NEWS30 September 2010

Government MR firm Input sold for $60m to software firm Deltek

M&A North America

US— Government market research and analysis firm Input is being bought by project management software firm Deltek for $60m in cash.

Input provides market intelligence and an opportunity database for government and public sector contractors to help them identify and win new business.

The company had revenues of $26.2m for 2009 – an increase of 13% from 2008. It employs nearly 200 people and is based in Reston, Virginia.

Deltek president and CEO Kevin Parker said: “We look forward to combining Input’s world-class business development and market research capabilities with our existing solutions. Together, we are now powering the entire government contracting value chain, while providing our customers with the timely, data-driven market research they need to navigate their way to success.”