Avantus Federal’s Acquisition of Occam’s Razor Technologies LLC

Kipps DeSanto and Covington & Burling LLP served as advisor and legal counsel, respectively to Occam’s Razor Technologies. Blank Rome LLP served as counsel to Avantus.

Avantus Federal, a NewSpring Holding Company and a leader in mission-focused, service-driven solutions, has acquired Occam’s Razor Technologies, LLC., a Reston, VA based leading provider of cyber solutions focused on cyber tool development and assessment in support of high-value Defense, Intelligence and National Security mission requirements. This acquisition further enhances Avantus’ cyber operations and solutions platform through differentiated technology and delivery capacity at scale, bringing an additional suite of capabilities to the company’s extensive base of federal government customers. 

Occam’s Razor Technologies (ORT), founded in 2011, primarily supports the Intelligence and Defense communities and develops and delivers a robust portfolio of technologies, cyber tools, and integrated software solutions to some of the nation’s cutting-edge cyber challenges. The company has a proven ability to win large-scale, prime contracts leveraging its deep technical and subject matter expertise. Similar to the mission and values of Avantus, ORT’s business model excels by attracting, retaining and investing in world-class, highly cleared talent who thrive in partnering with clients to solve their toughest National Security challenges. 

Avantus Federal, a NewSpring Holdings company, is a mission-focused services and solutions company headquartered in McLean, VA.

NewSpring Holdings, the dedicated, diversified holding company within NewSpring with a strategy focused on control buyouts and platform builds, brings a wealth of knowledge, experience, and resources to take profitable, growing companies to the next level through acquisitions and proven organic methodologies.

The Blank Rome team was led by Alan Zeiger (Picture), Tim French, Brock Wittmeyer, and Meredith Mill, and included Mark Blondman, Jonathan Clark, Cory Jacobs, Justin Chiarodo, Jennifer Daniels, Jon Grossman, Lisa Casey Spaniel, Shlomo Troodler, Alex Perry, Danielle Mabe, Michael Montalbano, Brian O’Neil, Adam Sansweet, and Ivy Shapiro.



Involved fees earner: Mark Blondman – Blank Rome LLP; Justin Chiarodo – Blank Rome LLP; Jonathan Clark – Blank Rome LLP; Jennifer Daniels – Blank Rome LLP; Timothy French – Blank Rome LLP; Jon Grossman – Blank Rome LLP; Cory Jacobs – Blank Rome LLP; Danielle Mabe – Blank Rome LLP; Meredith Mill – Blank Rome LLP; Michael Joseph Montalbano – Blank Rome LLP; Alexander Perry – Blank Rome LLP; Adam Sansweet – Blank Rome LLP; Lisa Casey Spaniel – Blank Rome LLP; Shlomo Troodler – Blank Rome LLP; Brock Wittmeyer – Blank Rome LLP; Alan Zeiger – Blank Rome LLP;

Law Firms: Blank Rome LLP;

Clients: Avantus Federal;

Author: Martina Bellini