M&A Trends

LinQuest adds to its software chops with acquisition

The company sought a greater presence in the Air Force and announced this move in the same week it named a new CEO.

Booz Allen's acquisition pace is slower than it expected

Integration is the firm's current focus now that the EverWatch purchase has closed, as is hiring.

Deals dip in 2022 but transactions remain at historic highs

In this analysis, KippsDeSanto managing director Kate Troendle explains the multiple factors that will keep merger and acquisition activity in the government market at an all-time high.

RedLattice gets new private equity backing

The 11-year-old cybersecurity company takes the next step in its evolution and strategy by bringing in a new investor.

Lockheed's venture arm invests in sheet metal maker

The idea is to incorporate new manufacturing techniques into the making of defense systems and other offerings.

Iron Bow adds zero trust offerings through acquisition

The transaction brings capabilities around cybersecurity operations as-a-service to Iron Bow.

Xcelerate acquired by family-run private equity investor

The government technology firm is pushing to hit $500 million in annual revenue within the next three-to-seven years.

Epiq Solutions acquires space computing tech firm

Veritas Capital used its middle tier-focused fund to make its investment in Epiq, which has now acquired Xiphos to move into space-based computing.

Mythics has a new majority owner

The implementation partner of Oracle is starting the next phase of its strategy with a private equity backer.

DISYS makes federal market push through acquisition

The acquired company provides enterprise IT and engineering solutions to civilian and defense agencies.

Core One gets Blue Delta's backing

The provider of technology and professional services was founded in 2014.

OceanSound invests in engineering, infrastructure consultancy

The private equity firm identifies a company looking to position for growth amid rising infrastructure spend.

How M&A in 2023 started in the year's first week

Two of the publicly traded contractors in our coverage universe were not the only ones to announce acquisitions in the first week of this new year.

Tetra Tech acquires application, cyber services outfit

This is the buyer's latest move to further build out its federal technology practice.

If, Then: 2023 poses many questions and scenarios

No outcome predictions in this space because that's too hard and risky. But plenty of pathways ahead as 2023 begins.

L3Harris lines up buyer for commercial geospatial software business

The selling party is about to close one almost $2 billion acquisition and start working to complete a second, much larger buy.

Pearson renews US federal push through acquisition

The company being purchased is the provider of USA Hire, the system used to evaluate candidates for federal government jobs.