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CoVant, Madison Dearborn to Buy Airborne ISR Tech Provider AEVEX Aerospace

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Madison Dearborn Partners and CoVant Management have signed an agreement to purchase AEVEX Aerospace, a provider of airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems, for an undisclosed sum. The transaction is expected to be finalized by the end of the first quarter of 2020, subject to customary closing conditions, the companies said in a joint release published Monday.

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Madison Dearborn, CoVant Finalize $200M LGS Innovations Purchase

A Madison Dearborn Partners and CoVant investor group has finalized its purchase of LGS Innovations from Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) for $200 million. Alcatel-Lucent has sold LGS as part of an initiative to raise more than $1.4 billion by the end of 2015 through asset divestitures, Alcatel-Lucent said Tuesday. Half of the acquisition amount …

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Former Scitor Exec Timothy Dills Named LinQuest President, CEO

Timothy Dills, the former president of Scitor, has been named president and CEO of space systems technology developer LinQuest. He will work in LinQuest’s Chantilly, Va., office and will lead corporate development strategy aimed at identifying new business opportunities, expanding customer base, attracting talent and increasing stakeholder engagement, the company …

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CACI Closes LGS Acquisition; Ken Asbury Quoted

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has finalized its acquisition of LGS Innovations from CoVant Management and Madison Dearborn Partners. Ken Asbury, CACI president and CEO and a 2019 Wash100 winner, said in a statement published Friday the transaction marks the company’s next step in a strategy to broaden its cyber, electronic warfare …

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CACI Allots $975M for LGS, Mastodon Design Acquisitions; Ken Asbury Quoted

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has agreed to acquire Herndon, Va.-based government technology contractor LGS Innovations and purchased Rochester, N.Y.-based rugged equipment manufacturer through a pair of deals worth approximately $975M combined. Ken Asbury, president and CEO of CACI and a 2019 Wash100 winner, said in a statement released Wednesday combining …

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Private Equity Firms Buy Space Tech Maker LinQuest

CoVant Management and Madison Dearborn Partners have purchased Los Angeles-based space systems technology platforms provider LinQuest for an undisclosed sum. LinQuest CEO Leon Biederman will continue to oversee the company and maintain “a significant minority ownership position” in the firm along with other members of the management team, CoVant said Tuesday. Biederman …

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Report: PwC Mulls Sale of Govt Consulting Practice

PwC is considering selling the financial auditing and consulting firm’s government consulting practice that could be valued at approximately $500 million, Reuters reported Saturday. Sources told Reuters PwC expects the planned transaction to help the company pursue growth opportunities in providing auditing services to government agency clients and has tapped …

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Kevin Kelly: LGS Eyes ISR Portfolio Growth Through Axios Buy

LGS Innovations has bought signal processing and communications technology company Axios for an undisclosed amount in a move to complement LGS’ portfolio of intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance platforms. Dulles, Virginia-based Axios will operate as a subsidiary of LGS and continue to support defense and intelligence agency customers with its mission-based technologies, LGS …

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LGS Innovations Sold to U.S. Investment Firms for $200M; Kevin Kelly Comments

Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) has sold the company’s government technology subsidiary LGS Innovations to two U.S. investment firms for around $200 million in a move that will enable LGS to chase market and customer opportunities that it may not have been able to previously go after under Alcatel, LGS CEO Kevin …

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