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Cerberus to Buy 70% Stake in Navistar’s Defense Business

New York-based private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management has agreed to purchase a 70 percent controlling stake in Navistar International’s (NYSE: NAV) defense business for an undisclosed sum. Michael Sanford, co-head of private equity and senior managing director of Cerberus, said in a statement published Monday the company plans to …

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Vista to Buy Actua’s GovDelivery Business for $153M in Public Sector Market Push; Patrick Severson Comments

Vista Equity Partners has agreed to purchase cloud computing government technology business GovDelivery from Actua (Nasdaq: ACTA) for $153 million in a push to expand the private equity firm’s presence in the public sector market. The companies said Monday they expect the transaction to close in the fourth quarter of 2016 in a deal subject to closing conditions. …

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Raytheon-Vista JV Forcepoint Appoints Matthew Moynahan as CEO

Forcepoint, a cybersecurity product joint venture of Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Vista Equity Partners, has appointed Matthew Moynahan as CEO effective May 9. Forcepoint said Wednesday Moynahan will bring 20 years of experience in information technology, cloud services and security intelligence, as well as a background in sales and management. Moynahan will succeed …

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Raytheon-Vista JV Rebrands as ‘Forcepoint’

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 15, 2016 — Raytheon | Websense — a Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Vista Equity Partners joint venture — has announced its new name as Forcepoint as it aims to develop its internal network monitoring services, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Forcepoint said Thursday the rebranding combines Raytheon and Websense cyber technology with the recently acquired Stonesoft …

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Reuters: 3 Private Equity Firms Vie for Dell’s Quest Software, SonicWall Assets

KKR & Co. (NYSE: KKR),  Vista Equity Partners Management and Thoma Bravo have submitted bids to acquire $4 billion in Dell assets that offer information technology management and email encryption services, Reuters reported Tuesday. Liana Baker and Greg Roumeliotis write the potential sale of Dell’s Quest Software and SonicWall could help Dell reduce the debt it …

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Wolf Den Associates Co-Founder Kevin Robbins Receives His First Wash100 Award

Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson (L) and Wolf Den Co-Founder Kevin Robbins (R)

Founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic Jim Garrettson presented Kevin Robbins, co-founder of consulting firm Wolf Den Associates and investment firm Blue Delta Capital Partners, with his first Wash100 Award on Wednesday. Robbins has received his Wash100 Award for his involvement in some of the major transactions in the GovCon space.

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Lisa Schreiber Named Forcepoint’s First Chief Customer Success Officer; Matthew Moynahan Quoted

Lisa Schreiber, former vice president of North American customer services at Oracle (NYSE: ORCL), has joined Forcepoint as chief customer success officer. She will oversee Forcepoint’s overall customer experience and global portfolio expansion efforts in the newly created position, the company said Monday.

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Raytheon, Partners Eye DoD Supplier Security Compliance With NIST SP 800-171

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 22, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), Forcepoint, GigaTrust and Internet Content Management have partnered to offer a platform that will work to help Defense Department suppliers achieve compliance with the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s Special Publication 800-171, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Forcepoint, a joint venture between …

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