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Apollo Group, Constellis Executives to Buy Out Security Services Contractor

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A group of investors including New York City-based Apollo Global Management (NYSE: APO) along with executive team members at Constellis Group have agreed to undertake a buyout of the global security services contractor for an undisclosed sum. Constellis Group said Friday it expects the transaction to close by the end of September and the …

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KKR to Purchase Airbus’ Defense Electronics Business for $1.24B

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New York City-based private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. (NYSE: KKR) has agreed to acquire the defense electronics business of global aerospace and defense contractor Airbus Group for approximately $1.24 billion. Airbus said Friday the transaction is scheduled to close in the first quarter of 2017 and that it may control a …

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Hugh Evans: Veritas Capital Eyes Cyber Market Growth Through BeyondTrust Purchase

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An affiliate of Veritas Capital will purchase cybersecurity firm BeyondTrust from Insight Venture Partners for an undisclosed sum in a move to pursue growth with enterprise and government clients. “We expect the cybersecurity market to benefit from increasing regulatory/compliance requirements, high-profile breaches and complexity of the IT environment,” Hugh Evans, a partner at Veritas Capital, said Tuesday. BeyondTrust President …

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Report: Dell Nearing Buyout Deal, Microsoft Involved

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Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) is nearing a deal for a buyout led by California-based private equity firm Silver Lake Management LLC, Bloomberg reports. Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) could provide some funding and Michael Dell could contribute between $500 million and $1 billion of equity financing for the deal, the report said. Michael …

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Report: Dell Considering Private Equity Buyout

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Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) has discussed a potential buyout of the company with private equity firms TPG Capital and Silver Lake, Bloomberg reports. According to the report, such a transaction would require more than $20 billion in equity and debt. Chairman and CEO Michael Dell told a New York City audience …

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Altamont Buys Investigations Provider, Aiming for Federal Growth; Randall Eason Comments

Private equity firm Altamont Capital Partners has acquired background investigations firm Omniplex World Services Corp. for an undisclosed amount, Washington Technology reports. This is Altamont’s second acquisition within a month as it bought window maker Cascade Windows in December 2012, according to the report. “Partnering with the Altamont Team will …

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

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 …

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Former Vangent CEO Mac Curtis Joins Veritas Capital

Former Vangent CEO Mac Curtis has joined Veritas Capital in Washington, GovCon Wire has learned. Curtis told GovCon Wire Thursday his role with the private equity firm is helping identify and acquire companies in the government market. Veritas became the owner of Vangent, then known as Pearson Government Solutions, in …

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