M&A Activity

Mike Corkery: Deltek Purchases Axium to Boost ERP Software Market Presence

Deltek has moved to expand its customer base in the enterprise resource planning software market by purchasing Axium, a project management software provider to architecture and engineering firms. “Acquiring Axium is part of our ongoing commitment to offer solutions that power the front and back offices of A&E firms of …

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Good Technology Buys Fixmo’s US, Sentinel Integrity Services Assets; Christy Wyatt Comments

Good Technology has moved to grow its public sector business by acquiring certain assets of Fixmo such as Fixmo U.S. and the Sentinel Integrity Services business. Good Technology will incorporate the Fixmo assets into its mobility platform, work to expand its employee base and further the company’s research and development …

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Amr ElSawy: Noblis Buys National Security Partners to Expand Intell Services

Noblis has bought National Security Partners LLC, a consulting and technical services provider in the intelligence community, for an undisclosed amount. “This acquisition strengthens Noblis’ ability to innovate and increases the immediate value we deliver in support of our national security and intelligence mission, ” Amr ElSawy, Noblis president and …

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Huntington Ingalls Buys Engineering, Project Mgmt Provider UPI

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) has purchased engineering and project management services provider UniversalPegasus International Holdings for an undisclosed amount. Chris Kastner, corporate vice president and general manager for corporate development, will oversee the new subsidiary, Huntington Ingalls said Monday. The Houston, Tx.-based company provides design, survey, inspection and construction …

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QinetiQ Buys Redfern Integrated Optics in Sensor Market Push; Leo Quinn Comments

QinetiQ has bought Redfern Integrated Optics, a semiconductor laser provider to the sensor industry, for an undisclosed amount as QinetiQ looks to gain a foothold in the distributed acoustic sensing market. The purchase is slated to close within the first half of QinetiQ’s 2015 fiscal year and RIO will be …

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Marillyn Hewson: Lockheed to Add Astrotech’s Satellite Launch Prep Offerings Through Acquisition

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has moved to expand its space systems business by agreeing to purchase Astrotech Corp.‘s business unit that provides satellite launch support work to the government and commercial sectors. Terms of the deal were undisclosed and Lockheed expects to wrap up its acquisition of Astrotech Space Operations …

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George Pedersen: ManTech Looks to Grow Healthcare, VA Work with Close of 7Delta Acquisition

ManTech International (NASDAQ: MANT) has finalized its acquisition of 7Delta Inc. a provider of applications and software development and integration services for the healthcare community. 7Delta will operate within ManTech’s mission services and services group under the leadership of Daniel Keefe, ManTech said Tuesday. George Pedersen, ManTech chairman and CEO, said …

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The SI Org Closes Potential $215M Purchase of QinetiQ NA’s Services Arm

QinetiQ confirmed Tuesday that it has completed the sale of its U.S.-based services division to The SI Organization, a little more than a month after regulatory and shareholder approvals were met. The SI Organization has made an initial payment of $165 million for QinetiQ North America‘s services group and could …

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Thales to Acquire Alcatel-Lucent’s Cybersecurity, Comms Security Business; Jean-Bernard Lévy Comments

Thales has agreed to acquire the cybersecurity and communications security business of Alcatel–Lucent in a move to jointly offer network security products and services. Alcatel-Lucent will transfer its network security assets to Thales in order to grow its commercial proposition in cybersecurity, Thales said Thursday. “This investment responds to the growing ambition of Thales …

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Bill Madison: LexisNexis Picks Up Software Developer to Grow Law Enforcement Work

LexisNexis has acquired iyeTek, a developer of traffic accident and citation reporting software, for an undisclosed amount as the companies aim to further develop integrated products for law enforcement usage. A LexisNexis-made crash report management platform uses iyeTek’s technology to help public safety officers process, store and exchange collision data …

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