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PE-backed Aeyon makes two acquisitions

Aeyon, a portfolio company of Enlightenment Capital, has acquired Manufacturing Technical Solutions and Marick Group.

Aeyon, a portfolio company of Enlightenment Capital, has acquired Manufacturing Technical Solutions and Marick Group. No financial terms were disclosed. MTS is a provider of engineering & science, program & logistics, IT and subject matter expertise solutions primarily to NASA and Department of Defense customers while Marick is a provider of cloud-based human capital management and training solutions.

PRESS RELEASE

Chevy Chase, Maryland – February 14, 2022: Aeyon, a provider of Robotic Process Automation (RPA), data analytics, program management, and management consulting services to support large scale acquisition programs of the Federal Government, announced the acquisitions of Manufacturing Technical Solutions (MTS) and Marick Group (Marick). Aeyon is a portfolio company of Enlightenment Capital.

Now with over 650 employees, Aeyon is one of the largest middle-market providers of automation, analytics, RPA, and technical & programmatic support to the Federal market. With its headquarters in Northern Virginia and a major presence in Huntsville, Alabama, Aeyon provides a broad spectrum of technical solutions including cloud-based modernization, programmatic support, and major system implementations across the Space, Defense, and Civilian markets.

Founded in 2001, MTS is a provider of engineering & science, program & logistics, IT, and subject matter expertise solutions primarily to NASA and Department of Defense customers in Huntsville. As a NASA prime contractor, MTS has been recognized for engineering expertise in program planning, scheduling, and advisory support disciplines across NASA space centers nationwide.

Founded in 2007, Marick is a provider of cloud-based human capital management and training solutions. As a trusted advisor in the human capital management software space, Marick’s industry leading software implementation solutions, proprietary data migration tools, and eLearning support services help clients maintain the workforce and talent they need to meet their agency’s mission.

“These two companies bring complementary capabilities to Aeyon and bolster our position as a leading provider of innovative solutions that improve and accelerate the decision-making abilities of our customers,” said Sunny Singh, Aeyon CEO. “I am thrilled to welcome the MTS and Marick teams to the Aeyon family. The combination of these businesses will provide for greater growth opportunities and maximize the options for our employees.”

Paul Curd, MTS Founder, and Tammie Hayes, MTS President, commented, “We are excited to have found a company such as Aeyon, with similar vision, culture, and entrepreneurial spirit. The Aeyon partnership enables us to pursue our long-term growth strategy and explore market expansion through our combined capabilities. Our commitment to our customers is unwavering, and we look forward to the superior service and outstanding results that our employees and customers have been accustomed to for the last 20 years.”

“Marick’s nearly 15-year run atop the human capital management sector has been based on creating a culture of world-class delivery, personal and professional growth, and industry-leading client support. Aeyon brings those same characteristics, and more, at a scale that promotes both client and employee success beyond which Marick would otherwise achieve alone,” said Rick Landsman, Marick CEO. “We are excited for what the future holds for the clients and employees of heritage Marick as we integrate them into Aeyon.”

“The addition of MTS and Marick to the Aeyon platform broadens the company’s technical capabilities, adding engineering expertise and a suite of cloud-based products that allow them to better support their customers’ missions,” said Jason Rigoli, Partner at Enlightenment Capital. “We look forward to continuing to support Aeyon’s growth strategy as it integrates these businesses and builds upon their past successes.”

Kroll served as the exclusive financial advisor to MTS. Truist Securities served as the exclusive financial advisor to Marick.

About Aeyon
Aeyon is built on the power of insight and the speed of systems. With deep expertise in the Department of Defense and related Civilian agencies, we provide experienced leadership teams that develop transformation strategies, advanced processes, and comprehensive RPA and AI technologies to deliver better outcomes, faster. We collaborate with senior management to identify barriers and design solutions to key challenges. Through insights, strategies, data analytics, and technical expertise, we implement the systems necessary to accelerate critical mission success.