KBR Unveils Rebranded Wyle as $570M Acquisition Closes


KBRlogoKBR (NYSE: KBR) has closed the $570 million purchase of government engineering and technical services contractor Wyle, which will operate under the name of KBRwyle within the parent company’s government services segment.

KBR CEO Stuart Bradie said Tuesday the company expects government services revenue to total $2 billion per year post-acquisition and have a combined workforce of 25, 800 employees in technology- and science-related fields with Wyle’s leadership and business structure in place.

Houston-based KBR, the former engineering and construction subsidiary of Halliburton, said Wyle holds a funded backlog of $440 million as of year-end 2015 and expects to receive an additional $1.1 billion in orders.

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