Although nontraditional buyers dominate acquisition activity in the federal sector, traditional buyers are by no means out of the acquisition business, says John Allen of BB&T Capital Markets Windsor Group.
Diminishing uncertainty is leading to an improving environment for merger and acquisition activity, writes John Allen.
Prospects in the public markets have improved significantly in recent months, with mid-cap defense and government services companies leading the way.
Small Business Administration rules in several key areas do not align with its core mission to help citizens to start, build and grow businesses from the ground up.
Those watching the defense and government services market in 2009 will see large companies capitalize on a volatile market and more mid-tier players disappear.