KeyStone Acquires Firestorm Solutions
The acquisition is a purchase by KeyStone of all of the membership interests in each of the Firestorm entities, Firestorm LLC and Firestorm Franchising LLC. Firestorm is the nationally recognized leader in crisis management, crisis communications, emergency response, and business continuity.
The Firestorm team assesses, audits, develops, trains and tests strategies and programs encompassing emergency response, business continuity, crisis management, and crisis communications/PR. Firestorm also demonstrates thought leadership in workplace violence prevention, cyber-breach response, communicable illness/pandemic planning, predictive intelligence, and every preparedness initiative. It serves clients ranging from some of the world’s largest global companies to main street businesses, public and private, across all industry sectors.
Two Firestorm founders, Harry Rhulen and Suzy Loughlin, will join KeyStone’s executive team as President and General Counsel/Chief Administrative Officer respectively. The third founder, Jim Satterfield, will serve as the CEO of Firestorm.
“We are excited about partnering with Firestorm,” said Robert A. Berman, KeyStone Solutions’ CEO. “Firestorm is an industry leader in crisis management, crisis communications, and business continuity, and this acquisition gives KeyStone penetration into other markets and opens up additional revenue opportunities for our company.”
About KeyStone Solutions, Inc.
KeyStone Solutions is a holding company headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia that was formed in 2016 to provide end-to-end services to government contractors from its subsidiary companies. The company’s acquisition strategy is to buy profitable, well run businesses that provide a wide range of complementary services, a “one stop shop” for government contractors.
Through strategic acquisitions, KeyStone Solutions aims to be the preeminent source of products and services that provide solutions to government contractors. For more than 30 years, KeyStone subsidiaries have helped Fortune 50 companies and small businesses succeed in the federal market, winning over $150 billion in federal contracts.
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Firestorm® is America’s Crisis Coach. Since 2005, Firestorm has assisted clients in transforming crisis into value. The Firestorm Predict.Plan.Perform® methodology combines best-practice consulting with proven crisis management expertise, empowering clients to manage risk and crisis.
For more information, please visit firestorm.com.
Important Additional Information Filed with the SEC
Relevant materials, including any documents incorporated by reference therein, may be obtained free of charge at the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov or at our Investor Relations page. The Current Report on Form 1-U related to the acquisition is available here: http://keystonewins.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Form-1-U-KeyStone-Offering-Second-Closing-and-FIrestorm-Closing-2017.01.26.pdf
KeyStone Solutions, Inc.
Riaz Latifullah, CFO
Firestorm Solutions, LLC
Jim Satterfield, CEO
Valeria Quinonez, Communications Director