DC Capital Partners Continues Expansion into Intelligence and Information Technology with Acquisition of Computer Security Solutions, Inc. (“CompSec”)
Washington, DC - January 30, 2013. DC Capital Partners, LLC ("DC Capital"), a private investment firm headquartered in Washington, DC, has announced the acquisition of Computer Security Solutions, Inc. (“CompSec” or the "Company") a leading Information Technology ("IT") solutions provider to the United States Government Intelligence Community.
CompSec, headquartered in McLean, VA, was founded in 1997. The Company specializes in providing a full continuum of complex information technology solutions to the U.S. Intelligence Community. CompSec works closely with its customers to evaluate, design, test, certify, select, and integrate software and hardware solutions that meet the unique mission parameters within the Intelligence Community. CompSec's capabilities range from the evaluation of existing, new, and emerging technologies through the procurement, installation, integration, and maintenance of mission-critical hardware and software applications.
Thomas J. Campbell, Founder & President of DC Capital, said, "This is a significant strategic enhancement for our portfolio company, Gladiator HoldCo, LLC ("Gladiator"). The capabilities and insight that CompSec provides to its customers in the Intelligence Community are highly differentiated. When combined with our other Gladiator companies, namely, KS International, LLC, Catapult Technology Ltd., the Strategic Intelligence Group, LLC, and Kickstand, LLC, CompSec significantly enhances our ability to assist our customers in any aspect of their mission worldwide. It is this full lifecycle mission capability -- which ranges from intelligence analysis and operational support to training, IT infrastructure management, software development, design, engineering and development, base operations support, and security -- that we will continue to build upon."
CompSec’s Founder, Karen Azoff, stated, “I am very pleased that CompSec will be part of DC Capital's portfolio. Their knowledge of the sector and our business as well as their management style and leadership convinced me that this would be the best path forward for CompSec.” While stepping down as Chief Executive Officer, Ms. Azoff will remain involved in strategic planning and business development.
Chad Wagner, who has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer of CompSec said, “DC Capital brings a depth of experience and strategic vision to our efforts. Our new relationship with DC Capital and the Gladiator companies will allow us to expand our capabilities and benefit both our customers and our employees.”
Mr. Campbell added, “CompSec has an impressive and talented team. We are fortunate to have Chad Wagner leading CompSec. He is a great addition to the already exceptional team of CEO's including David Page at the Strategic Intelligence Group, LLC, Mark Hunker at Catapult Technology Ltd., and Kurt Bergman at KS International, LLC. Under the Gladiator umbrella we have a significant scope of capabilities that will benefit all constituents and provide our employees with opportunities for growth."
About DC Capital Partners, LLC
DC Capital Partners, LLC is a private investment firm headquartered in Washington, DC focused on making control investments in middle market companies that provide differentiated and innovative services and solutions to the United States federal government. DC Capital's investment strategy emphasizes sectors that it believes offer the most compelling growth opportunities including, but not limited to, Intelligence, Information Technology, Development, Security, Infrastructure, Construction, and Environmental services. Learn more at www.dccapitalpartners.com.