• 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

  • M&A

    Citrix acquires Framehawk, bolsters mobile offerings

    Citrix has acquired Framehawk and its Framehawk solution, which will be combined with Citrix’s HDX Technology to deliver an unparalleled user experience under adverse network connections. Read More

  • Nick Wakeman

    Year-end deals set stage for 2014 changes

    Change will be the watch word for the next year and the recent flurry of mergers and acquisitions, including Rockwell Collins $1.4 billion deal for ARINC, point the way forward as companies look for ways to solidify their positioning and expand their footprint in a highly competitive market. Read More

  • M&A

    Engility plans $120M acquisition of DRC

    Engility expands its customer base with a $120 million acquisition of Dynamics Research Corp. that brings DRC's 58-year history to a close. Read More

  • M&A

    Alcatel to spin off LGS business

    Private equity groups will pay $200 million to buy LGS Innovations LLC from its parent, Alcatel-Lucent, granting independence to a company with roots stretching back to Bell Labs and the pre-break up of AT&T. Read More

    Bob Lohfeld

    How to balance your growth strategy

    Capture management expert Bob Lohfeld explains how a balance of winning new business, building your base and acquisitions is the best approach to crafting a successful growth strategy. Read More

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