Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc., a provider of strategic advisory, systems engineering, modeling and simulation, advanced analytics, industrial policy, and program management services to government and defense customers, has purchased Arena Technologies LLC.

Arena is a specialized provider of systems engineering and advisory services to the space and national intelligence community. SPA provides services that integrate technical, operational, programmatic, policy and business factors to support national security objectives.

“Arena aligns extremely well with our strategic inorganic priorities and provides access to new, dynamic customers for SPA’s mission-proven, data-driven advisory tools and capabilities,” stated SPA president and CEO Dr. William Vantine. “The addition of Arena also strengthens our positioning in the fast-growing space domain, and we are excited to partner with Arena to share the SPA story and our cutting-edge capabilities with this critical customer set as a part of our broader corporate objective to build the premier trusted advisor for our customers.”

“This transaction is an exciting time for Arena as we now have the weight of SPA behind us to expand our suite of capabilities and service offerings to meet the needs of our Intelligence Community customers and partners,” added Arena cofounder and CEO John Pollard.

Holland & Knight served as legal counsel to Systems Planning and Analysis. G2 Capital Partners served as financial advisor and Greenberg Traurig served as legal counsel to Arena.