Sunday, April 20, 2014 Last update: 12:33 PM
Fast Breaking Live News = 100's of Daily Sales Leads

SGI Global, LLC Acquires Advanced Weapons Training International, LLC

Companies mentioned in this article: SGI Global, LLC

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- SGI Global, LLC (SGI), a leading Northern Virginia-based international security and training solutions firm, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Advanced Weapons Training International, LLC (AWTI). AWTI is a Maryland-based company with over two decades of highly successful performance in special operations training and client-customized international security consulting engagements. SGI and AWTI have successfully partnered on contracts since 2010.

The acquisition will expand SGI’s operational and training capabilities in the areas of security risk management and personnel recovery. SGI is a leading small business that provides specialized law enforcement, military and private sector operational and intelligence training and support that includes niche areas such as counter-threat finance and anti-money laundering/Bank Secrecy Act training and compliance. The acquisition enables the SGI/AWTI team to offer clients Tier 1 driving and weapons training, personnel recovery, executive protection and other specialized tactical training and support. The acquisition also broadens SGI’s capacity to perform corporate, personnel, facility and supply-chain vulnerability assessments.

“This acquisition strengthens both our asset base and our training portfolio,” said Michael Braun, SGI Managing Partner. “We now have a broader platform from which we can provide additional value to our clients’ critically important mission requirements.”

To learn more about Advanced Weapons Training International, LLC, please visit:

About SGI Global

SGI develops, implements, and manages specialized law enforcement, intelligence, military and other security programs for government and private sector clients that counter myriad threats posed by transnational criminal organizations, narco-terrorism, terrorism and insurgent groups around the globe.

The company also provides ground and air logistics support to the U.S. military and private sector clients in conflict and post-conflict environments. SGI is led by former Senior Executive Service federal law enforcement personnel and other highly qualified team members with decades of first-hand experience in successfully identifying and combating current asymmetric threats in irregular environments. Learn more at

Copyright © Business Wire 2014

SGI Global, LLC
Elizabeth Miller, 571-257-5200