M&A Activity

Sparton’s Engineered Defense Products Business to Operate as Standalone Entity; Bill Toti Quoted

Bill Toti President and CEO Sparton ECP

One Equity Partners has agreed to acquire Sparton's manufacturing and design services segment, allowing the latter company to focus exclusively on its engineered defense products business. Bill Toti, president and CEO of Sparton’s engineered components and products business and a previous Wash100 awardee will become CEO of Sparton as the ECP segment will transition into an independent entity upon the deal’s completion, Sparton said Friday.

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Christopher Kubasik: L3Harris to Continue Integration, Organic Growth Efforts

Christopher Kubasik President and COO L3Harris

Christopher Kubasik, president and chief operating officer of L3Harris Technologies and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, told the Washington Business Journal in an interview published Wednesday that the company will continue post-merger integration and advance organic growth initiatives and revenue synergies as it begins its second year of operations.

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AEI Acquires Majority Stake in AI, Analytics Tech Provider NuWave Solutions; Jeffrey Hart Quoted

Jeffrey Hart

AE Industrial Partners has purchased a majority stake in analytics and artificial intelligence platforms provider NuWave Solutions for an undisclosed sum and announced the addition of industry veterans Reggie Brothers and Michael Buscher to NuWave’s leadership team.

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Kratos to Buy CPI’s Satellite Antenna Business; Phil Carrai Quoted

Phil Carrai

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) has agreed to acquire Communications & Power Industries’ ASC Signal Division subsidiary for $35M in cash as part of efforts to expand its antenna systems and other offerings across the space ground sector and expand support for defense missions and intelligence operations.

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