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Alion Science and Technology Corporation to Acquire MacAulay-Brown, Inc.


Alion Science and Technology Corporation ("Alion"), a portfolio company
of Veritas Capital, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire
MacAulay-Brown, Inc. ("MacB"), a leading provider of complex engineering
and mission critical technology solutions and services for national
security missions across Department of Defense ("DoD") and Intelligence
Community ("IC") customers. The combination will strengthen Alion's
robust technology and engineering capabilities, deepen customer
relationships, and create greater scale and resources to provide a broad
set of solutions for customers.

"This acquisition brings together two leading industry engineering and
technology firms, both with rich histories and highly skilled and
capable workforces," said Steve Schorer, president and CEO of Alion.
"MacB's offerings are truly differentiated in the government contractor
market, and through this acquisition we strengthen our inroads into
emerging technologies in electronic warfare, artificial intelligence,
cybersecurity and cloud solutions. We look forward to working with Sid
Fuchs and his experienced management team as we continue to build an
even stronger Alion. Our customers will benefit from expanded
technology, expertise, solutions and the dedicated talents our employees
bring to achieving mission success."

"This acquisition creates a uniquely competitive and innovative company
focused on NextGen engineering and product solutions for national
security missions," said Sid Fuchs, president and CEO of MacB. "We are
proud and excited to be part of the Alion and Veritas Capital family and
look forward to working with them to take this enterprise to the next

"Alion's transformational acquisition of MacB will accelerate the
company's presence in high-priority emerging technologies," said Ramzi
Musallam, CEO and Managing Partner of Veritas Capital. "This combination
creates a differentiated platform that will strengthen MacB and Alion's
ability to provide mission critical services and solutions in support of
the customer's mission."

KippsDeSanto & Co. served as an exclusive financial advisor and Blank
Rome LLP served as legal advisor to MacB. Macquarie Capital served as
financial advisor and Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP served as legal advisor
to Alion in the transaction.

About Alion Science and Technology

At Alion, we combine large company resources with small business
responsiveness to design and deliver engineering solutions across six
core capability areas. With an 80-year technical heritage and an
employee-base comprised of more than 30% veterans, we bridge invention
and action to support military readiness from the lab to the battle
space. Our engineers, technologists, and program managers bring together
an agile engineering methodology and the best tools on the market to
deliver mission success faster and at lower costs. Based just outside of
Washington, D.C., we help our clients achieve practical innovations by
turning big ideas into real solutions. To learn more, visit

About Veritas Capital

Veritas Capital is a leading private equity firm that invests in
companies that provide critical products and services, primarily
technology and technology-enabled solutions, to government and
commercial customers worldwide, including those operating in the
aerospace & defense, healthcare, technology, national security,
communications, energy, government services and education industries.
Veritas seeks to create value by strategically transforming the
companies in which it invests through organic and inorganic means. For
more information on Veritas Capital and its current and past
investments, visit

About MacAulay-Brown, Inc.

Over the past 39 years, MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB) has been solving
many of our Nation's most complex National Security challenges. We are
committed to delivering critical capabilities in the areas of
Intelligence and Analysis, Cybersecurity, Secure Cloud Engineering,
Research and Development, Integrated Laboratories and Information
Technology to Defense, Intelligence Community, Special Operations
Forces, Homeland Security, and Federal agencies to meet the challenges
of an ever-changing world. With Corporate Headquarters in Dayton, Ohio
and National Capital Headquarters in Vienna, Virginia, our 1,500
employees worldwide are dedicated to developing mission-focused and
results-oriented solutions that make a difference where and when it
matters most. Learn more about MacB at

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