Jeffrey Tarr: DigitalGlobe to Repurchase Shares, Explore M&A

Jeffrey Tarr
Jeffrey Tarr Jeffrey Tarr, CEO of DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI), has outlined the company’s strategies to build shareholder value over time following the release of its financial results for the second fiscal quarter. Tarr said Thursday DigitalGlobe is looking into mergers and acquisitions as it executes a $75 million share repurchase plan within the next two years. For the quarter ended June...

GovCon Exclusive: Bob Kipps’ 3-Tier M&A Market Report

Bob Kipps GovConExec magazine provides a unique glimpse from the GovCon executive’s perspective on the government market. In the just-released Spring issue of the magazine, the execs tackle the increasingly mission critical field of big data, which promises significant value to all Americans when harnessed. From drones to healthcare, digesting and analyzing enormous amounts of data can make...

CRGT Closes $40M Acquisition of CIBER Federal; Tom Ferrando Comments

Tom Ferrando, CRGT CRGT Inc. has completed its $40 million cash acquisition of CIBER Inc.’s federal division and related assets, the companies announced  announced Friday and Monday. The companies originally announced the $40 million cash sale in late January. CRGT President and CEO Tom Ferrando said the acquisition adds to the company’s employee base and management team as the company...

ICF to Acquire Web Development Firm Ironworks for $100M Cash

ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) has signed a definitive agreement to purchase interactive web development firm Ironworks Consulting LLC for 0 million cash, ICF announced Monday. ICF said it expects the deal to increase its earnings per share in 2012 and include a tax benefit that carries a net present value of approximately $23 million. Ironworks provides customer engagement solutions across web,...

Salient COO Bill Parker Comments on Electronic Security Systems Purchase

Salient Federal Solutions has become the prime holder of the Integrated Electronic Security Systems contracts following its acquisition this week of the Electronic Security Systems division of Dataline, a Washington D.C.-based technology provider to the U.S. Department of Defense. Salient adds access control, alarm monitoring, intrusion detection, video surveillance, asset tracking and other capabilities...

Boeing Puts Final Touches on CDM Technologies Purchase

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has finalized its acquisition of software-engineering firm CDM Technologies. The California-based operation specializes in “real-time transportation and logistics planning systems for the U.S. military.” Terms of the deal were not disclosed. According to Boeing, the move supports “growth strategy for logistics command and control.” The firm will be folded...