Press Release
December 5, 2023

Holland & Knight Advises Acclaim Technical Services in Acquisition of Alder Technology

TYSONS, Va. (December 5, 2023) – Holland & Knight represented Acclaim Technical Services LLC (ATS), backed by venture capital firm Blue Delta Capital Partners, in its acquisition of Alder Technology Inc. The combination of the two firms will strengthen ATS' position as a key player in the intelligence community's middle-market sector. The transaction was announced on December 4.

ATS, based in Reston, Virginia, is a leader in specialized operational support, technology solutions and language-enabled services to the U.S. intelligence community.

Based in Chantilly, Virginia, Alder Technology is a provider of high-end network engineering, network security, and data management services and solutions supporting the national security mission.

Holland & Knight Partners Adam August and Jose Morales and Associates Andrew Erickson and Elizabeth Fillman led the firm's representation of ATS. They were assisted by Partners Gary Schoenbrun, Erin Estevez, David Matuszewski, Kara Ariail, Ryan Meadows, Bess Hinson, Max Bodoin and Antonia Tzinova, Senior Counsel Ashley Thomas, and Associates Lauren Becker, Nicholas Hasenfus, Kisha Wilson, Jiyeon Barta, Mackenzie Zales and Advait Nanavati.

More information about the transaction can be found here.

Holland & Knight regularly ranks among the leading M&A and private equity law firms in reputable, benchmarking league tables published by Bloomberg, Refinitiv, Mergermarket, PitchBook and The Deal. In the first half of 2023, the firm ranked among the top 5 most active law firms in the U.S. and globally for its work in the space. Through the HK Deal Flow® program, Holland & Knight facilitates deal leads for clients and prospective clients by matching acquisition or capital raising opportunities with buyers and investors.

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