M&A Activity

Iridium & NAV CANADA Complete Agreement for Air Traffic Joint Venture; Matt Desch Comments

Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: IRDM) has finalized an agreement with NAV CANADA regarding their global air traffic joint venture, Aireon LLC, according to an Iridium statement. “I am excited about the opportunities (Aireon) will present for Iridium, NAV CANADA and other air navigation service providers who may choose to collaborate …

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Cisco to Acquire Cloud Networking Firm Meraki for $1.2B; Rob Soderbery Comments

Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) announced Sunday that it will buy San Francisco-based Meraki Inc. for $1.2 billion to expand its cloud computing solutions for customers, according to an Associated Press article. Meraki CEO Sanjit Biswas is expected to lead Cisco’s new cloud networking group that will be formed as a …

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PwC Adds Ray Group to IT Consulting Portfolio; Scott McIntyre Comments

PwC U.S. has acquired information technology and program management consulting firm Ray Group International to bolster its technology consulting and implementation offerings for public sector clients. The transaction was completed Nov. 6 and PwC did not disclose financial terms of the deal in its announcement. Former RGI CEO Ronald Ray, …

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Dell Acquires Cloud Solutions Provider, Forms New Enterprise Org.; Marius Haas Comments

Dell has announced the purchase of cloud provider Gale Technologies in addition to the formation of a new enterprise systems & solutions organization to be led by Dario Zamarian, vice president and general manager. According to a Dell statement, the terms of the transaction were not disclosed and Gale helps customers turn discrete compute, …

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BAE Adding Marine Hydraulics Intl to Ship Repair Division; Bill Clifford Comments

BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary has agreed to acquire the Norfolk, Va.-based ship repair firm Marine Hydraulics International from American Maritime Holdings, BAE announced Thursday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed and BAE expects to close the transaction during the first quarter of 2013, pending regulatory approval. BAE said it …

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CACI to Buy Health Data Analysis Firm; Dan Allen Comments

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has agreed to acquire the healthcare data integration and analysis provider Emergint Technologies, with the transaction expected to close Dec. 1. CACI did not disclose the terms of the deal in its release. CACI estimates Emergint’s 2012 revenue at around $42 million and expects the transaction …

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TWD Acquires Federal Cloud, IT Services Contractor; Larry Besterman Comments

TWD & Associates has acquired federal information technology contractor The Engle Group in a move to expand its offerings in IT service management, cloud computing and application development. McLean, Va-based Engle provides IT services to federal customers including the Justice, Agriculture and Interior departments and “expands our reach into the civilian …

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SAIC Completes Sale of Test and Evaluation Business to AMERICAN SYSTEMS; Bill Hoover Comments

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) has completed the sale of its test and evaluation business to AMERICAN SYSSTEMS Corp. and the terms of the sale were not disclosed, according to a Washington Technology article. AMERICAN SYSTEMS said the acquisition will help its work with the Defense Information Systems Agency’s joint interoperability test command. …

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Lockheed Acquires C4ISR & UAS Specialist Chandler/May; Bob Stevens Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) announced today it will purchase unmanned aerial system and C4ISR system developer Chandler/May, Inc. and add that company to its mission systems and sensors (MS2) business. MS2 helps operate Lockheed’s K-MAX unmanned helicopter, Desert Hawk UAV and Persistent Threat Detection System aerostats programs. Chandler/May is a ground control station …

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Salient Fed Buys App Software Developer, Gains Contract Spots; Brad Antle, Bill Parker Comment

Salient Federal Solutions has acquired application software developer LIST Innovative Solutions Inc. and now covers 90 percent of its contract base with prime federal software or application development contracts. The Fairfax, Va.-based federal information technology and engineering contractor said it also added positions on blanket purchase agreements with the U.S. Office of Personnel Management and …

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