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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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PwC: Global Aerospace, Defense M&A Hit $72B in 2017

A new PwC report says the value of global mergers and acquisitions in the aerospace and defense sector reached $72 billion in 2017, exceeding the previous record of $67 billion set in 2015. PwC reported that A&D companies worldwide recorded 454 M&A transactions last year with an average deal size of $411 million. Significant …

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Bluestone Execs John Allen, Susan Gabay, Greg Van Beuren to Join Houlihan Lokey’s Govt Unit

Three senior executives at McLean, Virginia-based Bluestone Capital Partners will join Houlihan Lokey’s (NYSE: HLI) aerospace, defense and government services group as managing directors after the Los Angeles, California-based investment bank merged ADG with Bluestone’s mergers and acquisitions advisory practice. John Allen, Bluestone co-founder and CEO; Susan Gabay, Bluestone co-founder and …

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TTM Inks $775M Cash Deal for Anaren to Expand Defense & Aerospace Electronics Portfolio

TTM Technologies (Nasdaq: TTMI) has agreed to buy East Syracuse, New York-based microwave microelectronics provider Anaren from private equity firm Veritas Capital for approximately $775 million cash. TTM said Sunday the deal will help expand its products portfolio through the addition of Anaren’s radio frequency subsystems and components for aerospace …

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PwC: US Aerospace & Defense Firms Spend More in R&D for 2017

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 20, 2017 — PwC‘s global consulting unit has found a nearly $12 billion increase in the research and development budgets of U.S. aerospace and defense companies in 2017, led by Boeing (NYSE: BA), United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Defense …

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Lockheed Invests in AI Tech for ‘Intelligent’ Maintenance Support to Canada’s C-130Js

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 20, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has placed a $1.1 million investment to help advance the development of an artificial intelligence tool that Canada-based contextere intends to support aerospace and defense maintenance personnel, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The intelligent personal agent will work to assist in field service, industrial inspection and maintenance, …

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Deloitte: Global A&D Revenues Reached $674B in 2016; Robin Lineberger Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 21, 2017 — Deloitte has said in a new report that revenue in the global aerospace and defense sector grew 2.4 percent to reach $674.4 billion in 2016 led by the European commercial and U.S. defense subsectors, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday revenue for the global defense subsector …

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