Guidehouse has completed its acquisition of Grant Thornton’s public sector advisory practice.
“This exciting acquisition will strengthen our expertise and offerings to help clients address their most complex challenges,” said Guidehouse CEO Scott McIntyre. “Looking ahead, we will continue to rapidly expand our business by investing in strategic opportunities to enhance our capabilities and drive growth.”
The acquisition adds to Guidehouse’s capabilities in financial services, energy, health, national security and defense, while deepening its solutions capabilities in finance, human-capital management, information technology, data analytics and performance management.
“We are delighted to welcome the talented Grant Thornton Public Sector Advisory team to our organization and expect this combination to create opportunities for their professional advancement,” McIntyre added.
Veritas Capital CEO and Managing Partner Ramzi Musallam noted Guidehouse’s continued organic and inorganic growth trajectory as a global consulting firm.
“This acquisition creates a firm with best-in-class talent, unmatched experience and a robust set of capabilities that is now even better positioned to serve clients and drive lasting value for all stakeholders,” Musallam said.
Baird served as exclusive financial adviser to Guidehouse and Veritas Capital, and Milbank LLP and Covington & Burling LLP served as legal counsel. Deutsche Bank Securities served as exclusive financial adviser to Grant Thornton, and Morrison & Foerster LLP and Akerman LLP served as legal counsel.