Alion Science and Technology has agreed to acquire the engineering and technical services company MacAulay-Brown, Inc., in a deal it said will bolster its technology and engineering capabilities, increase its scale, and deepen customer relationships.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Alion declined to answer questions about the pending acquisition.

Steve Schorer, president and CEO of Alion Science and Technology. Photo: Alion
Steve Schorer, president and CEO of Alion Science and Technology. Photo: Alion

“This acquisition brings together two leading industry engineering and technology firms, both with rich histories and highly skilled and capable workforces,” Steve Schorer, Alion’s president and CEO, said in a statement. “MacB’s offerings are truly differentiated in the government contractor market, and through this acquisition we strengthen our inroads into emerging technologies in electronic warfare, artificial intelligence, cyber security, and cloud solutions.”

Alion is a portfolio company of the private equity firm Veritas Capital. Ramzi Musallam, CEO and managing partner of Veritas, said in a statement that the acquisition will accelerate Alion’s “presence in high-priority emerging technologies.”

Sid Fuchs, MacB’s president and CEO, will remain with the company. In a statement, Fuchs said the deal “creates a uniquely competitive and innovative company focused on NextGen engineering and product solutions for national security missions.”

MacB, which has headquarters in Dayton, Ohio, and Northern Virginia, has more than 1,500 employees. The company provides engineering, cyber security and product solutions to the Defense Department, intelligence community, Special Operations Forces, the Department of Homeland Security, and federal agencies.

MacB’s financial adviser on the deal is Macquarie Capital and Alion is being advised by KippsDeSanto & Co. Alion announced the deal on Aug. 2.