|Founders||Robert B. McKeon|
Daniel Sugar 
Banking & Financial Services
Technology or technology-enabled solutions
Number of employees
|Website||Veritas Capital website|
Veritas Capital is a New York-based private-equity firm founded in 1992 that invests in companies that provide critical products and services, primarily technology or technology-enabled solutions, to government and commercial customers worldwide. The firm’s first fund closed in 1998. They closed a seventh fund in 2019, Veritas has approximately $10.2 billion of assets under management. Veritas is led by Ramzi Musallam, the firm’s Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner.
Veritas Capital was founded in 1992 and raised its first fund in 1998. Veritas invested exclusively in companies that support the government, government-influenced markets, and commercial customers, specifically in certain sectors, such as aerospace & defense, communications, education, energy, government services, healthcare, national security, and software. Since 1998, Veritas has raised seven funds with a total value of over $14 billion dollars. During this time, Veritas originated and managed over 90 acquisitions. Veritas is led by CEO and Managing Partner, Ramzi Musallam.
Military and defense industry
Veritas made a major play in national security with the acquisition of Raytheon Aerospace in June 2001 and Flight International in December 2002. It merged the two companies to form Vertex Aerospace LLC, and sold Vertex to L3 Technologies in October 2003.
Veritas acquired several units of DynCorp from CSC in 2004 to create DynCorp International LLC. It launched an IPO on the New York Stock Exchange in 2006, offering 25 million shares and retaining shareholder control. Veritas sold DynCorp International to Cerberus Capital Management in 2010.
Veritas acquired the Enterprise Integration Group business unit of Lockheed Martin in 2010 and changed its name to the SI Organization. SI acquired PhaseOne Communications in 2012, Applied Communication Sciences in 2013 and QinetiQ North America’s services business in 2014, after which it rebranded itself Vencore.
Integrated information technology solutions
By 2019 Veritas' portfolio included Abaco Systems, Inc., Alion Science and Technology Corporation, APTIM Corp., athenahealth, Inc., Cambium Learning Group, Inc., Cotiviti, Inc., Guidehouse, OnSolve, LLC, Peraton Corp., and Perspecta, Inc.
Health care data business
In 2012 Veritas acquired the "health-care data business" of Thomson Reuters for $1.25 billion; the business is now called Truven Health Analytics. In 2016, Veritas sold Truven Health Analytics Inc. to IBM for $2.6 billion.
On April 25, 2016, Veritas acquired the healthcare services business unit from Verisk Analytics, Inc. for $820 million. The deal closed on June 1, 2016, and the company was renamed “Verscend Technologies, Inc.”
On April 2, 2018, Veritas announced plans to buy The Value-Based Care Solutions Group from GE Healthcare for $1.05 billion. The deal closed on July 11, 2018. On October 9, 2018, Veritas announced it was rebranding The Value-Based Care Solutions Group to Virence Health Technologies.
On June 19, 2018, Veritas-backed Verscend acquired Cotiviti Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of payment accuracy and analytics-driven solutions focused primarily on the healthcare industry, for $4.9 billion. The deal closed on August 27, 2018; the combined private company would operate under the Cotiviti name.
On November 12, 2018, Veritas announced it had entered in to a definitive agreement to acquire Watertown, Massachusetts-based athenahealth for $5.7 billion through a partnership with Evergreen Coast Capital. Veritas stated it would merge athenahealth with Virence Health Technologies; the joint company would operate under the athenahealth brand. The acquisition closed on February 11, 2019. In June 2019, Veritas received “PE Deal of the Year” for its acquisition of athenahealth by the publication The Deal.
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