M&A Trends

Accenture's federal arm to acquire Cognosante

Accenture Federal Services is also creating a new health portfolio through this addition of 1,500 people to its team.

Bluestone forms partnership with ECS vets to find acquisition targets

Bluestone Investment Partners is joining forces with former ECS Federal executives George Wilson and Tom Weston to look for a company to buy and then build.

Noblis' venture arm backs digital twin specialist

Sedaro is working with Space Force on how to use these replications of the physical world in the design of spacecraft.

Washington Harbour invests in software engineering startup

Founded in 2018, Raft will put this new capital toward the research and development of new products for the digital battlefield.

Software-defined radio maker gets Blue Delta's backing

Herrick Technology Laboratories will use this investment to accelerate the development of a new product line and make acquisitions in augmenting tech areas.

Epiq Solutions buys software-defined radio firm

Epiq is using this acquisition to deepen its portfolio of software-defined radio products for defense and intelligence agencies.

RealmOne adds another software development business

RealmOne and its backers Enlightenment Capital are working to build a larger, midsized technology integrator for the intelligence community.

Tyto Athene eyes space market growth via acquisition

The Arlington Capital Partners-owned technology integrator buys a company that designs software to control spacecraft and other systems while in-flight.

L3Harris lines up family office to acquire antenna business

This is the newest in a series of continuous moves by L3Harris Technologies to reshape its portfolio.

TCOM buys small unmanned vehicle maker

TCOM is adding a fleet of drones that are intended to be ready for flight in less than 2 minutes.

Edgesource acquires software development consultancy

The buyer is seeking a greater foothold in data engineering, counter-unmanned aerial systems and other technologies for national security agencies.

Enlightenment Capital invests in workflow, regulatory software provider

Summit Technology Group's user base cuts across the federal government and financial services industry.

Helicity Space secures Lockheed venture arm's backing

The fusion engine making startup gains more financial resources and connections to further advance in the field of space transportation.

Chesapeake Technology acquires communications, autonomy product provider

The buyer is also looking to further build out its technology transition and system interoperability posture.

Park Place acquires federal data center support company

Park Place adds more channel partners and field engineers that help agencies maintain brand-name equipment.

Synergy ECP acquires intelligence community IT company

Synergy ECP was itself acquired by a private equity firm back in the fall and eyes this new transaction as adding software development expertise.

Sayres Defense acquires mission support services provider

Private equity firm Broadtree Partners acquired Sayres in 2021 and has supported two acquisitions since then.