DLA Piper represented G2SF, Inc. in its sale to Gunnison Consulting Group, Inc., a leader in software development, data analytics and enterprise system testing for US federal government customers with a data-intensive focus.
G2SF is a government-focused IT consultancy and enterprise solution provider with core competencies in IT service management (ITSM), mobility engineering and management, security engineering and management, and IT engineering and integration. Its clients are responsible for the largest IT organizations in the world, including the defense, intelligence and civilian agencies within the US government.
“We were pleased to combine our extensive M&A experience with our deep cybersecurity and government contracting sector capabilities to assist G2SF with this transaction,” said Jeffrey Houle, co-chair of DLA Piper’s Aerospace, Defense and Government Services Transactional practice, who led the firm’s deal team. “This integration will allow G2SF to offer clients access to a broader spectrum of services and positions G2SF well for future growth. I am very proud of what our team has accomplished in the midst of a global pandemic – closing an extraordinary transaction on behalf of extraordinary clients.”
"We were extremely grateful for DLA Piper's extensive market knowledge and exceptional understanding of our needs as a founder-led government contractor serving clients that support missions across a broad range of US federal agencies,” said Greg Smith, G2SF’s Founder and its President and CEO. “The firm’s strong transactional capabilities, creativity and professionalism were key factors in helping us complete this transaction efficiently in the middle of a global pandemic."
In addition to Houle (Washington, DC), the DLA Piper team representing G2SF included partners Thomas Pilkerton, Jordan Bailowitz (both of Baltimore), Julia Kovacs (Washington, DC) and Brad Jorgensen (Austin); of counsel Ryan Compton (Washington, DC); and associates Matt Huddle (Baltimore) and Charles Bell (Washington, DC).
With more than 1,000 corporate lawyers globally, DLA Piper helps clients execute complex cross-border transactions seamlessly while supporting clients across all stages of development. The firm has been rated number one in global M&A volume for ten consecutive years, according to Mergermarket.
DLA Piper’s Aerospace, Defense and Government Services Transactional practice is made up of a cross-disciplinary, cross-border team that works efficiently and creatively to facilitate deals and bring value to government contractor clients. The firm’s lawyers have in-depth knowledge of the industry and the issues that arise in government contractor M&A transactions, and they are experienced in representing both public and private, and US and non-US based, government contractors.