HERNDON, Va., Aug. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Mission Essential, a global services and solutions provider to the Defense and Intelligence Communities, announced the acquisition of Information Management Technology Corporation (IMT), a rapidly growing system integrator and software engineering firm, and the foremost experts in the dissemination of time-critical intelligence to the warfighter.
Founded in 2006 in Fairfax, VA, IMT provides a full spectrum of integration, engineering, and sustainment solutions and has built an industry-leading expertise in time-critical information management and global communications. IMT is the lead technical support and sustainment provider for the Integrated Broadcast Service (IBS) Enterprise, the Defense Department's worldwide satellite-connected communications network for transmitting tactical and strategic intelligence, lethal threat warning, and targeting data to Joint Service and Allied partner decision-makers and operators.
"The acquisition of IMT is a key component of our long-term growth and diversification strategy," said Mission Essential Chairman Greg Miller, further commenting that, "after thoroughly analyzing the marketplace, it was clear that IMT would be a great value-add to the Mission Essential family as the spearhead for our C4ISR capabilities." Mission Essential CEO Sunil Ramchand stated, "The Mission Essential – IMT combination is a perfect fit: both have mission-focused, people-first cultures, and are committed to supporting the critical needs of the warfighter."
IMT founder and President Rob Kelly said, "IMT is excited to join the Mission Essential family. The combination of our world-class engineering capabilities with Mission Essential's global infrastructure will be a force-multiplier for our customers and a catalyst for growth."
IMT will continue to be led by Rob Kelly, and will be known as IMT, a Mission Essential Company.
The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Advisors to Mission Essential for this transaction were Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP and Arena Strategic Advisors LLC. IMT was represented by KippsDeSanto & Company and Holland & Knight, LLP.
ABOUT MISSION ESSENTIAL
Mission Essential, founded in 2004 by U.S. Army veteran and current Chairman Gregory K. Miller, is the preeminent provider of interpretation and translation services to the Defense Department, as well as a leading provider of analytic and operational intelligence services and solutions to the Intelligence Community. Mission Essential executes prime contracts with numerous Intelligence Community members, as well as with the U.S. Army, Navy, and Air Force; U.S. Central, European, and Africa Commands; and the State Department.
Mission Essential has deployed over 20,000 professionals to 200 project sites in 46 countries worldwide. It is included on both the Defense News and Washington Technology lists of Top 100 Contractors.
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