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Offit Kurman Attorney Michael Mercurio Advises SigInt Technologies on Sale to Novetta Solutions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Maple Lawn, MD – August 26, 2014– Mike Mercurio and Offit Kurman  announced today their role as sell side legal counsel to SigInt Technologies and its ownership on the sale to Novetta Solutions, a portfolio company of Arlington Capital Partners.  Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Founded in 2005, SigInt Technologies provides digital signal processing (DSP) and intelligence analysis solutions for the Intelligence Community. novettaHeadquartered in McLean, VA with more than 500 employees across the US, Novetta provides agile big data solutions and services to government and commercial organizations worldwide.  Its advanced identity, cyber and social analytics support the Intelligence Community.   SigInt will be integrated into Novetta’s Cyber SIGINT and Discovery Division (CSD) which is based in Columbia, MD and led by Senior Vice President John Skordas. Novetta CEO Peter B. LaMontagne commented, “We are very impressed with SigInt’s technical capabilities. Bringing our teams together will enable us to better support our respective customers and mission areas.” “SigInt Technologies brings high end, sophisticated engineering solutions to the marketplace.”  “The ownership of SigInt brought this same sophistication to the transaction.”  “It was my pleasure to work with such energetic and intelligent clients” commented Mike Mercurio. Offit Kurman Attorney Michael Mercurio acted as lead counsel to SigInt Technologies and its ownership for the sale to Novetta.  Mr. Mercurio is the chair of the Business Transactions and M&A practice groups for Offit Kurman. This transaction is one more example of Offit Kurman successful sell side representation of government contracting entities in the M&A space. Mike_Mercurio_New WebsiteAbout Michael Mercurio Mr. Mercurio is a Principal and Chair of the Firm’s Business Law and Transactions’ Practice Group. He serves as outside general counsel to clients on matters related to corporate and business law, commercial transactions, government contracting, technology issues and real estate. As a strategic partner to firm clients, Mr. Mercurio regularly counsels entrepreneurial individuals and assorted entities on all aspects of business and commerce including formation and structure; ownership, management and control; financing and capital; expansion and acquisition; sale and transfer; and contraction and dissolution. He is well versed in the various issues and challenges companies of all sizes and industries face in the business life cycle including start-up, maturation and end stage considerations. A core specialty practice for Mr. Mercurio is mergers and acquisitions, both from the sell side perspective and buy side perspective.