Enlightenment-backed IntelliBridge acquires U.Group

IntelliBridge, which is backed by Enlightenment Capital, has acquired U.Group, a provider of DevSecOps, data science, and analytic solutions to homeland security, defense, and federal civilian agencies.

IntelliBridge, which is backed by Enlightenment Capital, has acquired U.Group, a provider of DevSecOps, data science, and analytic solutions to homeland security, defense, and federal civilian agencies. No financial terms were disclosed. KippsDeSanto acted as financial advisor to U.Group for this acquisition.

PRESS RELEASE

Chevy Chase, Maryland – August 3, 2021: IntelliBridge, a leading provider of advanced technology, intelligence, and mission support solutions to homeland security, federal law enforcement, defense and civilian agencies, today announced the acquisition of U.Group, a provider of DevSecOps, data science, and analytic solutions to homeland security, defense, and federal civilian agencies. IntelliBridge is backed by Enlightenment Capital.

Founded in 2010, U.Group helps homeland security, defense, and federal civilian organizations use technology and human-centered design to solve complex mission-critical problems. U.Group’s customer-first approach fuses strategy and consulting with agile development and unique data products and analytics to create powerful solutions in a rapid and scalable manner.

“The addition of U.Group to the IntelliBridge platform broadens the company’s technology capabilities, adding a suite of software products and tech-enabled services that allow them to better serve their customers’ missions,” said Jason Rigoli, Partner at Enlightenment Capital and Chairman of IntelliBridge. “U.Group brings the latest commercial innovations in DevSecOps, data science and analytics, and creative design to the public sector, and we are excited to bolster these capabilities across the organization.”

Cass Panciocco, IntelliBridge President and CEO, said, “U.Group’s team of creative and innovative technology experts solidifies our position in the digital solutions marketplace. We can now bring to bear new Artificial Intelligence and Data Science solutions in an agile, repeatable, and scalable manner to current and prospective customers. This combination will create instant opportunities for both our customers and employees. We are excited to welcome the entire U.Group team to the IntelliBridge family.”

Ahmad Ishaq, Founder and CEO of U.Group said, “U.Group is excited to join forces with the IntelliBridge team. We will continue to provide highly specialized digital and data science solutions to our customers as well as help grow the IntelliBridge platform. Both companies focus on delivering positive mission-focused outcomes for customers, creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, and investing in employee growth. Leveraging the combined organization’s expertise will allow us to further empower our customers and employees and ultimately drive mission success for both.”

Investment bank KippsDeSanto acted as the financial advisor to U.Group for this acquisition.

About IntelliBridge
IntelliBridge is a premier partner to defense, federal law enforcement, and civilian agency customers who helps solve complex technology, intelligence, and mission support challenges. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, with locations and staff nationwide, IntelliBridge makes its customers successful by delivering best-in-class technical, intelligence, and mission support solutions through a combination of deep domain expertise, advanced technology, and passion for the mission. IntelliBridge is a portfolio company of Enlightenment Capital. To learn more or join the team, visit www.intellibridge.us.

About Enlightenment Capital
Enlightenment Capital, a Washington, DC area based private investment firm, provides flexible capital and strategic support to middle-market companies in the Aerospace, Defense, Government & Technology (ADG&T) sector. The firm partners with businesses that provide vital services, protect critical infrastructure, innovate cyber and data solutions, enhance decision making capabilities, engineer aerospace systems, safeguard national security, and endeavor to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow. For more information, visit www.enlightenment-cap.com.