Case Study: Sale of i_SW

Transaction Summary
 
ECS Federal Inc. signed an agreement to acquire i_SW Corp. for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition combines i_SW’s high-end capabilities in mission-critical Defense and Intelligence community programs with ECS Federal’s management and technical solutions platform.
 
Overview of i_SW
 
i_SW provides high-end design, development, integration and deployment services to mission-critical customers in the National Security community. i_SW specializes in the rapid fielding of advanced software and prototype applications into an operational environment, with domain expertise in cloud engineering and data analytics. i_SW’s core capabilities include the development of robust, secure network enclaves for non-classified, cross-agency and coalition collaboration and communication as well as the design and development of cloud-based systems for cross-domain open source harvesting, large-scale correlation analytics and data enrichment.
 
Value Add
Due to our unique understanding of the National Security and Intelligence Community space, Chertoff Capital targeted a key strategic buyer that preempted the process.We executed an accelerated sale process that provided i_SW with compelling value, and a very complimetary cultural fit.