M&A Activity

Report: France, Germany Talking New EADS Structure

Officials from France and Germany met with EADS and Daimler representatives in Paris over the weekend to discuss a new shareholder structure for EADS, according to Reuters. Citing German newspaper Allgemeine Zeitung, Reuters reports the discussions focused on setting a limit on state shareholdings in the aerospace and defense giant …

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Ingenicomm Buys Kratos Subsidiary’s Telemetry Processor Line; Amit Puri Comments

Equipment and engineering services firm Ingenicomm has acquired the programmable telemetry processor product line from CVG-Avtec Systems, a subsidiary of Kratos Defense and Security Solutions. Ingenicomm did not disclose terms of the transaction in its release Monday and said the company will continue to support new and existing programs for …

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Report: Software AG Has $1.3B for Potential Big Data, Cloud Acquisition

German business software maker Software AG has the financial flexibility to make any acquisition worth up to $1.3 billion, finance director Arnd Zinnhardt said in a German weekly Saturday. Reuters reports Zinnhardt said the company is well positioned in terms of its operating activities and balance sheet. He added that …

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Deloitte Acquires Mining Consultancy Venmyn to Form New Advisory Business; Andy Clay Comments

Deloitte has acquired 100% of the mining services consultancy firm Venmyn for an undisclosed amount, Mining Weekly reported Monday. Deloitte will consolidate its existing mining advisory services practice to create a new technical and economic minerals advisory business called Venmyn Deloitte. “The criticism often levelled against Venmyn is that we are …

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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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