Chantilly, VA and Palo Alto, CA, August 14, 2017 — Altamont Capital Partners (Altamont) today announced that it has sold OMNIPLEX World Services Corporation (OMNIPLEX), a leading provider of protective and investigative services to government and commercial customers, to Constellis, a portfolio company of Apollo Global Management, LLC. Altamont originally invested in OMNIPLEX in 2012.
Headquartered in Chantilly, VA., OMNIPLEX has approximately 2,100 employees and a network of 1,700 investigators operating across the U.S. OMNIPLEX has an established track record as a leading provider of physical security, investigative and risk management services to federal government customers, primarily within the intelligence community. Over its 27-year history, OMNIPLEX has developed an outstanding reputation within its core markets as a trusted operating partner to sophisticated customers with complex service requirements.
Randall Eason, Altamont Managing Director said, “We were pleased to continue OMNIPLEX’s long history of providing the highest quality, mission-critical services to its customers and are excited to see the company’s next chapter as part of Constellis.”
Commenting on the transaction, CEO Mike Santelli said, “We thank Altamont for the guidance, partnership, and resources they have provided over the last five years. The merger is an excellent fit for both companies as OMNIPLEX and Constellis are known for commitments to the missions of our collective customers and high standards of excellence in the services each organization provides.”
Alex Rolfe, Altamont Managing Director added: “It was a privilege to work with OMNIPLEX’s outstanding management team during our investment and we wish them continued success going forward.”
Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Bluestone Capital Partners served as financial advisor to Altamont in the transaction. Ropes & Gray LLP served as legal counsel to Altamont and Arnold & Porter as counsel to OMNIPLEX.
About Altamont Capital Partners
Altamont Capital Partners is a private investment firm based in the San Francisco Bay Area with over $2 billion of capital under management. Altamont is focused on investing in middle market businesses with leading management teams, helping its portfolio companies reach their full potential. The firm’s principals have significant experience building business success stories across a range of industries, including financial services, government services, consumer/retail, business services, industrials, and healthcare. For more information, visit www.altamontcapital.com.
OMNIPLEX provides protective services and background investigations to the Intelligence Community and federal government. It is managed under two operating groups, which include the Protective Services Group (“PSG”) and Investigative Services Group (“ISG”). The company was founded in 1990 and has been majority-owned by Altamont Capital Partners since 2012. Throughout their 27 year history, OMNIPLEX has been a trusted provider of integrated security service solutions, delivering best-in-class background investigations, personnel security, and protective security services to the Intelligence Community, the Department of Homeland Security, and other federal government agencies and commercial clients. Their national footprint of nearly 3,800 staff, Security Officers, and Investigators share a corporate commitment to providing integrity, quality, and service in support of each customer’s unique mission. For additional information, please visit www.OMNIPLEX.com.
Constellis is the leading provider of risk management, humanitarian, social intelligence, training and operational support services to government and commercial clients throughout the world. Operating in over 45 countries, Constellis’ 20,000 employees bring unparalleled dedication and passion for creating a safer world by upholding the highest standards of compliance, quality and integrity. Constellis’ forward-thinking solutions span a broad range of synergistic services, including background investigations, social intelligence tools, advanced training capabilities, logistics and life support, UAV systems, global tracking technology, fire protection and medical services, information security and crisis response mitigation. At Constellis, our number one mission is to secure success for our customers. For more information, visit www.constellis.com.
Constellis is a portfolio company of certain funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, LLC (together with its consolidated subsidiaries, “Apollo”), a leading global alternative investment manager with offices in New York, Los Angeles, Houston, Chicago, St. Louis, Bethesda, Toronto, London, Frankfurt, Madrid, Luxembourg, Mumbai, Delhi, Singapore, Hong Kong and Shanghai. Apollo had assets under management of approximately $197 billion as of March 31, 2017 in private equity, credit and real estate funds invested across a core group of nine industries where Apollo has considerable knowledge and resources. For more information about Apollo, please visit www.agm.com.
Brunswick Group on behalf of Altamont