• M&A

    ATK to spin off sports biz, merge defense, aerospace with Orbital Sciences

    Alliant Techsystems is merging its aerospace and defense businesses with Orbital Sciences Corp. The company will then spin off its outdoor sports business to be its own enterprise. Read More

  • M&A

    Jacobs buys Verizon Federal Network Systems unit

    Jacobs is acquiring Verizon Federal Network Systems in a bid to increase its capabilities in the classified world, while Verizon continues its focus on its enterprise business in the public sector. Read More

  • Nick Wakeman

    SI makes blockbuster deal for most of QinetiQ North America

    The SI Organization is buying most of QinetiQ North America as the latter company's British parent looks to back away from the U.S. services market. Read More

  • M&A

    Parsons deepens cybersecurity capability through latest acquisition

    Parsons Corp. has acquired Secure Mission Solutions in a move that boosts Parsons’ critical asset protection and delivery, cybersecurity services, sustainment and protection. Read More

  • Nick Wakeman

    CACI’s Six3 Systems deal named best of the year

    From among the 70 mergers and acqusitions that closed during 2013, CACI's acquisition of Six3 Systems stood out as the single best deal. Here's our analysis of what made the transaction special, and what it says about today's market. Read More


    Behrman's pickup of Tresys named 2013's best intell deal

    When Behrman Capital added Tresys Technology to its rankings, it added a big player in the cyber and intelligence markets. On the flipside, it gives Tresys an opportunity to grow into a high-value growth company with its eyes set on the commercial sector. Read More


    Trio of acquisitions makes Vistronix best dealmaker of the year

    Vistronix knows what it wants to be, and its executives put together three acquisitions to charge its analytics, cyber and cloud offerings, with more deals on the way. Read More


    FireEye, Mandiant merger named best cyber deal

    FireEye's $843.5 million acqiusition of Mandiant was the best cyber-related deal of 2013, but it's also a lesson on the power of strategic partnerships and identifying complementary capabilities. Read More


    Haystax picked as 2013's best small business dealmaker

    Haystax Technology launched in 2012 with the vision of creating a great mid-sized company. In 2013, it started making acquisitions to make that vision a reality. Read More

  • Nick Wakeman

    Alcatel-Lucent, LGS complete separation with $200M deal

    LGS Innovations completes is separation from Alcatel-Lucent in a $200 million deal that sets LGS up as an independent company focused on developing networking and communications solutions for government customers. Read More


    Mission alignment drives biggest deal of the year

    Cisco Systems knew it needed to take a more holistic approach to security, and its $2.7 billion acquisition of SourceFire is seen as a major step in that direction. Read More


    Who made the best deals of the year?

    We pick the top M&A transactions of 2013, a year that will be remembered for budget cuts and sequestration, but some notable deals were still completed. Who made the best of a bad year? Read More

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    In an exclusive for WT Insider members, we are collecting all of the contract awards we cover into a database that you can sort by contractor, agency, value and other parameters. You can also download it into a spreadsheet. Read More

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    Editor Nick Wakeman explores the puzzle of why SBA has been so silent on the latest contractor fraud scandal when it has been so quick to act in other cases. Read More