Madison Dearborn Partners acquires defense technology firm T2S Solutions
Chicago-based Madison Dearborn Partners (MDP), a leading private equity investment firm, today announced the acquisition of T2S Solutions, a provider of critical R&D, engineering, and technology products to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), Intelligence Community (IC), and other U.S. Government Agencies. The founders of T2S will retain a significant minority ownership and continue to lead the company.
T2S Solutions: A Technological Powerhouse in Defense
T2S Solutions, known for its founder-owned model, has been a prime contractor on crucial technology programs for national security customers. It specializes in developing and fielding technologies for strategic modernization priorities. Tim Gay, Co-Founder & CEO of T2S, expressed enthusiasm about partnering with MDP, citing the firm’s expertise in fostering R&D and innovation.
MDP’s Commitment to National Security Tech
Matt Norton, Head of MDP’s Technology & Government Solutions team, emphasized the firm’s long-standing collaboration with the DoD and IC. He praised T2S’s strong relationships with military leaders and top-tier technical capabilities. MDP plans to leverage its extensive network to extend T2S’s capabilities in support of national security.
Strategic Growth and Expertise Synergy
Tim Jahnigen, Co-Founder & Chief Growth Officer of T2S, highlighted the company’s focus on critical defense technology areas. With MDP’s resources, T2S aims to accelerate its R&D, lead production roles, and increase investments in proprietary technology products. Brandon Levitan, a Director on MDP’s Technology & Government Solutions team, also expressed excitement about T2S’s potential for growth as the DoD and IC advance their modernization efforts.
Advisory and Legal Support for the Acquisition
BofA Securities and Holland & Knight LLP provided financial and legal counsel to T2S for the transaction. MDP received advisory services from Raymond James and legal support from Kirkland & Ellis and Crowell & Moring.