CACI International Inc (NYSE:CACI) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Six3 Systems, Inc., a premier provider of highly specialized support to the national security community in the areas of cyber and signals intelligence; intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance; and intelligence operations, from private equity firm GTCR. The transaction will expand CACI’s high-growth Cyberspace market as well as build on CACI’s capabilities in its high-volume C4ISR (command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance) and Intelligence market areas. Six3 Systems employs approximately 1,600 professionals worldwide, and its calendar year 2013 revenue is expected to be approximately $470 million. The purchase price is $820 million and closing is anticipated during CACI’s fiscal second quarter, ending December 2013, subject to regulatory approvals.
Headquartered in McLean, Virginia and with operations around the world, Six3 Systems provides highly specialized and differentiated strategic solutions, services, and products for the country’s most sensitive national security agencies and Department of Defense (DoD) critical missions for customers in the Intelligence, Defense, and Civilian communities. The transaction is expected to be at least 5 percent accretive to CACI’s GAAP earnings per share in calendar year (CY) 2014 and at least 10 percent accretive to diluted adjusted earnings per share. As part of this transaction, CACI has secured a firm financing commitment for $800 million. CACI will finance the acquisition through this new commitment and borrowings under its existing revolving credit facility.
Dr. J.P. (Jack) London, CACI Chairman of the Board, noted, “CACI’s acquisition of Six3 Systems, Inc. fits perfectly within the objectives of our strategic growth plan. It positions CACI with expanded capabilities to deliver high-value and in-demand solutions and services for our customers’ highest-priority national security and defense challenges. The acquisition of Six3 Systems is the largest in the company’s long and successful track record of more than 55 acquisitions that have delivered solid benefits for customers, shareholders, and employees of both CACI and the acquired companies. We are pleased to welcome Six3 Systems into CACI.”