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WSJ: Aerojet Rocketdyne Parent Offers $2B for Boeing-Lockheed Launch JV

The parent company of Aerojet Rocketdyne has offered to acquire the Boeing (NYSE: BA)-Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) joint venture United Launch Alliance for approximately $2 billion in cash, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. Andy Pasztor and Dana Mattioli write Aerojet Rocketdyne and ULA are in “advanced talks” on the all-cash offer and could announce a transaction …

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SageNet Buys Turnberry’s Cybersecurity Division; Daryl Woodard Comments

SageNet has purchased Turnberry Solutions’ cybersecurity division in an effort to grow in the payment card industry compliance and advanced threat protection services markets. SageNet said Sept. 1 that Paul Truitt, head of the cybersecurity practice at Turnberry, will serve as SageNet’s vice president of cybersecurity services. The Certified Information Systems Security Professional …

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Reuters: HP Eyes TippingPoint Network Security Business Sale

Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) is considering selling its network security appliance manufacturing unit TippingPoint as HP conducts a strategic review of its businesses, Reuters reported Wednesday. Liana Baker and Greg Roumeliotis write HP seeks to identify non-core assets before November, when the company plans to split into two separate public companies …

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CSC US Gov’t Services Unit, SRA to Merge; Mike Lawrie Comments

Falls Church, Va.-based Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has agreed to merge its U.S. government services unit with SRA International as part of its plans to spin off the unit. The companies said Monday they expect to close the merger in November upon completion of the Computer Sciences Government Service’s separation from and shareholders …

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Calibre Buys IMC’s Health, Defense IT Consulting Businesses

Calibre Systems has bought Information Management Consultants‘ business groups that work with health and life sciences organizations as well as defense and government agencies to manage data systems. The companies did not disclose the terms of the deal and Calibre will integrate the acquired businesses into a single information management consulting division …

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Carlyle to Purchase Analytics Provider Novetta Solutions From Arlington Capital

Private equity firm The Carlyle Group has agreed to purchase McLean, Va.-based analytics services contractor Novetta Solutions from Arlington Capital Partners for an undisclosed sum. Novetta said Thursday it expects to close the transaction later this year and the deal will be funded by equity capital from the $13 billion Carlyle Partners VI fund. Carlyle’s …

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Xerox to Buy RSA Medical for Analytics-Driven Health Services

Xerox (NYSE: XRX) has agreed to acquire RSA Medical as part of efforts to grow in the healthcare services market and add new predictive analytics functionalities for population health and member outreach programs. The companies expect to close the transaction within the third quarter of this year and RSA Medical will be part of Xerox’s commercial healthcare …

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Ultra Electronics Closes Buy of Kratos’ US, UK Electronic Products Business

British manufacturing conglomerate Ultra Electronics Holdings has completed its purchase of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions‘ (Nasdaq: KTOS) U.S. and U.K. electronic products business for $260 million in cash and $5 million in taxes incurred. Kratos said Monday its net cash proceeds from the transaction are $232.4 million after a $2 million escrow for purchase price adjustments, a $7.6 million working capital …

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BMC Buys Boundary’s Cloud IT Monitoring Tech

BMC Software has purchased a Boundary technology that works to help enterprises identify and diagnose information technology application performance issues in real time. The acquired technology from Boundary also employs a software-as-a-service model for the management of IT infrastructure across an organization, BMC said Tuesday. BMC added the acquisition is …

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Tom Sechler: MicroPact Merges with Iron Data for Gov’t BPM Market Push

MicroPact and Iron Data Solutions have merged through a deal of an undisclosed amount in a bid to grow their case and business process management software products and support services for the public sector. The combined entity will operate under the MicroPact name and be led by CEO Tom Sechler and President …

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