April 11, 2017
Buchanan & Edwards Acquires R2C
Combined companies will offer full life cycle of analytics solutions for government customers across spectrum of national security
WASHINGTON–Buchanan & Edwards Inc., a technology leader creating transformative solutions for government customers, announced today that it has acquired The Reports and Requirements Company (R2C) LLC, a government service provider offering national security-focused consulting services in intelligence collection, training support and data governance and analysis. With this acquisition and the addition of R2C’s advanced capabilities in front-end data governance and curation, Buchanan & Edwards’s offering will expand to include a powerful, full life cycle of analytics solutions to support government customers across the spectrum of national security, including defense, diplomatic corps, homeland security, law enforcement and the Intelligence Community.
“At the core of this acquisition are highly valuable national security support capabilities that will allow Buchanan & Edwards to further expand its already robust suite of services in consulting, computing, cyber and big data analytics,” said Dennis Kelly, president and CEO of Buchanan & Edwards. “The addition of R2C will bring Buchanan & Edwards the strength of new customer relationships within the Intelligence Community at a time when threats are ever-changing and the need for solutions to keep our country safe is growing. We’re looking forward to collaborating into the future with R2C to solve some of our customers’ and our country’s toughest challenges.”
R2C provides consulting services for high-priority national security concerns. Founded in 2008, R2C delivers innovative solutions to intelligence community and national security customers in data governance, data curation, cyber intelligence, collection management and intelligence training. Its owners, CEO Katrina Barlow and COO Kathy Rondon, will remain involved in daily operations of R2C as a wholly owned subsidiary of Buchanan & Edwards.
“We’re extremely excited to combine the strengths and expertise of the R2C team with the capabilities of Buchanan & Edwards, as together, we become a more powerful asset for our nation,” said Barlow. “By joining forces, we know that we’ll be able to continue delivering leading-edge solutions that leverage technological know-how, reduce costs and expand security to support our nation’s greatest intelligence and national security needs.”
During acquisition negotiations, Buchanan & Edwards was represented by Holland & Knight, while R2C was represented by Greenberg Traurig, LLP.
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Since 1998, Buchanan & Edwards Inc. has served as a trusted partner on missions of vital importance to our customers, the nation and the world. Our experience in the civilian, defense, intelligence and law enforcement markets combined with our expertise in data analytics, cyber intelligence, operations support, cloud migration and digital services enable us to anticipate change and deliver tomorrow’s solutions today.