Obsidian Analysis on its Sale to The Cadmus Group

Headwaters MB, now Capstone Partners, advised Obsidian Analysis, Inc. (Obsidian), a high-end consulting firm specializing in homeland security and business resilience, on its sale to The Cadmus Group, Inc. With this acquisition, Cadmus offers the technical and domain expertise necessary to address many of the most complex risks and challenges facing governments, communities, and businesses worldwide—from climate, energy, and water to security and resilience. Service to Obsidian’s existing client base will continue uninterrupted.

Our strategic partnership with Obsidian creates a comprehensive suite of expert offerings that governments and commercial organizations require to address the challenges presented by our changing world. In complex emerging areas of risk, such as climate change, water scarcity, public health protection, increasing urbanization, and resilience of critical infrastructure, our new firm now offers best-in-class expertise and experience.

Ian KlinePresident and CEO, Cadmus

Obsidian is a leading provider of management consulting services across the full range of security and resilience domains. With the addition of Obsidian, Cadmus’ portfolio of services for government and commercial organizations expands to include Obsidian’s cutting-edge emergency management, hazard preparedness, business resilience, cybersecurity, and national security expertise. These capabilities strategically complement Cadmus’ existing scientific, engineering, and policy expertise in energy, climate change, water, health, critical infrastructure, and the natural and built environments to create a unified firm that is uniquely positioned to help its clients thrive in a rapidly changing landscape.