FAIRFAX, Va., Sep 02, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- ManTech International Corporation (Nasdaq:MANT) announced that on August 29, 2008, it closed the acquisition of Emerging Technologies Group (ETG) under the terms of the definitive purchase agreement signed on August 15, 2008. ETG is a rapidly growing provider of cyber security and mission critical services to the Intelligence Community and DoD.
Headquartered in Herndon, VA and founded in 2001, ETG is a privately held and highly-specialized company providing computer and network forensics. ETG delivers specific expertise in SIGINT and COMINT analysis supporting the counterterrorism/counterintelligence missions around the world. All of ETG's employees have high-level clearances. ManTech expects the company to generate 2009 revenues of approximately $20 million with solid operating margins.
Robert A. Coleman, President and COO, ManTech International Corporation said, "We formally welcome ETG to the ManTech team and believe our combined cyber security capabilities position ManTech to capture additional work related to the Comprehensive National Cyber Initiative."
The transaction is expected to be accretive to ManTech's earnings per share in 2008. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The Company used cash available and borrowings from its senior secured credit facility to finance the acquisition.
About ManTech International Corporation:
Headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia with more than 7,500 professionals, ManTech International Corporation is a leading provider of innovative technologies and solutions for mission-critical national security programs for the Intelligence Community; the departments of Defense, State, Homeland Security and Justice; the Space Community and other U.S. federal government customers. ManTech's expertise includes systems engineering, systems integration, software development, enterprise architecture, cyber security, information assurance, intelligence operations and analysis support, network and critical infrastructure protection, information operations and information warfare support, information technology, communications integration, logistics and supply chain management, and service oriented architectures. The company supports the advanced telecommunications systems that are used in Operation Iraqi Freedom and in other parts of the world; has developed a secure, collaborative communications system for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security; and builds and maintains secure databases that track terrorists. The company operates in the United States and 40 countries. In 2008, BusinessWeek magazine chose ManTech for its 2008 'InfoTech 100' listing representing the best performing tech companies in the world. In 2007, ManTech was named one of BusinessWeek.com's fastest growing tech companies; to Business 2.0 magazine's 100 Fastest Growing Technology Companies list for the second year in a row; to the Deloitte & Touche list of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in Virginia; and a GI Jobs magazine Top Ten Military Friendly Employer. Additional information on ManTech can be found at www.mantech.com.
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