M&A: BRMi makes acquisition with eye on capturing a piece of the Federal Health IT market

“SILVER SPRING, MD – JANUARY 7, 2020 – BRMi, a Silver Spring, MD-based IT services firm, today announced the acquisition of DMS, Inc., a Frederick, MD-based government contractor with expertise in the public health market. Under terms of the agreement, DMS, Inc. becomes a wholly-owned subsidiary of BRMi.”

“The acquisition gives BRMi critical qualifications and a strong base of business in the health and human services arena and provides an important platform to help capture a piece of the growing federal health IT market. The addition of DMS also better positions the company to compete for important new acquisition vehicles.”

“Today’s announcement is a continuation of our commitment to better serve the government customer,” said Mike Battle, founder and CEO of BRMi. “Our program execution and automation core competencies combined with DMS’ health IT expertise and data analytics capabilities create a powerful new option for our government and commercial customers and has the potential to further empower data scientists to help cure disease and relieve suffering. This is truly a win-win.”

“Under the Agreement, DMS Chairman and CEO Jim Racheff will continue day-to-day management of the company.”

“This acquisition provides us with a deeper bench and a full suite of IT support services to better serve our clients,” said Racheff. “I look forward to continuing our 35 years of partnership with the government customer and bring to bear new capabilities that can help deliver on the mission.”

“About BRMi

Founded in 2004, BRMi is a privately-held, minority-owned IT services company supporting both government and commercial customers. Its services include advisory, business optimization and application solutions as well as specific technology expertise in a number of areas, including intelligent automation.”

“About DMS, Inc.

Founded in 1981, DMS is an information and management sciences company serving clients in the biomedical research, public health, and small business sectors. Its services include IT management, enterprise application management, data analytics, and bioinformatics and scientific programming.” Read the full press release here. 

G2X TAKE: BRMi, a small business end-to-end IT services company that specializes in providing advisory, business optimization and application solutions, as well as specific technology expertise areas such as intelligent automation, has acquired small information and management sciences company, DMS that can lay claim to three decades of experience working with researchers and physicians to further their efforts.

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  • Led by Mike Battle, founder and CEO, BRMi maintains a broad set of Federal Civilian past performance and success, with a heavy emphasis on DHS.  See a full client list here. 
  • Led by CEO, Jim Racheff, Frederick based DMS will provide a broad set of past experience supporting Health IT, to include support for the NIH National Cancer Institute at Frederick & Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, and “DMS (and its spin-offs) may be the only small business to ever serve as an administrator of one the U.S. Government’s 39 Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDC).”

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