M&A Trends

Anduril fetches $1.48B in latest funding round

The defense software maker only opened for business five years ago but has made serious headway and grown to a multi-billion dollar valuation.

LMI forms space business through acquisition

The six-decade-old consulting company is buying a developer of software to help manage and analyze space architectures.

Enlightenment backs intelligence community software outfit

The government market investment firm wants to help build a more formidable middle-tier player.

Drone software maker inks divestiture agreement

Red Cat Holdings will focus its time and money on defense and other government customers.

QinetiQ closes $590M Avantus deal, expands U.S. presence

The British defense technology company has big ambitions for growth and success in the U.S.

Digital transformation trends drive this pair of acquisitions

Agile Defense has a new owner and VTG is using its private equity backer's support to make another purchase.

Where the new 'V2X' is looking to cast its wider net

Vectrus and Vertex both brought revenue visibility to the combined company, which is now touting room to focus on new business pursuits.

CNSI to combine with health care management provider

By joining forces, the companies are looking to bring together their technology and clinical services under one roof.

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.