Mergers & Acquisitions

What can you learn from DRC's acquisition of HPTi?

Dynamics Research Corp.'s $143 million cash acquisition of High Performance Technologies Inc. in June was one of the largest M&A activities so far this year and it offers important insights for sellers and buyers.

ITT's new spinoff to establish headquarters in Fairfax County

ITT Corp.'s Defense & Information Solutions business segment, which is being spun off as a separate entity renamed ITT Exelis, will establish its headquarters in the Tysons Corner area of Fairfax County.

General Dynamics buys a spot on huge DISA contract

General Dynamics Corp. has acquired Network Connectivity Solutions Corp. to gain access to lucrative DISA contract.

Shareholders OK SRA's $1.9B takeover

Acquisition by Providence Equity Partners expected to close in next three months.

FedCap group invests in small intell contractor

A private equity group has made an investment in Global Resource Solutions, and the company is restructuring its senior leadership.

Former BAE exec joins Xe Services as senior vice president

Michael Cauldwell will join Xe Services LLC as senior vice president of business development July 11. He will focus on expanding the company's portfolio of government and commercial customers.

6 keys — and a caveat — to winning bigger contracts

The road to a better bottom line is paved with task-order contracts. What can you do to be ready to win the next big contract vehicle?

Jacobs growth strategy focused on IT

Jacobs Engineering makes its Top 100 play by moving beyond its professional services roots and targeting rich IT opportunities.

Dell's evolution fueled by acquisitions

The company is using acquisitions as a critical strategy for creating a more solutions-oriented business model.

Honeywell makes $491M tender offer for EMS Technologies

Egret Acquisition Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Honeywell International Inc., has announced a tender offer to buy all outstanding shares of common stock of EMS Technologies Inc. for a final aggregate purchase price of approximately $491 million.

IBM reveals ambitious channel plans for Netezza

IBM expects half of Netezza data warehouse appliance sales to be sold through the channel.

Microsoft's bid to buy Skype approved

The Federal Trade Commission approved Microsoft's bid to buy Skype for an estimated $8.5 billion.

Verizon's cloud play fuels government growth strategy

Verizon adds mobility and security chops as it charges ahead with its cloud strategy.

CACI's acquisition expands cybersecurity offerings

CACI International Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire software engineering company Pangia Technologies LLC. Financial details of the transaction were not reported.

CA Technologies sells off security business unit

CA Technologies closed a deal June 14 with Updata Partners, a venture capital firm. The firm then formed the new company, Total Defense Inc.

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