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BlueHalo Acquires Intelligence Community Software Provider Asymmetrik
Wednesday 24 November 2021

US-based national security community capabilities and technologies provider BlueHalo has acquired software and technology provider Asymmetrik Ltd, the company said.

Founded in 2008, Asymmetrik is a leading developer of software solutions and technology tools used to enable the Intelligence Community's most advanced programs.

With a presence in Fort Meade, Maryland, and Northern Virginia, Asymmetrik delivers open-source intelligence (OSINT) technologies to enable the collection and analysis of publicly available information.

The company has experience developing applications across multiple domains including OSINT, artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML), cryptocurrency, blockchain analytics, real-time streaming analytics, cybersecurity, and federated search.

The company has more than 120 employees based out of the company's Annapolis Junction, Maryland headquarters.

BlueHalo is a national security platform with market-leading capabilities spanning directed energy, c-UAS, space superiority, space technology, advanced RF, autonomy, cyber, and SIGINT.

The acquisition of Asymmetrik is complementary to BlueHalo's Cyber and SIGINT franchise, providing differentiated software development capabilities underpinned by a culture of excellence in engineering.

Arlington Capital Partners is a Washington, DC-based private equity firm that is currently investing out of Arlington Capital Partners V, L.P., a USD 1.7bn fund.

The firm has managed approximately USD 4bn of committed capital via five investment funds.
Date Published: 24/11/2021