DLH Announces Acquisition of Social & Scientific Systems

DLH Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: DLHC) (“DLH” or the “Company”), a leading provider of innovative healthcare services and solutions to federal agencies, today announced that it has acquired privately-held Social & Scientific Systems (“SSS”) of Silver Spring, Maryland. The firm, with approximately 400 employees, is a leading public health service organization providing solutions in clinical and biomedical research, epidemiology, health policy, and program evaluation. SSS utilizes advanced research (including longitudinal studies), data analytics, and secure IT platform services to assist mission-critical public health agencies within the Department of Health & Human Services – including the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) – along with other healthcare-related institutions. SSS was purchased for $70 million in cash, or $63 million net of transaction-related tax benefits worth $7 million on a net present value basis.

Lutheran World Relief, IMA World Health Join Forces

International humanitarian organizations Lutheran World Relief and IMA World Health today announced they are combining operations to dramatically increase their impact on breaking the cycle of poverty and promoting healthier families and communities throughout the world. Lutheran World Relief, based in Baltimore, and IMA World Health, a faith-based public health agency headquartered in Washington, D.C., integrated January 1 with a single CEO, leadership team and staff, and identical boards of directors.