• Enlightenment Capital's Vistronix Buys Two Companies

    December 10, 2013  |  by Chris Witkowsky

    Enlightenment Capital's portfolio company Vistronix, a provider of intelligence and technology solutions to national security and civilian agencies in the federal space, has acquired NetCentric Technology and Kimmich Software Systems. Financial terms were not disclosed.

    PRESS RELEASE

    Enlightenment Capital, an aerospace, defense & government focused investment firm based in the Washington, DC area, announced that its portfolio company Vistronix has acquired NetCentric Technology, Inc. and Kimmich Software Systems, Inc. (KSSI). Vistronix is a leading provider of intelligence and technology solutions to national security and civilian agencies in the federal space. Financial terms of the transactions were not disclosed.

    NetCentric Technology is a New Jersey-based technology company specializing in cloud computing architectures, big data analytics, and cyber security engineering for customers focused on tactical intelligence and the C4ISR mission. NetCentric places Vistronix at the forefront of capabilities and technologies that assist C4ISR and intelligence organizations in innovating and implementing cost effective mission solutions. NetCentric's highly skilled team of software developers and systems engineers possesses extensive experience in cloud computing, big data analytics, information assurance, and security engineering.

    Columbia, MD based KSSI deepens Vistronix's cyber, big data, and cloud computing expertise. KSSI, with its offerings in cyber operations, signals processing, data analytics, software development, and systems engineering, provides industry-leading capabilities that meet the evolving and complex needs of the U.S. Intelligence Community. Formed in 1994, KSSI's employees are highly-skilled software developers, computer scientists, electrical engineers, and systems engineers.

    "These acquisitions bring critical capabilities, key customers, and top-tier personnel to Vistronix as it continues to build a premier provider of technology solutions to the national security and federal civilian communities," said Devin Talbott, Managing Partner of Enlightenment Capital. "With these transactions, Vistronix has broadened the range of tools and services available to its customers, expanded its customer base, and enabled continued innovation and deeper support for the national security mission. We look forward to continuing to support the team as it executes on its growth strategy," added Pierre Chao, Managing Partner of Enlightenment Capital.

    About Vistronix

    Founded in 1990, Vistronix provides national security systems, solutions, and services that protect our nation's safety, security, and economic well-being through ingenuity, technology innovation, and mission expertise. Vistronix's offerings leverage its differentiated capabilities in big data analytics, cyber operations, cloud computing and signals processing for government customers charged with our nation's security. For more information, visit www.vistronix.com.

    About Enlightenment Capital

    Enlightenment Capital, a Washington, DC area based private investment firm, provides senior debt, mezzanine debt, and minority equity to small and mid-sized companies in the Aerospace, Defense & Government (ADG) sector. The firm partners with management teams, equity sponsors, and those businesses that provide vital services, protect critical infrastructure, innovate aerospace solutions, safeguard national security, and endeavor to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow. For more information, visit www.enlightencap.com.