M&A Activity

Report: UTC in Talks With Potential Sikorsky Buyers

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) has begun discussions with other companies about a potential sale of UTC’s Sikorsky Aircraft subsidiary, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. Citing several sources, Dana Mattioli and Ted Mann write that Airbus Group, Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) are considering making offers …

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CSC Board Approves Plan for Separate Commercial-, US Public Sector-Focused Companies

The board of directors at Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has approved a plan to divide the Falls Church, Va.-based technology and services contractor into two separate publicly-traded companies: one solely focused on the U.S. public sector, with another for commercial enterprises and non-U.S. government agencies. CSC said Tuesday it expects to complete the …

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Justin Lanning: Xerox Seeks Health IT Business Growth Through HCI Purchase

Xerox (NYSE: XRX) has acquired healthcare information technology software-as-a-service company Healthy Communities Institute for an undisclosed amount. The companies seek to integrate HCI’s cloud-based SaaS platform and an analytics technology from Xerox’s healthcare subsidiary Midas+, Xerox said Monday. Justin Lanning, senior vice president and managing director of Midas+, said the …

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Liam Walsh: KPMG Wraps Up Beacon Purchase

KPMG LLP has closed its purchase of Beacon Partners to add clinical management and technology consulting offerings to KPMG’s healthcare advisory services portfolio. “We seek to provide our clients with additional expertise in electronic health records implementation and optimization services, ” Liam Walsh, KPMG’s U.S. advisory industry leader for the …

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Peter George: Fidelis Acquires Resolution1 to Expand Cybersecurity Portfolio

Fidelis Cybersecurity has bought Resolution1 Security for an undisclosed sum in a bid to offer customers a unified platform to address network and endpoint threats. The companies aim to integrate Resolution1’s security incident analysis and automated response technology with the Fidelis XPS threat prevention and detection platform, Fidelis said Tuesday. …

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Abry Buys Program Mgmt Software Firm Compusearch; Reid Jackson Comments

Boston-based investment firm Abry Partners has purchased acquisition and program management technology provider Compusearch from an Arlington Capital Partners–JMI Equity alliance for an undisclosed sum. Abry aims to help build up Compusearch’s portfolio of software products designed to address government contract transparency and compliance issues, Compusearch CEO Reid Jackson said Friday. SunTrust …

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Constellis, Olive Group to Merge in Security Business Strategy

Constellis Group has agreed to merge with Olive Group in a bid to grow both companies’ risk management, security and managed support service offerings in the global commercial market. Olive Group employs approximately 5, 000 workers in 20 countries and will be integrated into Constellis’ family of companies once the …

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QTS to Purchase Cloud Contractor Carpathia for $326M; Peter Weber Comments

Overland Park, Kan.-based data center operator QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS) has agreed to acquire Dulles, Va.-headquartered cloud computing provider Carpathia Hosting for $326 million in an effort to grow both companies’ colocation and managed services market footprints. QTS said Thursday it expects to close the deal sometime in the middle of 2015 and the …

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PAE Signs Deal to Buy A-T Solutions in Nat’l Security Growth Push; John Heller Comments

Arlington, Va.-based infrastructure and logistics services contractor PAE has agreed to purchase counterterrorism services provider A‑T Solutions from owners CI Capital and CoVant for an undisclosed sum. PAE said Thursday it expects to close the transaction, which is subject to regulatory approvals,  by the end of May and intends to build up its …

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Triple-i Buys Cyber, Health-Focused IT Firm CCSi; Leo Phelan Comments

Information Innovators Inc. has acquired information technology contractor Creative Computing Solutions Inc. for an undisclosed sum in a push to grow in the cybersecurity and health services markets. Triple-i said Tuesday CCSi is also an authorized third-party assessment organization for cloud service providers that seek to offer their products to federal agencies. Rockville, Md.-based CCSi holds …

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