Steve Ikirt: Triple-i Purchases IT Firm Global Net Services

acquisitionInformation Innovation Inc. has moved to bolster its government-focused information technology services portfolio by acquiring IT firm Global Net Services.

The companies aim to develop a suite of software and systems development, cloud computing, business intelligence and geospatial technology offerings for federal customers, Triple-i said Sept. 4.

“Bringing together Triple-i and GNSI enhances our capabilities to best enable and support the solutions that our customers seek to achieve their mission success, ” said Steve Ikirt, Triple-i chief executive.

GNSI will operate as a Triple-i business unit led by Ori Reiss.

“Together with Triple-i, GNSI can expand its reach into other U.S. government agencies and will provide us with the resources to accelerate our growth, broaden capabilities to serve our clients and enhance career opportunities for our staff, ” Reiss added.

GNSI holds a prime position on the Food and Drug Administration‘s multibillion dollar Enterprise System Life Cycle Management Support contract vehicle.

KippsDeSanto & Co. and Holland & Knight LLP respectively acted as GNSI’s financial adviser and legal counsel on the transaction, while Ropes & Gray LLP provided legal advice to Triple-i.

Triple-i has provided IT services to the departments of Defense, Veterans Affairs, Transportation, Health and Human Services, Commerce, Justice, Treasury, Interior and Homeland Security.

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