Enlightenment Capital closes new $540M fund

  1. Enlightenment Capital closes new $540M fund

    Government market investment firm Enlightenment Capital has closed its fourth fund after fetching $540 million in capital from both new and existing investors. That figure is nearly double the amount Enlightenment raised for its third fund closed in 2019 at $250 million and three times that of the second fund closed in 2016 at $147…

  2. Enlightenment Capital invests in PM Consulting Group

    Government market investment firm Enlightenment Capital is putting more of its small business development fund to work. Enlightenment’s latest backing goes to PM Consulting Group, a provider of management consulting and other professional support services to agencies involved in international development and health care programs. No terms were disclosed, but Enlightenment and PMCG said Wednesday that the…

  3. Booz Allen to acquire national security software services company

    Less than a year after its largest-ever acquisition, Booz Allen Hamilton made moves to purchase another company with footing almost exclusively in the defense and intelligence communities. Booz Allen said Wednesday it agreed to acquire EverWatch, a developer of classified software and analytics capabilities used by national security agencies to fend off cyber threats. The terms…

  4. Aeyon expands automation, analytics footprint through acquisitions

    One of Enlightenment Capital’s newest investments has acquired a pair of other companies that focus on offerings in robotic process automation, data analytics and other in-demand services. Aeyon was formed by Enlightenment in September when the investment firm merged Artlin Consulting and Sehlke Consulting. Now Aeyon has added Manufacturing Technical Solutions and Marick Group to become a larger…

  5. Enlightenment Capital backs space, missile defense tech firm

    Enlightenment Capital has added another company into its portfolio with the acquisition of Boecore, which provides space and strategic defense technologies to military customers. Colorado Springs-headquartered Boecore focuses on software, systems and networking engineering, and cybersecurity. The company designs its solutions to address the space, missile defense, hypersonics, and strategic deterrent mission areas. “The pace of technological change and…

  6. Enlightenment reveals new fund to find, back emerging companies

    Government market investment firm Enlightenment Capital has unveiled a new effort to identify and back emerging and promising technology-oriented companies.

  7. Sev1Tech breaks $250M revenue mark with acquisition

    Sev1Tech is acquiring Geocent to add more DevSecOps and engineering services capabilities to the buyer’s stable of IT modernization, cybersecurity and cloud services offerings.

  8. Enlightenment Capital invests in firm as part of SBA loan program

    Enlightenment Capital, the government market investment firm, has partnered with data management and professional services firm Artlin Consulting to help that company through its next phase of growth.

  9. EverWatch taps Salient vet as new CFO

    EverWatch has hired J.D. Kuhn, formerly an executive with Salient CRGT, to be its new chief financial officer.

  10. Cartwright joins Expression Networks board of advisers

    Retired Marine Corps Gen. James “Hoss” Cartwright has joined the board of advisers at defense technology integrator Expression Networks.