DynaCorp Sells Quanta Systems to Black Box

CompuDyne Corp., a portfolio company of The Gores Group, has sold Quanta Systems LLC to Black Box Corp. (Nasdaq: BBOX) for an undisclosed amount. Quanta is a Gaithersburg, Md.-based provider of security and command center solution.


Black Box Corporation (NASDAQ:BBOX) today announced the acquisition of Quanta Systems, LLC (Quanta), a privately-held company headquartered in Gaithersburg, MD. Quanta has an active customer base which includes various United States Department of Defense and government agency accounts. Annual historical revenues of Quanta are approximately $12 million.

Black Box acquired Quanta from CompuDyne Corporation, a portfolio company of the Los Angeles-based private equity fund The Gores Group.

“Quanta’s security and command center solutions combined with Black Box’s world-class infrastructure solutions will provide our worldwide Federal customers distinct advantages and value,” commented Jeff Murray, Sr. Vice President and GM for Black Box’s Federal Division. “We are very excited to have the added capabilities that Quanta offers, which will give us a distinct competitive advantage in the Federal market, as we continue to evolve and expand our Federal programs.”

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