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BAE to Examine Potential US IT Services Division Sale

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BAE Systems Plc is exploring a potential sale of the British defense contractor’s U.S.-based manpower and services division, which provides information technology support services to U.S. government agencies. BAE said Friday a group of external advisers will help perform a strategic review of the business as it has “generated external interest and a number of enquiries.” The manpower and services division is a ...

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SRA Closes Qbase Gov’t Services Asset Buy

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SRA International has closed its purchase of a portion of Qbase‘s government services business for an undisclosed amount in a deal that sees more than 230 Qbase staffers join SRA. SRA announced the completion of the deal Thursday and said the acquisition is part of its push to grow in the healthcare, homeland security ...

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CSC Sells Air Traffic Control Simulation Portfolio to Adacel


Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has sold its portfolio of NexSim air traffic control simulation products and service offerings to Adacel for an undisclosed sum. The transaction gives Adacel full rights to the NexSim technology and associated source codes, Adacel said Wednesday. Seth Brown, CEO of Adacel, said the company ...

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Private Equity Firm Marlin to Buy General Dynamics’ Fidelis Cyber Business


Los Angeles-based investment firm Marlin Equity Partners has agreed to purchase threat detection services business Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions from General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) for an undisclosed sum. Marlin said Tuesday it expects to close the deal in the second quarter of its 2015 fiscal year and aims to grow its presence in a breach defense and ...

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Mike Rhodin: IBM Buys Explorys, Phytel to Further Healthcare Analytics Work

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IBM has sought to expand its healthcare data analytics and cloud computing technology portfolio with the purchases of Explorys and Phytel for undisclosed amounts. Cleveland-based Explorys offers cloud platforms for healthcare providers to manage clinically integrated networks, risk in patient populations, cost of care and pay-for-performance initiatives, IBM said Monday. ...

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John Veihmeyer: KPMG Makes Healthcare Mgmt Services Push with Beacon Partners Buy


KPMG LLP has agreed to acquire Massachusetts-based healthcare management and technology consulting firm Beacon Partners for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition is intended to supplement KPMG’s clinical processing, accountable care organization development, analytics and revenue cycle management service offerings for the healthcare sector, KPMG said Sunday. John Veihmeyer, KPMG global ...

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Boeing Purchases OMG’s Motion Imagery Software Business; Steve Nordlund, Ryan Hartman Comment


Boeing (NYSE: BA) has bought OMG subsidiary 2d3 Sensing for an undisclosed amount to integrate 2d3’s full motion video processing technology into multiple aircraft platforms. Steve Nordlund, vice president of unmanned airborne systems at Boeing’s defense, space and security business, said Friday the transaction “supports our effort to differentiate our ...

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Informatica Enters $5.3B Cash Buyout Deal


Informatica (NASDAQ: INFA) has agreed to be acquired by a Permira Advisers–Canada Pension Plan Investment Board alliance for approximately $5.3 billion, or $48.75 per share in cash, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. The transaction will take the California-based data management software company private and marks the biggest U.S. leveraged ...

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Brian Brackeen: Kairos Adds Emotion Analytics Offering with IMRSV Acquisition


Kairos has bought emotion analysis technology firm IMRSV for an undisclosed amount in a move to integrate the IMRSV platform into Kairos’ facial biometrics portfolio. “The acquisition helps us achieve our goal of delivering enterprise quality tools to developers and making facial biometrics and emotion analysis accessible to all,” Brian ...

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Richard Montoni: Maximus Wraps Up Acentia Purchase

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Maximus (NYSE: MMS) has closed its $300 million cash purchase of Acentia to add technology products and service offerings to Maximus’ federal portfolio. “The acquired client relationships and contract vehicles serve as an additional growth platform for our U.S. federal business,” Richard Montoni, CEO of Maximus and an inductee into ...

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