KippsDeSanto & Co. Advised HHB Systems on its sale to Vectrus, Inc.
KippsDeSanto & Co. is pleased to announce the sale of its client, HHB Systems (“HHB” or the “Company”), to Vectrus, Inc. (“Vectrus”).
Based in Springfield, VA, HHB is a leading provider of information systems technology, enterprise operations, facilities management, and technical assistance to Federal customers across the Intelligence Community.
The Company has developed a highly regarded reputation and long-standing relationship with various Intelligence Community agencies by leveraging its capabilities and extensive subject matter expertise around unique mission critical programs. HHB’s strong past performance has led to expanded work under its existing contract vehicles and has positioned the Company for continued growth.
The acquisition of HHB will augment Vectrus’ position as a leader in the converged infrastructure market. Additionally, HHB expands Vectrus’ integrated capabilities and broadens its reach within the Intelligence Community.
We believe this transaction highlights several key trends in the government and technology solutions M&A market:
- Continued demand for access to prime, full and open awards as a channel to drive growth
- Deep domain and subject matter expertise, particularly when coupled with long-term relationships, are critical investment considerations
- Emphasis on operational synergies and complementary solutions to enhance and build upon existing capability sets
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Vectrus Acquires HHB Systems, Advancing Physical and Digital Infrastructure Technologies within the Intelligence Community
– Further expands reach into the Intelligence Community as a Converged Infrastructure Provider
– Enhances Capabilities in Facility Engineering, Design, and Planning, as well as Asset Management & Logistics
– Bolsters Information Technology, Network Communications Services, and Operational Technologies Competencies and Solutions
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Jan. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Vectrus, Inc. (NYSE: VEC) announced today that it has acquired HHB Systems, a leading provider of high-end solutions for facilities management, logistics, engineering, enterprise operations, and asset management solutions supporting Intelligence Community (IC) projects. Additionally, HHB provides information technology and cybersecurity solutions to select clients.
Founded in 2003, HHB Systems brings comprehensive and proven capabilities which advance Vectrus’ ability to deliver innovative, integrated solutions and further differentiates the company as a leader in the converged infrastructure market.
“The acquisition of HHB brings integrated solutions that support physical and digital infrastructures within the intelligence community and creates a stronger platform from which we can deliver fully converged solutions across all our clients’ missions,” said Sue Deagle, Senior Vice President and Chief Growth Officer of Vectrus. “I am delighted to welcome the talented employees of HHB to Vectrus. We look forward to building upon the HHB team’s past performance, reputation, and long-standing and trusted relationships in the Intelligence Community.”
Headquartered in Springfield, Virginia, HHB Systems has a 17-plus-year history of providing technology-enabled services and solutions to the Intelligence Community. The company has more than 50 highly skilled employees, 95% of which are cleared at Top Secret or above.
“Importantly, the acquisition of HHB further builds on our recently announced acquisition of Zenetex and together these acquisitions advance Vectrus’ transformation into a higher-value, technology-enabled and differentiated platform. The Zenetex and HHB teams work together in the Intelligence Community market today, and the expanded opportunities under Vectrus to reach our existing DoD and IC clients open the aperture to even greater growth,” Ms. Deagle concluded.
Vectrus funded the acquisition from cash on hand and its revolving line of credit.
Vectrus is a leading provider of global service solutions with a history in the services market that dates back more than 70 years. The company provides facility and base operations; supply chain and logistics services; information technology mission support; and engineering and digital technology services primarily to U.S. government customers around the world. Vectrus is differentiated by operational excellence, superior program performance, a history of long-term customer relationships and a strong commitment to its clients’ mission success. Vectrus is headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colo., and includes about 7,100 employees spanning 148 locations in 26 countries and territories. In 2019, Vectrus generated sales of $1.4 billion. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.vectrus.com or connect with Vectrus on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn