Lowenstein Sandler represented Abacus Group, the leading provider of hosted IT services and solutions to alternative investment firms, in the acquisition of two boutique cybersecurity consulting companies, Gotham Security and its parent company, GoVanguard, both of which have unparalleled track records of excellence in the cyber arena.

The acquisition marks a milestone in Abacus Group's expansion from a security-focused managed service provider (MSP) to a full-bodied managed security service provider (MSSP) with an extensive suite of industry-leading cybersecurity services and products. Abacus will acquire a comprehensive set of information security capabilities to provide clients with real-world, actionable insight, including penetration testing, red teaming, tabletop exercises, risk and compliance gap assessments, and threat hunting services.

The Lowenstein deal team included Brendan J. Koeth, Fernando Burman, Storme McKop, Tolulope Adetayo, Oluwaseyi O. Amorin, Jessica I. Kriegsfeld, Darren Goodman, Rachel Ingwer, Mark P. Kesslen, Manali Joglekar, and Anthony O. Pergola.