Press Release
June 11, 2024

Holland & Knight Advises Macquarie Capital on Investment in Earth Resources Technology

TYSONS, Va. (June 11, 2024) – Holland & Knight advised Macquarie Capital in connection with its investment in Earth Resources Technology (ERT), a data systems and technology company that provides U.S. federal government agencies with scientific, engineering, environmental and technology services. The transaction, which was announced on May 21, will support ERT in expanding its client base and seeking opportunities to drive growth.

Based in Australia, Macquarie Capital is a leading investor in companies that provide critical services and innovative solutions in support of the public sector. The investment was made through Macquarie Capital's Growth and Technology team, which specializes in growth investments and buyouts.

Headquartered in Laurel, Maryland, ERT is a trusted partner to U.S. federal agencies, including the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and U.S. Space Force (USSF). ERT's services include satellite ground segment engineering, enterprise computing, data analytics, artificial intelligence, research and development, sustainment and operations for satellite, weather, climate, ocean and environmental missions.

Holland & Knight Partners Marisa Terrenzi and Katherine Markel led the firm's representation of Macquarie Capital. They were supported by Partners David Valeck, Erin Estevez, John Dierking and Parker Young and Associates Alison Redick, Cooper Littlejohn, Diana Andrade and Samantha Podlas.

More information on 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, LSEG (formerly Refinitiv), Mergermarket, PitchBook and The Deal. In 2023, the firm ranked among the top 5 most active law firms in the U.S. and top 10 globally for its work in the space. Through the HK Deal FlowSM 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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