Geoffrey Godet: Flatirons Solutions Buys CORENA to Target Aerospace, Defense Clients

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Flatirons Solutions has moved to expand its content lifecycle management offerings by acquiring CORENA, a software development company based in Europe. Geoffrey Godet, CEO of Flatirons Solutions, said Tuesday the company intends to help meet the cloud requirements of customers in the aerospace and defense industries through the acquisition. Flatirons added clients are seeking to develop and deliver...

Mac Curtis: The SI Org Eyes Adjacent Market Growth Through QinetiQ NA Services Group Buy

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MacMultiple Award Contract/ Multi Agency Contract. Curtis The SI Organization has moved to grow its footprint in fields such as cybersecurity and analytics by agreeing to purchase QinetiQ North America‘s services and solutions group. The SI expects to close the deal in the second quarter of calendar year 2014 after regulatory approvals have been completed, the company said Tuesday. Reuters reports the...

Jacobs Inks Deal to Buy Verizon’s Federal Network Systems Subsidiary; Robert Norfleet Comments

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has moved to grow its presence in the intelligence community by agreeing to acquire Verizon‘s (NYSE: VZ) Federal Network Systems subsidiary for an undisclosed sum. Jacobs expects to close the deal for the 750-employee subsidiary in the summer of calendar year 2014, Jacobs said Tuesday. Robert Norfleet, a Jacobs group vice president, said the company sought...

Chuck Harrington: Parsons Buys Secure Mission Solutions for Security, Defense Business Strategy

Parsons Corp. has acquired Secure Mission Solutions from Riordan, Lewis & Haden Equity Partners for an undisclosed amount in a move to expand Parsons’ cybersecurity market presence. Secure Mission Solutions will be integrated into Parsons’ government services business unit that is led by Mary Ann Hopkins, Parsons said Friday. Chuck Harrington, Parsons chairman and CEO, said the acquisition...

SOS Security Buys Marill Security Services; Edward Silverman Comments

SOS Security LLC has acquired Marill Security Services, a commercial and residential protection services provider headquartered in Boca Raton, Fla. Parsippany, N.J.-based SOS offers a range of asset protection, workforce safety and risk management services and intends to absorb Marill’s 400 licensed security professionals, SOS said Friday. “Marill’s family-style approach to catering to...

Bob Carrigan: D&B Buys Fliptop’s Data Matching Business for Social Portfolio

D&B Corp. (NYSE: DNB) has moved to grow its data and analytics offerings by acquiring Fliptop’s social data matching business for an undisclosed amount. Fliptop’s data matching technology will be integrated into D&B’s data and analytics platform for customers worldwide to view businesses, schedule targets and engage customers, D&B said Thursday. Bob Carrigan, president, CEO and director...

Former DoD Counsel Kathy Brown Joins Covington & Burling

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Kathy Brown, formerly an associate general counsel at the Defense Department, has joined Covington & Burling as a special counsel and will focus on the firm’s aerospace, defense and security industry portfolio. “I look forward to assisting Covington clients in navigating the labyrinth of government acquisition regulations and the daunting M&A process in the defense industry and...

Rafael Borras, Former DHS Undersecretary, Takes Senior Adviser Role at AT Kearney

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Rafael Borras Rafael Borras, formerly undersecretary of management and acting deputy secretary at the Department of Homeland Security, has joined A.T. Kearney‘s consulting practice as a senior adviser. “His combination of public and private sector leadership experience will be particularly important as we help public sector organizations fulfill their missions with leading practices drawn...

KippsDeSanto: Aerospace, Defense M&A Deals Eye Power Distribution Sector

KippsDeSanto believes UEC Electronics’ acquisition of defense and security products provider Arotech shows that aerospace and defense companies are looking to power distribution and management technologies for mergers-and-acquisition deals. The deal also demonstrates an attraction towards budgeted and long-term programs that support industry and military initiatives, the investment bank said Thursday. Companies...

Xerox Buys E-Discovery Services Firm Smart Data Consulting; Manoj Sharma Comments

Xerox Corp. (NYSE: XRX) has moved to grow its electronic discovery managed services business by acquiring Smart Data Consulting for an undisclosed amount. Smart Data uses Xerox’s e-discovery software Viewpoint to help corporate attorneys gather, process, analyze and produce legal documents, Xerox said Tuesday. Manoj Sharma, Xerox Litigation Services executive managing director, said the business...

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