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Executive Edge: A Conversation with Dave Dacquino on Serco’s Acquisition of BTP Systems

Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, and management services, announced last Tuesday their intent to acquire BTP Systems LLC. The acquisition, subject to approval, is expected to come together by the end of 2017. In an exclusive interview with ExecutiveBiz Dave Dacquino, Serco’s President and CEO, said that he …

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FCC OKs CenturyLink’s $34B Buy of Level 3

The Federal Communications Commission has cleared CenturyLink‘s (NYSE: CTL) proposed $34 billion acquisition of Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT). CenturyLink said Monday the FCC approval came two weeks after the California Public Utilities Commission cleared the acquisition at its Oct. 12 meeting. John Jones, senior vice president for public policy and government …

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Serco Inc. to Buy BTP Systems in Govt C5ISR Services Expansion Push; Dave Dacquino Comments

Serco’s North American arm has agreed to purchase Ludlow, Massachusetts-based BTP Systems for an undisclosed amount in a move to expand its client base and command, control, communications, computers, combat systems, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance services for the government sector. Serco Inc. said Tuesday it expects to close the acquisition …

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HighPoint Global Eyes Citizen Experience Services Expansion Via Primescape Buy; Cal Shintani Comments

HighPoint Global has acquired Herndon, Virginia-based information technology platforms and services contractor Primescape Solutions for an undisclosed sum in an effort to advance the delivery of citizen experience services to government agencies. The combined company is projected to record approximately $140 million in annual revenue and will provide CX support …

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OpenGov Buys Peak Democracy in Citizen Engagement Tech Expansion Push

Redwood City, California-based government budgeting systems provider OpenGov has purchased Berkeley, California-based technology company Peak Democracy for an undisclosed amount in a move to expand its citizen engagement platforms for the government sector. OpenGov said Friday it will integrate Peak Democracy’s Open Town Hall offering with its Smart Government Cloud …

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CSRA Inks $235M Cash Deal for Praxis Engineering in Intell Market Push

CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has agreed to purchase Annapolis Junction, Maryland-based Praxis Engineering Technologies for approximately $235 million in cash in a move to expand its capabilities in mission applications development and broaden its market presence in the intelligence community. Both companies expect to complete the acquisition by the third quarter of CSRA’s …

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HDS Federal Adopts ‘Hitachi Vantara Federal’ as New Corporate Name; David Turner Comments

Hitachi Data Systems’ federal business has officially used Hitachi Vantara Federal as its new company name in an effort to advance the delivery of big data, analytics and internet of things platforms and services to government and commercial clients. Hitachi Vantara Federal said Monday the rebrand seeks to reflect its …

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KBR to Buy Sigma Bravo in Govt Services Expansion Push

KBR (NYSE: KBR) has agreed to purchase Australia-based information and communication technology services provider Sigma Bravo for an undisclosed sum in a move to broaden its government services offerings. Sigma Bravo will become part of KBRwyle and will retain its existing structure to facilitate business continuity, KBR said Monday. Stuart Bradie, …

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Roger Krone Shares Insights on Leidos-Lockheed IS&GS Merger at NVTC Titans Event

Roger Krone, chairman and CEO of Leidos, talked about the Reston, Virginia-based government information technology services contractor’s merger with Lockheed Martin’s information systems and global services business at the Titans breakfast event held Friday in Tysons Corner, Virginia. He discussed at the Northern Virginia Technology Council-hosted event how the transaction has helped Leidos …

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DXC to Merge US Public Sector Business With Vencore, KeyPoint; Mac Curtis to Lead Combined Firm

DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) has agreed to merge its U.S. public sector business with Vencore and KeyPoint Government Solutions to establish a “top five” independent, publicly traded contractor within the government information technology services sector. All three companies expect to complete the merger by the end of March 2018, subject to regulatory approvals …

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