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Harris to Sell Govt IT Services Business to Veritas Capital for $690M

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has agreed to sell its government information technology services business to private equity investment firm Veritas Capital for approximately $690 million in the military radio maker’s second major divestiture over less than one month as part of its larger portfolio reshaping effort. The deal comes approximately three weeks …

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Bruce Samuelsen Promoted to Alion Science COO; Bahman Atefi Comments

Bruce Samuelsen, formerly special adviser to Alion Science and Technology CEO Bahman Atefi, has been promoted to chief operating officer at the McLean, Virginia-based government technology and engineering services contractor. Alion Science said Wednesday Samuelsen joined the company upon its acquisition of naval architecture firm John J. McMullen Associates in 2005. “Bruce has consistently been …

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Weekly Roundup October 3 – October 7, 2016: L-3 Makes Buys, M&A Chatter Around Harris & more

October 3 – October 7, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The stalwart GovCon technology maker L-3 Communications extended its profile as an active player in the merger-and-acquisition scene this week and closed its first buys since a large business divestiture …

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Weekly Roundup June 27 – July 1 2016: Defense Prime Stocks Soar Post-Brexit & more

June 27 – July 1 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson   As massive the selloff was in global financial markets in the wake of June 23’s “Brexit” vote in the U.K., so was the reversal in equities after investors took a deep breath …

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Bloomberg: Veritas Capital in Lead to Buy Airbus Maintenance, Repair Business

New York City-based private equity firm Veritas Capital has emerged as the leading bidder to purchase Airbus Group’s Vector Aerospace aircraft maintenance and repair business, Bloomberg reported Friday. Kiel Porter and Scott Deveau write Veritas might combine Vector with StandardAero — an aircraft services company the investment firm acquired in July 2015 for $2.1 billion. Airbus could …

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Weekly Roundup April 4 – April 8 2016: Leidos Adds Zika Vaccine Program to Burgeoning Health Biz & more

April 4 – April 8 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The global effort to combat the spread of mosquito-borne Zika virus in the Western Hemisphere now will include the company soon to become the largest U.S. government services contractor. …

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Booz Allen Vet Mark Gerencser Joins Alion Science’s Board

Mark Gerencser, the three-decade Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) veteran and six-term director there, has joined the board of directors at McLean, Virginia-based government and national security engineering services contractor Alion Science & Technology approximately seven months after its acquisition by private equity firm Veritas Capital. Alion Science said Thursday …

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Veritas Capital to Purchase Alion Science; Bahman Atefi Comments

Private equity investment firm Veritas Capital has agreed to purchase engineering services contractor Alion Science and Technology Corp. for an undisclosed sum. Alion announced the transaction Thursday and said Veritas sought to acquire the McLean, Va.-based contractor for its presence in the defense, federal civilian, commercial, state government and international government markets. …

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Alion Science in Acquisition Talks with Veritas Capital

Veritas Capital plans to acquire Alion Science and Technology Corp. (NYSE: ALON) for approximately $300 million in equity, Dow Jones reported Wednesday. Hillary Canada writes Alion Science dismissed plans for an initial public offering in favor of the acquisition deal. Alion Science filed for an IPO in late April, according …

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Seven Win Navy Test, Evaluation IDIQs

The U.S. Navy has awarded potential three-year contracts to seven companies for test and evaluation analytical support services to support the Command Operational Test and Evaluation Force. Each indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract was awarded through a full and open competition via the Navy’s electronic commerce and FedBizOpps websites, the Defense Department said …

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