Covington & Burling LLP

06/18/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 06/18/2019 13:40

Covington Represents Peraton in Solers Acquisition

WASHINGTON-Covington is representing Peraton in its recently announced deal to acquire Solers, Inc., a leading provider of software development and systems integration for space situational awareness, satellite ground systems and operations, cybersecurity engineering, and enterprise cloud-based solutions. Covington is handling government contracts, national security, and cybersecurity aspects of the deal for Peraton.

The deal represents an important part of Peraton's growth strategy and will accelerate both near- and long-range growth opportunities and enhance the company's ability to deliver highly differentiated space protection and resiliency solutions that directly support mission objectives and critical national security initiatives. The combined capabilities will enable Peraton to expand its offerings of innovative and agile end-to-end solutions that address the growing complexity of customer mission needs across both national security and civilian agency space and ground programs.

A trusted provider of highly differentiated space, intelligence, cyber, defense, homeland security, and communications capabilities, Peraton is a critical partner to the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and select federal agencies and commercial entities.

Covington partner Scott Freling leads the team representing Peraton, along with special counsel Alex Hastings and associates Bryan Byrd and Brooke Stanley. The team also includes partners Ashden Fein and Susan Cassidy, of counsel Heather Finstuen, and associates, Charles Buker, Weiss Nusraty, and B.J. Altvater.