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M&A Activity – Dell Perot Systems’ Richard Pineda on the Rapid Closing of the Dell-Perot Systems Deal

Industry watchers have taken note of the record time in which Dell closed its multi-billion dollar acquisition of Perot Systems.  Richard Pineda, Vice President & General Manager of Dell Perot Systems – Government Services, had this to say about how Perot and Dell streamlined the acquisition process: “Simply stated, the …

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M & A Activity – HP to Acquire 3Com Corp for $2.7 Billion

Hewlett Packard (HP) and 3Com Corporation announced late last week that HP will acquire 3Com for around $2.7 billion. The terms of the agreement have been approved by the board of directors at both companies. The move will allow HP to simplify their network and improve on their delivery of …

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M&A Activity- Cisco Increases Offer to Acquire TANDBERG

Cisco has revised its offer to acquire TANDBERG to include a voluntary cash offer. Under the new terms, Cisco will purchase all outstanding shares for a total of close to $3.4 billion. Under the new offer, Cisco will also increase the interest payable on the offered price to 3 percent, …

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Dell Completes Offer for Perot Systems

Dell today announced the completion of its offer for Perot Systems, which expired Monday at midnight (EST). Dell has accepted shares tendered and has notified Perot Systems of its exercise of its top-up option to acquire Perot Systems shares.  In addition to securing the accomplished management team led by veteran …

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M&A Activity – Perot Systems Corporation Acquires BearingPoint China Consulting

Perot Systems Corporation (NYSE: PER) has closed its acquisition of BearingPoint Management Consulting (Shanghai) Ltd. (“BearingPoint China Consulting”), a leading management and technology consulting company in China,   following recent approvals of the transaction by the Shanghai Municipal Commission of Commerce and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court. The acquisition will expand …

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M&A Activity – BAE Systems Acquires BVT Surface Fleet Limited

BAE Systems announced that it has purchased VT Group’s 45% shareholding in BVT Surface Fleet Limited (BVT), making BVT a wholly-owned subsidiary of BAE Systems.  BVT will be renamed BAE Systems Surface Ships Limited. Nigel Whitehead, BAE Systems’ Group Managing Director, Programmes & Support, said of the acquisition, “Bringing BVT …

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M&A Activity – DynCorp International acquires Phoenix Consulting Group

Yesterday, DynCorp International Inc. subsidiary DynCorp International LLC announced that it has completed the acquisition of Phoenix Consulting Group, Inc. DynCorp International will now be able to provide proprietary training courses and management consulting and augmentation services to the intelligence community through the Phoenix Training Center. The acquisition allows DynCorp …

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M&A Activity – Veritas Analytics Acquired By Camber Corporation

Sterling, Virginia-based cyber security firm Veritas Analytics has been acquired by the Camber Corporation, headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama. Terms of the agreement have yet to be released but the news comes just after Camber Corporation recently acquired the intelligence analysis firm i2S from Columbia, Maryland…

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CSC to offer training courses for Defense Cyber Investigations Training Academy

Yesterday, CSC announced that the General Service Administration’s (GSA) Federal Systems Integration and Management Center (FEDSIM) awarded the company a task order to provide cyber training in support of the Defense Cyber Investigations Training Academy (DCITA) in Linthicum, Md. The task order is worth potentially $85 million. The contract calls …

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Mike Howarth Joins Qinetiq

On Monday, QinetiQ appointed Mike Howarth its new Managing Director of its Managed Services business. Howarth will focus on the provision of technology-rich outsourced services to government and industry both in the United Kingdom and overseas. Howarth comes to QinetiQ from Serco Defence Science and Technology, where he served as …

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