Schulte is representing Veritas Capital and Guidehouse in the acquisition of Navigant Consulting Inc. in a transaction valued at approximately $1.1 billion. Navigant is a specialized professional services firm with clients primarily in the healthcare, energy and financial services industries. Guidehouse, a Veritas portfolio company, is a leading provider of management consulting and strategic advisory services to government clients. The newly combined company will bring together each organization's strong expertise in both the commercial and public sectors, with a focus on supporting client needs in the healthcare, financial services, energy, national security and aerospace and defense industries. The deal was announced on August 2, 2019 and is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2019.
The Schulte team advising Veritas Capital and Guidehouse is led by M&A and securities partner Richard Presutti and associate Lowell Dyer. The team also includes finance partner Antonio Diaz-Albertini, employment & employee benefits partner Ian Levin, intellectual property, sourcing & technology partner Edward Sadtler and special counsel Scott Kareff.