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Battelle Buys Healthcare Accreditation Colloquium; Robert Wilkins Comments

Battelle has acquired hospital membership organization Healthcare Accreditation Colloquium for an undisclosed amount in an effort to help hospitals implement safe medical care procedures. Robert Wilkins will serve as CEO of Colloquium, while the organization will operate as a subsidiary and be renamed The Healthcare Colloquium, Battelle said Monday. Colloquium’s healthcare …

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SAE Buys ARINC’s Industry Activities Assets; David Schutt Comments

SAE International has acquired the assets of ARINC’s industry activities division for an undisclosed sum as SAE seeks to help fulfill aerospace industry demands through technical standards. The division will operate within the SAE Industry Technologies Consortia and focus on developing industry infrastructures for the technology, market and industry member groups, …

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NCR Acquires Digital Insight for $1.65B; Bill Nuti Comments

NCR Corp. (NYSE: NCR) has acquired online and mobile banking service provider Digital Insight Corp. from Thoma Bravo LLC for $1.65 billion. RBC Capital Markets LLC, J.P. Morgan and BofA Merrill Lynch served as lead financial advisors to NCR and Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP provided legal services to …

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Jacobs Engineering Acquires Wireless Comms Provider FMHC; Kevin McMahon, John Cankar Comment

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) has bought the assets of FMHC Corp., a provider of wireless communications services. Chicago, Ill.-based FMHC works to design and build sites and deploy networks for wireless telecommunications customers, Jacobs Engineering said Tuesday. Kevin McMahon, a Jacobs group vice president, said the acquisition is …

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Jacobs Awarded $135M for Army Logistics, Procurement Services

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has received a potential three-year $135 million task order covering transportation and acquisition services for the Army‘s global contingency efforts. The company will also perform analysis, planning and life cycle management support services under the contract, Jacobs said Tuesday. Work will occur at the Rock …

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Orange Business Services Buys Cyber Defense Firm Atheos; Thierry Bonhomme Comments

Orange Business Services has acquired France-based identity and security management software provider Atheos as Orange looks to grow its global cybersecurity market footprint. Atheos was founded in 2002 and works with government organizations and other enterprise clients to design and implement measures for securing critical infrastructures, Orange said Monday. Thierry …

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Inmarsat Closes $45M Buy of Globe Wireless; Frank Coles Comments

Inmarsat Plc has completed its $45 million acquisition of Globe Wireless LLC, a provider of shipping communications services. Inmarsat worked to comply with regulatory approvals and other conditions in order to close the transaction, the company said Friday. The mobile satellite communications provider acquires the business and all assets of …

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Huntington Ingalls Buys Engineering Services Firm S.M. Stoller; Matt Mulherin Comments

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) has purchased consulting and engineering services provider The S.M. Stoller Corp. for an undisclosed amount. Stoller will operate as a subsidiary of Huntington Ingalls within the Newport News Shipbuilding division, HII said Thursday. Matt Mulherin, HII corporate vice president and NNS president, said the acquisition is intended …

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David DeWalt: FireEye Looks to Increase Speed of Innovation, Solution Delivery with $1B Purchase of Computer Forensics Firm Mandiant

FireEye Inc. (NASDAQ: FEYE) has purchased computer forensics provider Mandiant Corp. for $1.05 billion in cash and stock, Reuters reported Thursday. Jim Finkle writes the acquisition will serve to combine both companies’ cybersecurity technologies and founder Kevin Mandiant and Mandiant’s forensics personnel  will join FireEye. “Organizations today are faced with …

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Corry Hong: UNICOM Buys IBM Public Sector App Development Tools

UNICOM Global has acquired a portfolio of IBM (NYSE: IBM) products that are designed to help developers create  multi-platform business applications. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed and the transaction covers IBM’s Cognos Axiant and PowerHouse app development tools used in the healthcare, educational and government sectors, UNICOM Global …

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