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Razor’s Edge Forms Three New National Security Platforms
January 24, 2023
Cooley advised Razor’s Edge, a fund focused on high-growth technology investments in the national security market, in connection with its formation of a new platform, BlackSea Technologies. BlackSea builds and delivers intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities, as well as other mission-tailored platforms for surface, subsurface and airborne operations across the naval domain. Cooley advised Razor’s Edge and BlackSea on the acquisition of Maritime Applied Physics Corporation in Baltimore, Maryland, and other BlackSea follow-on acquisitions.
Cooley separately advised Razor’s Edge in forming its new platform, Black Signal Technologies, with the acquisition of Blue Ridge Envisioneering, a developer of signal processing and electronic warfare solutions for national security customers. Cooley represented Black Signal in its follow-on acquisition of Silver Palm Technologies, a wireless engineering company specializing in products that support radio frequency and microwave distribution, signal conditioning and signal processing.
Cooley also advised Veros Technologies, a technology company supporting critical cybersecurity missions for national security customers, in an equity investment by Razor’s Edge, and subsequently represented Veros in its acquisition of Bonfire Technologies, an elite cyber solutions company supporting similar customers and missions.