NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–DLA Piper advised CM Equity Partners, a New York City-based private equity firm that invests in aerospace, and defense and federal services companies, in its investment and partnership with Dexis Consulting Group.
Founded in 2001, Dexis is a professional services firm that provides program design and delivery of foreign assistance programs in support of national security. Their clients include the State Department, USAID, Center for Disease Control, and the Defense Security Cooperation Agency.
Jeffrey Mark, Partner of CM Equity Partners, said: “The DLA deal team, led by Jeffrey Houle, co-chair of DLA Piper’s Aerospace, Defense and Government Services Transactional Practice, listened carefully to learn our objectives and tailored a customized strategy to match our requirements and transaction timeline. The DLA team was creative, highly responsive, and detail-oriented, guiding us through every nuanced step of the transaction. From my seat, this transaction was a homerun.”
“We were pleased to work with CM Equity Partners in their partnership with Dexis, which will accelerate Dexis’s growth in the federal civilian marketplace,” said Jeffrey Houle.
Along with Houle (Washington, DC), the DLA Piper team included partners Tom Pilkerton, Julia Kovacs and Jordan Bailowitz (all in Baltimore) and Glenn Reitman (Houston); of counsel Nia Brown (Washington, DC); associates Hungtington Domaine (Palo Alto) and Hunter Winsauer (Houston); and attorney Cara Hupprich (Northern Virginia).
About CM Equity Partners
CM Equity Partners (www.cmequity.com), based in New York, NY, provides capital to the Federal services and aerospace and defense industries. For nearly thirty years, CMEP has partnered with management teams to build value by leveraging its long-standing industry knowledge, relationships, operating experience, and its corporate finance, M&A, and private equity expertise. CMEP provides an active and collaborative management approach to its investments, developing long-term strategic plans and supporting re-investment of profits to grow and broaden a company’s revenue base and capabilities. CMEP’s investments are structured with flexibility across a broad spectrum of the capital structure, including equity, structured equity and mezzanine debt.
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