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CACI to Buy Va. Business Analytics Firm Delta Solutions; Dan Allen Comments

CACI International Inc. (NYSE: CACI) announced Thursday it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire financial management and business analytics services provider Delta Solutions and Technologies Inc. for an undisclosed amount. CACI said it expects the deal to increase its earnings per share in the year after the expected July …

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GTSI, Unicom Merger Go-Shop Period Ends

Unicom Systems Inc.’s acquisition of GTSI Corp. appears set to go forward after the company did not accept any alternative offers over the last month, GTSI announced Monday. The firms agreed to a 30-day go-shop period, allowing GTSI to seek other proposals for 30 calendar days and continue negotiations with …

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General Dynamics Completes IPWireless Buy; Chris Marzilli Comments

General Dynamics has completed its acquisition of broadband wireless provider IPWireless Inc. for an undisclosed amount, the company announced today. General Dynamics renamed IPWireless to General Dynamics Broadband, which will operate as a subsidiary of General Dynamics’ C4 systems unit. The subsidiary will provide networking solutions to military and public …

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Northrop Eyes Expansion Through Australian Cyber Firm Buy; Wes Bush Comments

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) has agreed to acquire an Australian cybersecurity firm that works with military and intelligence organizations, Northrop announced Thursday. Northrop did not disclose terms of the transaction and said the acquisition is not material to its 2012 financial outlook. Chairman and CEO Wes Bush said in the release …

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CGI Plans $2.7B Buy Of UK IT Firm Logica

CGI Group Inc. (NYSE: GIB) plans to acquire England-based information technology firm Logica for nearly $2.7 billion cash, the company announced Thursday. CGI intends to close the acquisition by September and expects the acquisition to increase its earnings per share by between 25 and 30 percent, excluding acquisition-related and integration …

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IBM Completes Buy Of Big Data Firm Vivisimo

IBM (NYSE: IBM) completed its purchase of discovery and navigation software provider Vivisimo for an undisclosed amount, IBM announced Tuesday. Vivisimo has more than 140 customers in both the public and private sectors, including the U.S. Air Force, Navy Social Security Administration and the Defense Intelligence Agency. IBM said it …

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Accounting Firms Reznick Group, J.H. Cohn Merging; Thomas Marino Comments

Accounting firms Reznick Group, P.C. and J.H. Cohn LLP have agreed to merge, taking effect in September pending final approval. In a joint statement, the companies said the new firm will have more than 2, 000 employees in 25 offices and revenues of more than $450 million. The merger will …

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Private Equity Firm Buys VT Services; David Dacquino Comments

An affiliate of The Jordan Company, a New York City-based private equity firm, has acquired U.S. defense contractor VT Services Inc. The companies did not provide financial information regarding the transaction in their joint statement. David Dacquino, CEO at VT, said his company will continue to provide life-cycle support to …

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QinetiQ, Wyle, Kratos Form Army Weapon JV; George Prueitt Comments

QinetiQ North America, Wyle and Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (NASDAQ: KTOS) have formed a joint venture to pursue contracts with the Space and Missile Defense Command and the Army Forces Strategic Command, the Huntsville Times reports. The joint venture, QWK Integrated Solutions,  is a long-term engagement to develop warfighter solutions …

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General Dynamics To Buy Military, First Responder Broadband Firm IPWireless

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has agreed to acquire wireless broadband provider IPWireless Inc. in a cash transaction, General Dynamics announced Monday. The Falls Church, Va.-based defense contractor did not announce the value of the transaction and expects to complete the deal in the third quarter of 2012. IPWireless will be …

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