GAP Solutions Acquired by Tallasi Technology
MCLEAN, VA – November 2013 – The McLean Group today announced that it acted as the exclusive mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisor to GAP Solutions, Inc (GAPSI), a leading professional and technical services provider, in its sale to Tallasi Technology, an entity led by former Stanley Associates executives Eric Wolking and Pat Flannery. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Established in 1999, GAPSI provides a full spectrum of mission support services focused on emergency management, security and information management, managerial and administrative support, and logistics support. GAPSI’s customer base includes the Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Homeland Security, Department of State, Department of Justice, as well as various other civilian and defense agencies.
Messrs. Wolking and Flannery have over 35 years’ combined operational, strategic, business development and M&A experience in the government services industry. They will join Diane Pairel, GAPSI’s current President, as Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice President of Operations, respectively. All members of GAPSI’s existing operations management team will remain with the Company.
“GAP Solutions is an outstanding platform for growth,” said Mr. Wolking. “The Company has an exceptional reputation with its customers and a talented and dedicated workforce. Moreover, it is positioned as a prime contractor in several high priority segments of the government market, including the federal healthcare arena. Diane and her team have done a fantastic job building the Company, and Pat and I are very excited about working with her to lead GAP Solutions through its next phase of growth.”
“The McLean Group played an instrumental role in facilitating a successful acquisition,” said Ms. Pairel. “Their guidance and focus allowed GAP Solutions to identify a buyer with the experience and vision necessary to continue our trajectory of rapid growth.”
The McLean Group’s Aerospace, Defense & Government (ADG) practice advised on the transaction. This transaction adds to The McLean Group’s record of successful federal contracting advisory assignments.
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