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Gryphon Buys Engineering, Technical Services Provider Schafer

Defense engineering services contractor Gryphon Technologies has purchased Schafer from Belcan, a portfolio company of private investment firm AE Industrial Partners, for an undisclosed sum. Schafer provides engineering, scientific and technical services to military and intelligence agency clients in support of their national security efforts, Gryphon said Monday. “By combining Schafer with Gryphon, we are strengthening our strategic …

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TransDigm Closes $4B Esterline Purchase

TransDigm Group (NYSE: TDG) has concluded its approximately $4B purchase of Esterline Technologies (NYSE: ESL) in a push to expand its proprietary and sole-source content platform for defense and aerospace sectors. TransDigm initially announced the deal on Oct. 10 and the company said Thursday Esterline shareholders will get $122.50 in cash per …

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PwC: Aerospace, Defense Sector Recorded $57.8B in 2018 M&A Deal Value

A new PwC report says the value of mergers and acquisitions in the aerospace and defense sector worldwide reached $57.8B in 2018, reflecting a 19 percent drop from the previous year. Despite the decline, PwC said the deal value in 2018 was 83 percent higher than the 10-year average and the third largest in …

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KippsDeSanto Report: Aerospace, Defense M&A Momentum to Continue in 2019

Eighty percent of 222 dealmakers who responded to a KippsDeSanto & Co. survey expect merger-and-acquisition activity in the aerospace, defense and government services markets to increase this year or remain the same as last year. KippsDeSanto said Tuesday more than 60 percent of 2019 M&A Survey respondents were executive-level corporate or strategic buyers and …

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PwC: Aerospace, Defense M&A Deal Value Hit $24.2B in First Half of 2018

A new PwC report says the value of merger and acquisition deals in the global aerospace and defense industry reached $24.2 billion during the first half of 2018, a figure that reflects a 30 percent rise over the same period last year. PwC said the number of M&A transactions in the A&D sector dropped by 17 …

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Accenture: Majority of Aerospace & Defense Companies Plan Blockchain Adoption by 2021

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 14, 2018 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has found in a study that 86 percent of aerospace and defense companies intend to apply blockchain technologies into their corporate systems over the next three years, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the “Launchpad to Relevance: Aerospace & …

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PwC: Global Aerospace & Defense M&As Reached $15B in Q1 2018

A new PwC report says the value of global mergers and acquisitions in the aerospace and defense sector hit $15 billion in the first quarter of fiscal 2018, reflecting a 28 percent increase over the previous quarter and a 19 percent rise from the same period last year. PwC reported that global …

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ACT I Eyes Global Market With Virginia Economic Devt. Partnership; Michael Niggel Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 20, 2018 — Advanced Concepts and Technologies International has joined a one-year program under the Virginia Economic Development Partnership that seeks to identify business opportunities in the global market for local aerospace and defense companies, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said VEDP’s Global Defense Program works to help in the …

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KippsDeSanto: Govt Tech Sector Eyes Increased Scale, Expanded IT Capabilities Via M&As

KippsDeSanto & Co. said it believes General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) acquisition of CSRA shows the continued focus of government technology sector buyers on efforts to build up scale and expand next-generation information technology capabilities through mergers and acquisitions. General Dynamics’ IT business will realize approximately $10 billion in annual revenue following …

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