USIS Buys Professional Services Firm Labat-Anderson

United States Investigations Services, a former federal government entity privatized in 1996, has announced a deal to acquire Labat-Anderson, Inc., a professional services firm specializing in providing litigation services to the federal government.

Labat-Anderson and its more than 700 employees will operate as a stand-alone entity within USIS’s Government Solutions group in Falls Church, joining the investigative services and national security divisions, according to USIS officials.

“Labat-Anderson's specialized approach to the markets it services fits the solutions approach we use with our government customers,“ said Bill Mixon, president and CEO of USIS’s Government Solutions Group.

“We believe the investments we will make in this business will not only well serve Labat-Anderson's current government customers, but will help us broaden the range of services we can deliver to our existing government customers,“ he added.

Investment banking firm KippsDeSanto and Co. was the sell-side adviser on the deal. The financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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