• Nick Wakeman

    Today's lessons from the biggest success of the dotcom era

    Network Solutions was a financial blockbuster, but its lessons are more than just dollars and cents. It's an example of how powerful of the cooperation between government and industry can be. Read More

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  • M&A

    Acentia makes bid to bolster health IT work

    Acentia has bought a small Atlanta-based contractor that holds an important CDC contract, opening a new front for its health IT business. Read More

  • M&A

    ICF closes deal for Brussels communications firm

    ICF International has completed its acquisition of Mostra SA, boosting ICF’s strategy of providing implementation services that leverage its advisory services and enhances its policy work. Read More

  • Nick Wakeman

    Inside Engility's $120M deal for DRC

    Engility pursued the acquisition of Dynamics Research Corp. because both companies wanted to transform themselves. So, what do they want to become? Read More

  • M&A

    8 predictions for the 2014 market

    2013 had its challenges, but the investment banking duo of Bop Kipps and Mark Marlin of KippsDeSanto expect a more active 2014 with some distinct trends to watch for buyers and sellers. Read More

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  • M&A

    MacB acquires intell, special ops firm

    MacAulay-Brown has acquired Commonwealth Technology in a move that will further MacB’s strategy of penetrating the intelligence and special operation forces markets. Read More

  • Nick Wakeman

    Overlooked lessons from Mandiant's $1B acquisition

    The late 2013 acquisition of Mandiant by FireEye offers an important lesson for today's government contractors: technology and services are a key to a high-value business. Read More

  • M&A

    ICF acquires Brussels communications firm

    ICF International has acquired Mostra S.A. in a move that boosts ICF’s strategy of providing implementation services that leverage its advisory services and enhances its policy work. Read More

  • Nick Wakeman

    How CACI nailed the Six3 acquisition

    CACI was somewhat of an underdog in the competition to buy Six3 Systems, but the company took three steps that proved it was a contender against much bigger bidders. Read More

  • Nick Wakeman

    Market challenges remain in 2014

    Sure there is a budget, but when has there really been positive change in the market? Experts at Raymond James' annual investor conference describe a mixed bag and warn that tough decisions lie ahead. Read More

  • Nick Wakeman

    Are CSC, GD the next candidates for spin-offs?

    We've seen several large spin offs in the government market in recent years, and all indicators point to even more in 2014. Who are the most likely candidates to split this year? Read More

  • M&A

    Secure Communication Systems acquires surveillance solutions firm

    Secure Communication Systems has acquired Tactical Micro in a move to boost its training, instrumentation and surveillance solutions for military and commercial customers. 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

  • Is SBA MIA on contractor fraud? Nick Wakeman

    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