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Cadmus Closes Investment Deal with Enlightenment Capital

Investment Supports Cadmus’ Strategic Growth through Mergers and Acquisitions

WALTHAM, Mass., September 12, 2017-- The Cadmus Group LLC (Cadmus), a leading consultancy in energy, climate, homeland security, the natural and built environments, public health, and international development, has closed a strategic investment deal with Enlightenment Capital, an aerospace, defense, and government-focused investment firm based in the Washington, D.C. area. The investment will support Cadmus’ exploration of opportunities for strategic acquisitions and expansion into new markets.

Cadmus’ growth strategy leverages mergers and acquisitions as well as investments in internal capabilities and tools development. With this approach, Cadmus continually enhances its service offerings to provide comprehensive support to help clients address critical and highly complex challenges. Past Cadmus acquisitions include Obsidian Analysis, a Washington, D.C.-based homeland security consultancy, in 2016; built environment specialist Constructive Technologies Group, in 2011; and energy analytics firm Quantec, LLC, in 2008.

“We are excited to partner with Enlightenment as we continue to expand our capabilities and grow our firm,” said Ian Kline, Cadmus president and CEO. “Enlightenment understands the evolving needs of our markets, and they will be a key partner during this next chapter of our evolution.”

“Ian Kline and the Cadmus team bring a level of dedication to and depth in their scientific fields that is unmatched in their industry. Both government and private customers have consistently turned to them in solving some of their toughest problems,” said Devin Talbott, Managing Partner of Enlightenment Capital. “We look forward to supporting Cadmus’ continued growth both organically and through M&A.”

About Enlightenment Capital

Enlightenment Capital, a Washington, DC-area based private investment firm, provides senior debt, mezzanine debt, and equity to middle market companies in the Aerospace, Defense & Government (ADG) sector. The firm partners with management teams, equity sponsors, and those businesses that provide vital services, protect critical infrastructure, innovate cyber and data solutions, engineer aerospace systems, safeguard national security, and endeavor to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow. For more information, visit

About Cadmus

Cadmus provides professional consulting services that help clients achieve their goals and create social and economic value today and for future generations. By applying exceptional technical expertise and a highly collaborative approach, we deliver customized solutions to our clients that address complex challenges in energy, climate, homeland security, the natural and built environments, public health, and international development. Cadmus’ more than 500 consultants serve government, commercial, and nongovernmental organizations in the United States and abroad. For more information, visit

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