PE-backed Vistronix acquires ACG, ExaTech and OSI

Enlightenment Capital’s portfolio company Vistronix has bought Agency Consulting Group, ExaTech Solutions and Objective Solutions, which all provide information technology for the intelligence community. No financial terms were disclosed.


Chevy Chase, MD – December 15, 2014: Enlightenment Capital, an aerospace, defense & government focused investment firm based in the Washington, DC area, announced that its portfolio company Vistronix Intelligence & Technology Solutions has enhanced its intelligence community capabilities by acquiring Agency Consulting Group (ACG), ExaTech Solutions, Inc. (ExaTech), and Objective Solutions, Inc. (OSI). Vistronix is a leading provider of innovative intelligence and information technology systems, solutions, and services to national security oriented government customers. Financial terms of the transactions were not disclosed.

ACG is a Maryland-based provider of highly technical, enterprise mission information technology solutions in the areas of cloud computing analytics, critical systems infrastructure, and specialized missions for the Intelligence Community. Founded in 2004, ACG is a primary architect of the Intelligence Community’s edict to migrate applications, software, and infrastructure to cloud-based, virtual environments, and today the company maintains one of the largest contingents of Citrix, VMWare, Linux, and Solaris certified engineers within the Intelligence Community.

ExaTech is a Herndon, Virginia-based information technology company providing software, systems, and network engineering support to various customers within the Intelligence Community. ExaTech’s team of systems engineers and IT professionals are experts in areas such as big data systems architecture, system design, software design and development, network architecture, and software and systems integration. The company has been deeply involved in the technological paradigm shift around big data systems and cloud-based architectures occurring within the Intelligence Community.

Objective Solutions is a Maryland-based solutions provider for the Intelligence Community in key mission areas including big data, cyber, collection, and advanced analytics. Sought after as a technology innovator across the Intelligence Community, OSI’s subject matter expertise and strategic support of cutting-edge Intelligence Community programs will double Vistronix’s corporate presence at Ft. Meade and deliver solutions in data analytics, wireless security, communications protocol analysis, real-time secure messaging, CNO malware reverse engineering analysis, and software defined radio frameworks.

These three transactions enhance Vistronix’s position in the Intelligence Community and create scale in key technology areas, permitting greater innovation in top growth sectors such as big data analytics, cloud computing, cybersecurity, and enterprise computing and mission IT.

“These transactions bring enhanced scale and depth throughout the Intelligence Community, adding highly capable people and critical capabilities to the company. We look forward to continuing to support the team as it executes on its growth strategy,” said Pierre Chao, Managing Partner of Enlightenment Capital.

“The team at Vistronix has done an exceptional job of supporting the national security mission, while constantly searching for and attracting people who can further enhance their efforts. These additions represent a continuation of that striving to deliver better, broader capabilities to its customers,” added Devin Talbott, Managing Partner of Enlightenment Capital.

About Vistronix
Founded in 1990, Vistronix provides national security information systems, solutions, and services that protect our nation’s safety, security, and economic well-being through ingenuity, technology innovation, and mission expertise. Vistronix’s offerings leverage differentiated capabilities in Big Data & Cloud Analytics; Cyber & SIGINT Operations; C4; Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance; and Enterprise Computing & Mission IT for government customers charged with our nation’s security. For more information, visit

About Enlightenment Capital
Enlightenment Capital, a Washington, DC-area based private investment firm, provides senior debt, mezzanine debt, and minority equity to middle market companies in the Aerospace, Defense & Government (ADG) sector. The firm partners with management teams, equity sponsors, and those businesses that provide vital services, protect critical infrastructure, innovate cyber and data solutions, engineer aerospace systems, safeguard national security, and endeavor to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow. For more information, visit