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December 1 Market Close: GovCon Index Flat on Services Stock Declines & Aerospace Gains

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed in narrow range Thursday to start the final month of 2016 as sharp declines by government services contractors offset large gains for aerospace stocks in a session that saw U.S. stocks close mixed. GovCon Index decliners outnumbered advancers by a 2-to-1 ratio and five of its 11 S&P 500 stocks …

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Arlington Capital Partners Buys Analytics, Cloud Platforms Provider EOIR Technologies; Michael Lustbader Comments

Washington-based private equity firm Arlington Capital Partners has purchased Fredericksburg, Virginia-based big data analytics and cloud platforms provider EOIR Technologies for an undisclosed sum. Former EOIR Chief Operating Officer Peter Cannito will lead the company as CEO under the new ownership, Arlington Capital said Friday. Michael Lustbader, a managing partner at Arlington Capital, …

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Kymm McCabe Joins Deloitte Federal Practice as Digital Principal

Kymm McCabe, founder and CEO of business development services provider Value Storm Growth Partners, has joined Deloitte’s federal government services practice as a principal of the company’s digital consultancy business. McCabe will focus on Deloitte Digital’s efforts to help federal government clients craft digital strategies and implement digital platforms and applications …

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May 24 Market Close: GovCon Index Posts 1% Rally as Services Providers Lead Gains

The GovCon Index rallied 1.197 percent to 78.192 on gains led by the GCI’s services-focused contractors and defense prime Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) on news that the U.S. lifted its embargo on weapons sales to Vietnam. Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) added 4.01 percent — or $2.10  — after analysts at Jefferies listed SAIC as one of …

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Arlington Capital Partners Strikes Potential $45M Deal for iRobot Defense Segment

Washington-based private equity firm Arlington Capital Partners has agreed to purchase the defense and security business segment of robotics technology maker iRobot (Nasdaq: IRBT) for up to $45 million as the latter company continues on its realignment toward the consumer market. Bedford, Mass.-based iRobot said Thursday both companies expect to …

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Weekly Roundup Nov 2 – Nov 6 2015: The Numbers Behind Record-Breaking M&A Year, CSC’s US Govt Spinoff Moves Forward & More

Weekly Roundup Nov 2 – Nov 6 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson While government agencies continue to operate at the established levels and tightly control the dollars they have on hand, the stock market is jumping in anticipation …

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Bloomberg: Investment Firms Bid on Airbus’ Defense Electronics Business

Airbus Group has received initial acquisition bids for its defense sensor and border security technology assets from private equity companies Blackstone, Carlyle Group and KKR & Co., Bloomberg reported Tuesday. Military technology firms Thales and Rheinmetall are also interested in acquiring the portfolio that generated approximately $1.2 billion in revenue during Airbus’ …

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Reuters: Finmeccanica Taps US Investment Bank to Help Offer DRS Pieces for Sale

U.S. investment bank Jefferies Group LLC will send out invitations next week in an effort to seek out potential offers for selected business units of U.S. defense contractor DRS Technologies, Reuters reported Tuesday. Pamela Barbaglia and Mike Stone report that Italian conglomerate Finmeccanica, DRS’ owners, have identified its aviation and logistics …

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Kelly Ortberg: ARINC Deal to Expand Rockwell Collins’ Opportunities in Airport Info Systems, Transportation, Security

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) has finalized a move to beef up its portfolio of information management solutions as it completed its acquisition of ARINC for $1.4 billion. Cedar Rapids, Ia.-based Rockwell Collins announced the closure Monday, several months after Reuters reported Carlyle Group was preparing the sale of Annapolis, Md.-based …

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Report: Booz & Co. Partners Approve Merger with PwC, to Be One of Largest Accounting M&A Deals of Past Decade; Cesare Mainardi Comments

Partners at Booz & Company have “overwhelmingly” approved the company’s merger with PwC in what the Wall Street Journal reports will be one of the largest M&A deals closed by an accounting firm in the past decade. Booz & Co. said the companies anticipate finalizing the deal in the first …

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