Hogan Lovells represents DLH in $70 million Social & Scientific Systems acquisition

Press releases | 14 June 2019

Northern Virginia, 13 June 2019 – International law firm Hogan Lovells advised Atlanta, Georgia-based DLH Holdings Corp. (DLH), a healthcare and public services contractor, on its acquisition of public health research organization Social & Scientific Systems (SSS) for $70 million in cash.

SSS provides health care services to military and civilian federal government agencies, including the collection, management, and analysis of large-scale health data in support of critical public initiatives.

“With over 40 years in business, SSS is a nationally-recognized technology-enabled health research organization,” said Zachary Parker, DLH president and CEO. “It complements and broadens the markets we serve within the federal government.” Read more about the transaction here.

Corporate M&A partner Carine Stoick led the Hogan Lovells team. Others on the team included: Corporate M&A and Securities partner and DLH relationship partner John Beckman; Corporate senior associate Ashlee Sawyer Gilson; Corporate associates Stephanie Michael and Christine Bocknek; Employee Benefits partner Carin Carithers; Employee Benefits senior associate Laura Szarmach; Global Regulatory partner Mike Vernick; Global Regulatory senior associate Stacy Hadeka; Tax partner Christine Lane; Intellectual Property partner Meryl Bernstein; Intellectual Property associate Rachel Eisen; Global Regulatory associate Patrick de Lapérouse; Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment partner Mike DeLarco; Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment senior associate David Mitchell; Environmental partner Scott Reisch; Environmental senior associate Sara Mogharabi, Privacy and Cybersecurity partner Scott Loughlin; Privacy and Cybersecurity senior associates Mohammad Amer and Nathan Salminen; Real Estate partner Lee Berner; and Real Estate senior associate Leslie Graham.