Where Digital Solutions Converge
Global Digital Solutions, Inc.
777 South Flagler Dr., Suite 800 West Tower
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Copyright © 2014 Global Digital Solutions, Inc.
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Global Digital Solutions’ proven acquisition and integration strategy is the linchpin to our goal of becoming a leading provider of defense technology-
In this dynamic environment, we see enormous opportunity to consolidate this market with a program of targeted acquisitions. Technological convergence is the future in this arena and we’re eager to leverage our proven history of success.
“Our excitement and confidence come from having done this before and recognizing enormous potential that we’ll be able to do it again.”
– Richard J. Sullivan -
Technological convergence is the future in the cyber/smart arms arena and we’re eager to leverage our proven history of success by helping companies that combine with us navigate the transition from analog to digital.
Key to GDSI’s technology platform will be ubiquitous wireless communication, location awareness, interoperable, brand-
Critical command and control situations will benefit from battlefield asset communications interoperability, real-
America’s intelligence, diplomatic and defense resources have for decades been deployed to every corner of the world. Today, though, more than ever, the need to understand current political, economic and financial issues and the interrelatedness of Foreign Policy, Defense Policy, Technology and Internet Policy is critical.
GDSI has assembled an advisory board comprised of today’s leaders in finance, public policy, government and military affairs. These experts will give GDSI Management critical guidance as they consider various financing and acquisition options in the months ahead, enabling the company to realize its true potential on the world stage.
Read more about GDSI’s advisory board
The United States has always been a world leader in harnessing the power of advanced technology and forward-
The future will belong to those who embrace the changing reality of the new, fast-
GDSI understands these factors and we have begun implementing our strategy for profitable growth with these considerations in mind. Very importantly, our strategy for growth is fully aligned with America’s economic and security-
GDSI management’s group has an impressive record of building fast-
“We see enormous growth potential for GDSI in the cyber arms industry and recognize the forces of technological convergence and consolidation that are reshaping the small arms industry. The industry is in a state of rapid transition and the seasoned GDSI team is well-
– Richard J. Sullivan -
Dick Sullivan is an entrepreneurial pioneer. In 1970, he was a founding member of the management team of Manufacturing Data Systems, Inc., which listed at $7.50 per share and was sold to Schlumberger N.V. in 1980 at $65 per share. In 2001, Sullivan received the prestigious World Economic Forum's "Award for Advanced Chip Technology" presented in Davos, Switzerland. Following the 9/11 attacks, President Bush invited Sullivan and other technology leaders to a White House breakfast to discuss the best uses of technology in combating terrorism. During Sullivan's decade-
GDSI’s growth plan represents a unique combination of experience, technological innovation and global reach. It will transform the companies with which GDSI combines in dramatic ways. GDSI Management expects to earn valuations of as much as 30X that of older-
GDSI has announced the acquisition of North American Custom Specialty Vehicles, LLC (NACSV). Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, NACSV is a leading builder of mobile command/communications and specialty vehicles for emergency management, first responders, national security and law enforcement operations.
In 2013, NACSV generated revenue of $6.2 million and EBITDA (Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization) of $1.06 million and has an expected revenue run rate of between $12 million and $14 million and expected EBITDA of between $2.1 million and $2.4 million by December 31, 2014.
“We’re delighted to announce the acquisition of NACSV,” said GDSI’s President and CEO Richard J. Sullivan. “NACSV is a well-
GDSI and NEAH Global Energy Solutions Sign Term Sheet to Provide $5 Million Investment in GDSI
Proceeds Will be Used to Finance Work in Progress, Accounts Receivable, Capex for a New Production Facility for North American Custom Specialty Vehicles, Inc. and for future Acquisitions
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GES provides comprehensive logistic, protection, training and advisory solutions for global energy and high value infrastructure assets through it Power & Infrastructure, Aviation, Maritime, and Logistics Operating Divisions. The Preferred Stock, which will be issued at a valuation of $1 per share, will carry a coupon of 8% payable annually in arrears, will have a maturity of five (5) years and may, at the option of GES, be repaid in full in cash or converted into 5% of the fully diluted shares of common stock of GDSI then outstanding. In addition, GDSI shall issue a warrant to GES at closing to purchase approximately 15% of the fully diluted shares of common stock of GDSI outstanding at the closing at an exercise price of $1.00 per share exercisable for a period of five (5) years.
GDSI intends to apply to list its common stock on the NASDAQ during the first quarter of 2015 in conjunction with expanded acquisition activities which in conjunction with GES will establish the combined companies as leading integrated providers of defense technology-
In addition, at the closing, GES’S Chairman, Karl W. Miller, a globally recognized and experienced senior energy executive and institutional investor with a balance of both financial and energy sector expertise, will be named GDSI’s Executive Vice Chairman and will be appointed to GDSI’s Board of Directors.
“We are extremely pleased to announce this proposed agreement,” said Richard J. Sullivan, GDSI’s Chairman and CEO. “GES is a global leader in many high growth market areas that GDSI has been targeting, including logistics, security, training and advisory solutions. There is a strong strategic synergy between our two companies. We look forward to working out the details of this agreement and to coordinating closely with Karl Miller and the GES team to meet the evolving and challenging needs of our customers.”