CACI to acquire LGS Innovations, acquires Mastodon Design

CACI International Inc of Arlington, VA announced on January 30 that it has entered into an agreement with affiliates of Madison Dearborn Partners and CoVant Management to acquire LGS Innovations, a leading provider of real-time spectrum management, C4ISR, and cyber products and solutions to the Intelligence Community (IC) and Department of Defense (DoD). LGS traces its roots through decades of innovative companies beginning with Bell Labs. CACI has also acquired Mastodon Design, experts in the rapid design and manufacturing of rugged signals intelligence (SIGINT), electronic warfare (EW), and cyber operations products and solutions. Their modular designs are small form factor, lightweight, consume less power, and provide mission flexibility with greater capabilities.

CACI will leverage their integrated technology and capabilities to create scalable SIGINT, EW, and cyber operations products and solutions, providing advanced operational capabilities to our warfighters to address existing and emerging threats.

The combined purchase price is expected to be $975 million, or $835 million net of transaction-related tax benefit worth $140 million on a net present value basis. Over the next 12 months, the two transactions are expected to add approximately $480 million in revenue and $82 million in EBITDA. We anticipate the transactions will be accretive to net income and earnings per share, excluding one-time transaction costs.

Dr. J.P. (Jack) London, CACI executive chairman and chairman of the board, noted, “CACI has a consistent track record of successful acquisitions that deliver exceptional benefits for our customers and employees while providing long-term value to our shareholders. The cultures of CACI, LGS Innovations, and Mastodon Design are a solid fit with an unwavering commitment to integrity, ethics, and innovation.”

Ken Asbury, CACI’s president and chief executive officer, said, “The combination of CACI, LGS Innovations, and Mastodon Design offers unparalleled advantages to our Defense and Intelligence Community customers. The synergies in our offerings will strengthen our competitive position while bringing agile innovation to our customers’ missions. We welcome both LGS and Mastodon’s highly skilled, experienced, and inventive employees to CACI.”

According to John Mengucci, CACI chief operating officer, “The acquisition of LGS Innovations and Mastodon Design is complementary and additive to CACI’s signals intelligence, electronic warfare, and cyber operations offerings. Their software-defined expertise and manufacturing capabilities accelerate new functionality to the field as quickly as threats evolve. CACI will build new products and solutions for the tactical edge faster and with less investment, while retaining ownership of the intellectual property.”

Source: CACI