XL and ALON announce name change to XLA

Rebranding Reflects Increased Capabilities, Focus on Excellence for Government Services Provider MCLEAN, VA — October 8, 2012 —  Government services providers XL Inc. and ALON, Inc., which merged in April, 2012, today announced a name change to XLA.  The new name debuted at company-wide meetings, along with a redesigned brand, logo, website, and tag line, Excellence Always. CEO Lloyd Mustin… Read more »


Glenn McCullough, Jr. Named to K2 Industrial Services Board of Directors

PENSACOLA, FL  — June 21, 2012 —  Glenn McCullough, Jr., former Chairman of the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), America’s largest public power company, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of K2 Holdings, Inc., (K2).  K2 is one of the largest outsourced industrial services providers in the U.S. performing mission-critical services such as cleaning, painting, coating, fireproofing,… Read more »


The Halifax Group announces the sale of PolyPipe to Dura-Line Holdings

DALLAS, TX – April 24, 2012 – The Halifax Group (“Halifax”), a private equity firm that partners with management to invest in growing entrepreneurial companies, announced today that it has sold PolyPipe Holdings, Inc. (“PolyPipe”) to Dura-Line Holdings, Inc.  Terms of the sale were not disclosed.  Headquartered in Gainesville, Texas, PolyPipe is a leading independent… Read more »


Halifax-Backed XL Associates, Inc. Merges With ALON

WASHINGTON, DC & MCLEAN, VA — April 16, 2012 — XL Associates, Inc., (“XL”) a global acquisition, grants and professional services company based in McLean, VA, announced today it has merged with ALON, Inc. (“ALON”) to expand its range of services and its customer base. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. In October 2011, The… Read more »


The Halifax Group Partners with K2 Industrial Services

DALLAS, TX — December 5, 2011 — The Halifax Group (“Halifax”) announced that it has completed, in partnership with management, an investment in K2 Industrial Services, Inc. (“K2”).  K2 is one of the leading providers of outsourced industrial maintenance services to refineries, petro-chemical and power generation facilities, and steel and paperplants. Terms of the recapitalization were not disclosed.  K2’s CEO Ted… Read more »


The Halifax Group makes Investment in XL Associates

WASHINGTON, DC — November 21, 2011 — The Halifax Group (“Halifax”) announced a new partnership with the management of XL Associates, Inc., a global acquisition, grants and professional services company based in McLean, VA. Since its founding in 1989, XL has become an award-wining provider of professional services supporting a myriad of federal agencies. Terms of… Read more »


Aptiv Solutions Expands Leadership in Medical Device Regulatory Strategy and Clinical Trial Conduct

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lesley Keays Phone: (508) 597-5775 Email: inquiry@aptivsolutions.com   Acquires Medical Device Consultants, Inc. RESTON, VA — August 22, 2011 — Aptiv Solutions announced today the acquisition of Medical Device Consultants, Inc. (MDCI), a provider of expert medical device consulting and clinical trial management and execution. Aptiv Solutions is one of the leading providers of clinical trial… Read more »


Aptiv Solutions, SAS Foster Innovative Approaches to Faster, Better Drug Trials

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lesley Keays Phone: (508) 597-5775 Email: inquiry@aptivsolutions.com Two Companies Team to Bring Adaptive Clinical Trial Design to Life Science Companies RESTON, VA —  June 20, 2011—Two industry leaders will jointly drive advanced clinical trial design and deployment of adaptive clinical trials. An agreement between Aptiv Solutions, a leader in designing and executing adaptive clinical trials,… Read more »


Aptiv Solutions Announces the Latest Advance in Adaptive Clinical Trials

ADDPLAN 6 Software Introduced with Unique Offer   RESTON, VA — June 15, 2011— Aptiv Solutions, global provider of clinical research services, announced today the latest release of ADDPLAN, Adaptive Designs-Plans and Analysis®. ADDPLAN 6 is the first software package that incorporates multiple comparison procedures for multi-armed adaptive trials, including treatment selection designs, a flexible combination of clinical… Read more »