PE-backed A-T Solutions buys security specialist GreenLine Systems

GreenLine Systems Inc, a company focused on assisting governments with managing risks associated with maritime and cross-border movements of vessels, goods and people, has been purchased for an undisclosed amount by counter-terrorism specialist A-T Solutions Inc of Vienna, Virginia. Founded in 2002, GreenLine has offices in Washington, D.C., Ottawa, Ontario and the Netherlands. U.S. private equity firm CI Capital Partners acquired A-T Solutions in 2008.


A-T Solutions Acquires GreenLine Systems

WASHINGTON, Nov. 13, 2013 — A-T Solutions Inc., an internationally recognized leader in counterterrorism headquartered in Vienna, Va., announced today it has acquired Arlington, Va.-based GreenLine Systems, a technology company specializing in helping governments around the world manage risks associated with maritime and cross-border movement of vessels, goods and people. Through this acquisition, A-T Solutions further extends its counterterrorism capabilities into international markets and the critical areas of transportation security and border protection.

“GreenLine Systems shares our commitment to excellence and customer mission success,” said Dennis Kelly, president and CEO of A-T Solutions. “We believe their high-quality enterprise software solutions and subject matter expertise in maritime, transportation security and border protection will give our combined team a broader range of technology solutions to meet the continuously changing needs of our customers in the U.S. and around the world.”

Founded in 2002, GreenLine Systems is a global technology company with offices in Virginia, Canada and the Netherlands serving U.S. and international government customers. The company combines deep domain expertise with highly effective agile software development skills to deliver unique solutions for its customers. GreenLine Systems applies a proven agile software development method to deliver custom solutions for worldwide transportation situational awareness and threat assessment. The company also provides a unique software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution for both governmental and commercial clients needing enhanced maritime traffic monitoring and analysis.

“We are excited about becoming a part of the A-T Solutions family,” said Scott Suhy, CEO of GreenLine Systems. “A-T Solutions has an excellent reputation around the world as a leading authority in counterterrorism, and the team is clearly committed to that mission. The technologies and customers of our companies are highly complementary and, perhaps even more important to both of us, our organizational cultures are very similar. We are pleased to have the chance to continue to grow with a company that strives to make a real difference every day for its customers.”

A-T Solutions has been repeatedly recognized for growth and excellence in its industry. The company was recently ranked on the Washington Business Journal’s list of 50 fastest-growing companies for the third consecutive year and on Inc. magazine’s list of fastest-growing companies in America for the seventh consecutive year. In 2012, A-T Solutions was named Best-Run Company by Washington SmartCEO Magazine and Company of the Year by the Association for Corporate Growth.

A-T Solutions was advised on the transaction by Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP of New York and Pillsbury, LLC in McLean, Va. GreenLine Systems was advised by ARC Securities LLC of Washington, D.C., and Paradigm Counsel of Palo Alto, Calif.

About A-T Solutions

A-T Solutions Inc. is an internationally recognized leader in counterterrorism offering a full spectrum of capabilities in the areas of intelligence, technology, training and operations to combat the ever-changing threat and protect our homeland and allies around the world. Relentless in the fight against terrorism, A-T Solutions subject matter experts know the realities of terrorism and provide the most current, relevant knowledge required to defeat this threat and design dynamic, adaptable solutions to meet customer requirements and resources. A-T Solutions offers unparalleled expertise and support in forensics and biometrics; CBRNE/WMD; IED defeat; special operations support; training; intelligence collection and analysis; critical infrastructure and maritime protection; engineering and technology; and global logistics. Acquired by CI Capital and CoVant in 2008, A-T Solutions supports more than 200 customers in over 40 countries, including the departments of Defense, Homeland Security, Justice and State; the Intelligence Community; allied nations; state and local agencies; and the private sector. Based in the Tysons Corner area of Vienna, Va., A-T Solutions has an operations and training center in Fredericksburg, Va., and additional offices in San Diego, Calif.; Niceville, Fla.; Boise, Idaho; Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.; Fort. Bragg, N.C.; and Virginia Beach, Va. For more information, please visit

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