled by DC Capital Partners, LLC, announced today that it has acquired Multi-Threaded, Inc. (“MTI”), a rapidly growing provider of mission critical technology services and solutions to the Intelligence Community and the Department of Defense.

Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, MTI is a highly-specialized company that provides systems engineering and software development solutions in support of document and media exploitation, multi-lingual data exploitation, and cyber security initiatives for the Intelligence Community and the Department of Defense. MTI’s services and solutions address the significant challenges faced by its customers to effectively manage and analyze the massive repositories of disparate data collected from intelligence operations around the world. MTI provides multi-terabyte unstructured data management solutions, including analytical and data exploitation solutions allowing its customers to rapidly process, translate, retrieve, and analyze information that is pertinent to its mission. All of MTI’s employees have high–level security clearances.

Thomas J. Campbell, President of DC Capital Partners and Chairman of NISC said, “In building and expanding the NISC platform, our focus has been to support the mission critical requirements of our customers and to achieve best in class status. MTI enhances the unique capabilities that we offer in NISC’s Information Management vertical and MTI’s mining and analysis tools supply NISC the capability to provide a total solution to our customers.  Agencies are faced with massive repositories of disparate data. It is critical to their mission that they have the ability to retrieve, process, and analyze information and do so in the context of cyber security.”

Manuel Ordonez, Founder and Chief Technical Officer of MTI said, “We are extremely pleased to join with NISC. Our collective capabilities will allow us to provide the full continuum of technical solutions for our customer’s most challenging problems.”

Andrew Maner, Chief Executive Officer of NISC said, “The acquisition of MTI is another major milestone for NISC. MTI’s systems and software engineering capabilities, particularly their expertise in petascale data management, multi-lingual data exploitation and controlled interface development will expand NISC’s already robust suite of integrated solutions. Their ability to assist clients in structuring massive amounts of unstructured data in multi-lingual environments is unsurpassed. Their employees are some of the most talented in the business and the management team will be a significant addition to NISC.”

Patrick Crago, President of MTI said, “NISC is a perfect match for MTI. We share the same culture of delivering the most innovative solutions to our customers with the highest level of integrity.  Concurrently, we both focus on providing our highly skilled employees with mission critical work and expanded opportunities. We look forward to all we can accomplish together.”

About National Interest Security Company, LLC

Headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, NISC is a leading provider of innovative information technology, information management, and management technology consulting services and solutions in support of national interest and security initiatives for the Intelligence Community and the Departments of Defense, Homeland Security, Energy, as well as Federal Health agencies. NISC’s expertise includes software and systems engineering, cyber security, biometrics, document and media exploitation, decision support and portfolio analysis, enterprise architecture, strategic management systems, intelligence operations and analysis support, and network and critical infrastructure protection. Representative missions currently include, but are not limited to, providing analytically-based portfolio and capability prototyping to the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence; conversion, hosting, terascale data management, and multi-lingual data exploitation for the Intelligence Community; application development and systems support to the U.S. Cyber Security effort; critical program management support to the National Cyber Security Division of the Department of Homeland Security; and strategy, assessment, policy, planning, and execution for the Department of Energy. NISC has nearly 1,000 employees, with the majority holding high-level security clearances. Additional information on NISC can be found at

About DC Capital Partners, LLC

DC Capital Partners, LLC, is a private equity firm with offices in Washington, DC, and Alexandria, VA, focused on investing primarily in the defense and government sectors. Additional information on DC Capital Partners can be found at