M&A Activity

DynCorp to be Acquired by Amentum; John Vollmer, George Krivo Quoted

Amentum CEO John Vollmer

An Amentum affiliate will acquire DynCorp International for terms undisclosed after the two companies reached a definitive agreement. The acquisition is expected to close during the current year’s fourth quarter, according to a joint statement released Thursday. “The combination of our two companies will accelerate our growth into key new …

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Curtiss-Wright to Buy PacStar for $400M Cash in Tactical Comms Market Push; David Adams Quoted

David Adams Chairman and CEO Curtiss-Wright

Curtiss-Wright (NYSE: CW) has agreed to acquire tactical network technology supplier Pacific Star Communications in an approximately $400M cash transaction. David Adams, chairman and CEO of Curtiss-Wright, said the acquisition “represents the largest transaction” in the company’s recent history and seeks to establish its position as a network communications systems provider in the U.S. military sector.

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