NEW YORK, June 12, 2019 – CM Equity Partners (“CMEP”), together with the Company’s founders and management, announce the recapitalization of JANUS Research Group, Inc. (“JANUS” or the “Company”). JANUS, headquartered in Evans, Ga., and founded in 1997 by Chairwoman Jeannette Loop, is a 350-person U.S. Federal services company providing engineering services as a solution, primarily for the U.S. Army and other Department of Defense (“DoD”) customers. JANUS centers of gravity are in Programmatic Services, Futures Research, Study and Analysis, Modeling & Simulation, Live and Virtual Training, Mission Command/Tactical Communications, Distributed Simulation/Experimentation, Specialty Engineering, Data Management and Software Development.
Jeannie and Tony Loop will be members of the Board, with Ms. Loop continuing in her role as Chairwoman of JANUS.
JANUS will operate as a stand-alone company and will continue to be led by John Dewey as Chief Executive Officer and Rob Elich as Chief Operating Officer.
“We are excited to partner with CMEP to continue to build on the brand and legacy that we have built over the past 22 years” said Jeannie and Tony Loop.
Mr. Dewey said, “We are looking forward to JANUS continuing to support our customers, providing them with lasting solutions to their most complex challenges, as we grow and broaden our business while maintaining the same culture and commitment to JANUS’s highly skilled employees and partners.”
About JANUS Research Group
JANUS is an industry leader in Programmatic Services, Futures Research, Study and Analysis, Modeling & Simulation, Live and Virtual Training (with haptic feedback), Mission Command/Tactical Communications, Distributed Simulation/ Experimentation, Specialty Engineering, Data Management and Software Development, primarily to the U.S. Army and other DoD customers.
About CM Equity Partners
CM Equity Partners, based in New York, N.Y., provides capital to the Federal services and aerospace and defense industries. For nearly 30 years, CMEP has partnered with management teams to build value by leveraging its long-standing industry knowledge, relationships, operating experience, and its corporate finance, M&A and private equity expertise. CMEP provides an active and collaborative management approach to its investments, developing long-term strategic plans and supporting reinvestment of profits to grow and broaden a company’s revenue base and capabilities. CMEP’s investments are structured with flexibility across a broad spectrum of the capital structure, including equity, structured equity and mezzanine debt. CMEP is associated with Carl Marks & Co., a private family investment office with merchant banking activities dating to 1925. Additional information about Carl Marks & Co. is available at www.carlmarks.com.