SOSi’s Acquisition of DGI


Holland & Knight LLP served as SOSi’s legal advisor in connection with the transaction. Headwaters MB served as DGI’s exclusive financial advisor and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP served as DGI’s legal advisor.

SOS International LLC (SOSi) announced today the acquisition of Defense Group Inc. (DGI), a data analytics and cyber solutions firm based in Vienna, Va., that services the U.S. intelligence and national security community.

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.

The Skadden team includes, in Washington, D.C., Los Angeles and New York: M&A partner Pankaj Sinha (Picture), counsel Anthony Saldana, and associates Adam Krepack and John Hamlett; Tax counsel Paul Schockett and associate Kate Long; Executive Compensation and Benefits counsel Michael Bergmann; and Intellectual Property and Technology partner Jose Esteves and associate Jenna Skoller Cantor.

Involved fees earner: Anthony Saldana – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Adam Krepack – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; John Hamlett – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Pankaj Sinha – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Paul Schockett – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Kate Long – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Michael Bergmann – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Jose Esteves – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Jenna Skoller Cantor – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom;

Law Firms: Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom;

Clients: Defense Group Inc.;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti