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Harris, L3 to Merge in All-Stock Transaction; Christopher Kubasik, William Brown Quoted

L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) and Harris (NYSE: HRS) have agreed to merge in an all-stock deal that will establish the country’s sixth largest defense technology company serving government and industry clients across more than 100 countries. The combined company will operate as L3 Harris Technologies in Melbourne, Fla., upon the deal’s …

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Maximus to Buy General Dynamics’ Citizen Engagement Centers in $400M Cash Deal; Bruce Caswell Quoted

Maximus (NYSE: MMS) has agreed to buy federal citizen engagement centers of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) information technology business for $400M in cash in a move to expand its capabilities in citizen services delivery. The company “is strengthening its position with some of the largest mission-critical federal civilian programs,” Bruce Caswell, Maximus president …

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Boeing Closes KLX Purchase; Stan Deal Quoted

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has wrapped up its $3.2B cash acquisition of Florida-based aviation parts and services provider KLX. The transaction is part of Boeing’s aerospace services market push and expands its offerings for defense, business, commercial and general aviation clients, the company said Tuesday. The Chicago-based planemaker first announced the …

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Tom Reilly: Cloudera-Hortonworks Merger Aims to Help Enterprises Work Across All Cloud Providers

Tom Reilly, CEO of Cloudera (NYSE: CLDR), told CNBC in an interview that aired Friday the proposed merger of the Palo Alto, Calif.-based software firm with Hortonworks (Nasdaq: HDP) will create a new company that will deliver software across all major cloud service providers. “We work on Amazon, Microsoft, Google, the IBM Cloud, …

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DOJ Clears UTC’s $30B Purchase of Rockwell Collins

The Justice Department has given antitrust approval to United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) to pursue its approximately $30B acquisition of Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL), Bloomberg reported Tuesday. UTC announced in September 2017 that it agreed to pay approximately $23B in cash and stock and assume $7B in net debt from the Cedar Rapids, …

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Report: AM General Could Seek Potential Buyers

AM General has tapped financial services firm Macquarie Group to seek out buyers for the South Bend, Ind.-based military ground vehicle manufacturer, Reuters reported Tuesday. Reuters estimates AM General is worth more than $2B based on the company’s recent contract wins and its limited liability corporation structure, which could offer a …

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HIG Capital Takes Majority Stake in Iron Bow

H.I.G Capital has purchased a majority interest in Iron Bow Technologies, an information technology products and services provider to federal customers. The Miami-based private equity firm said Friday the deal marks its third government services market investment and it aims to help grow Iron Bow’s footprint in the public and …

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Boeing Closes Millennium Space Systems Buy

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has wrapped up its purchase of Millennium Space Systems in a move that adds small satellite technologies to the Chicago-based aerospace contractor’s portfolio. El Segundo, Calif.-based Millennium Space Systems will operate as part of its parent company’s Phantom Works research-and-development unit, Boeing said Tuesday. The closing of the deal comes nearly …

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L3 Acquires ASV Global in Unmanned Maritime Tech Expansion Push; Christopher Kubasik Quoted

L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) has purchased unmanned surface vessel developer ASV Global for an undisclosed sum in a move to expand its autonomous maritime capabilities. The acquired company will operate as L3 ASV and will help L3 broaden its range of offerings such as integrated unmanned undersea and surface vessels, autonomous off-board …

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NewSpring Holdings Creates Fourth Government Services Platform Through Sentinel Acquisition; Andy Maner Quoted

NewSpring’s holding company has expanded its reach in the federal services market through its purchase of The Sentinel Company for an undisclosed amount. NewSpring Holdings said Thursday the acquisition led to the creation of its fourth government services platform, which will be led by Sentinel CEO Andy Maner. Maner said …

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