Press Release
March 6, 2023

Holland Knight Represents VaST in Acquisition by Altamira Technologies

TYSONS, VA (March 6, 2023) – Holland & Knight advised Virginia Systems & Technology, Inc. (VaST), a signals intelligence mission company (SIGINT), in its acquisition by Altamira Technologies Corporation. The deal was announced on March 1, 2023.

VaST, headquartered in Warrenton, Virginia, implements a unique and innovative approach to the SIGINT mission by bridging the gap between operations and engineering with new capabilities through its leading services, including software engineering, software design, information operations, analysis and reporting, data collection and parsing.

Based in McLean, Virginia, Altamira is a defense contractor supporting critical defense and national missions by providing expert-driven, data-accelerated analytic and engineering solutions for space, cyber, air and intel missions. Altamira is a portfolio of the venture capital/growth equity group ClearSky.

With the acquisition of VaST, Altamira adds new capabilities in end-to-end SIGINT tasking, collection, processing, exploitation and dissemination (TCPED), National/Tactical SIGINT collaborative mission constellation management and emerging threat identification.

Holland & Knight Partners Adam August and Ashley Plemons led the firm's representation of VaST. They were supported by Associate Advait Nanavati and other team members.

More information about the transaction can be found here.

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