Mergers & Acquisitions

Skype skips out on execs’ payout in midst of Microsoft purchase, report says

The Internet-calling service Skype Technologies, which is being bought by Microsoft Corp., is firing senior executives, a move that reduces the value of their payout, Bloomberg News reports.

HP's new CEO drives fearless growth strategy

Hewlett-Packard Co. brought in a new CEO to energize the company. What has been the impact for the government business?

DynCorp cracks top 20 with $3B in prime contracts

DynCorp had a year of takeovers and acquisitions as it looks to open new markets.

Honeywell pays almost $500M for mobile networking, satellite commo firm

Honeywell International Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to pay approximately $491 million to acquire EMS Technologies Inc., a provider of connectivity solutions for mobile networking, rugged mobile computers and satellite communications.

General Dynamics acquires wireless networking equipment maker

General Dynamics Corp. is acquiring Fortress Technologies Inc., a provider of secure wireless networking equipment for the U.S. military and other government customers. The value of the cash deal was not announced.

SAIC concludes divestiture of energy IT services companies

Science Applications International Corp. has completed the sale of its operations focused on providing specialized IT services to oil and gas companies to Wipro Ltd., of India.

Today's Top 100 face a tough market getting tougher

How are the top companies in the market responding to customers focused on lower costs, better performance and more efficiency?

SAIC gets aggressive and wins big

SAIC has adopted a strategy of chasing larger task orders and focusing on five key markets to keep its growth on track.

CSC makes Latin American move

Computer Sciences Corp. has purchased a Brazilian IT company to build its presence in Latin America.

MCR buys intell contractor

MCR has acquired another firm that specializes in analytics and professional services for intelligence agencies.

Intell, cyber fuel Raytheon's Top 100 play

Despite the buffeting from the sputtering economy and the uncertainties of the federal marketplace, Raytheon had a busy – and profitable – year in 2010.

DRC makes $143M deal for health care, military tech firm

Dynamics Research Corp. makes an acquisition to expand its health care and military technology portfolio.

TASC builds portfolio with first acquisition

TASC Inc. adds cloud computing skills and deeper capabilities in cybersecurity offerings.

Can IT keep Boeing's growth flying?

Boeing has put its focus on IT to help it weather the current budget crunch. Where is the aerospace giant placing its bets?

Breaking up not so bad for ITT Corp.

ITT Corp. will split into three companies later this year and its defense unit is ready for some independence.

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