M&A Trends

Edgesource acquires for data, cyber expansion push

This small business buyer is also adding more consulting work for intelligence agencies.

Cadmus makes acquisition to target citizen services, workforce programs

The company being purchased is the nucleus of a new line of business for the buyer.

Where Parsons sees commonality between its two businesses

In this company's eyes, a similar theme of technology modernization dominates the agenda for government and critical infrastructure programs.

Air travel rebound presents a growth opportunity for Leidos

Leidos spent $1 billion to buy an aviation screening business over two years ago and as COVID worries wane, airports are busy again to give the company a chance to make good on the investment.

Lockheed Martin invests another $100M in satellite maker

The defense giant has partnered with Terran Orbital for nearly five years.

DMI adds regulatory agency footing via acquisition

OceanSound Partners acquired DMI in 2021 and has since backed two government market-focused transactions.

Pair of intelligence community-focused firms join forces

One half of this combination is a company backed by AE Industrial Partners.

SilverEdge buys identity intelligence, ServiceNow specialist

The national security technology integrator has closed two transactions with its private equity owner's assist.

FalconTek purchases language analysis specialist

The service-disabled, veteran-owned small business acquirer is looking for a bigger footprint.

What is a 'market' in the world of GovCon?

The Booz Allen Hamilton-EverWatch antitrust case's final outcome hinges on answering that question, to which a federal judge gave some clarity in her ruling that the transaction can go ahead.

Booz Allen closes EverWatch purchase after judge's greenlight

The judge's memo to all parties regarding next steps in this antitrust case is due for release soon.

Viasat's bigger picture for its business and network

The satellite operator's pending sale of its Link 16 product business is all about focusing on the core network and related offerings ahead of a transformational series of launches.

SilverEdge acquires software development firm

Private equity firm Godspeed Capital Management stood up the national security tech integrator by combining three other acquisitions.

Veritas Capital to acquire space component maker

The selling party has gone through a long-term restructuring of its portfolio.

L3Harris' strategy and branding all about changing the status quo

CEO Chris Kubasik sits down with us to discuss L3Harris' identity as the defense market's "Trusted Disruptor," plus all the recent activity to push further on that identity.

Veritas Capital hits $10B for newest investment fund

A data point on what private equity firm has been up to: it acquired two public companies in quick succession during 2021.