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Francisco Partners Closes Forcepoint Buy; Manny Rivelo Named Forcepoint CEO

Manny Rivelo CEO Forcepoint

Global investment firm Francisco Partners has announced the appointment of Manny Rivelo, a more than 30-year executive in security and information technology sectors, as the new CEO of Forcepoint in a string of executive appointments after it completed the acquisition of the cybersecurity platforms developer from Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX).

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Advanced Micro Devices to Buy Xilinx in $35B All-Stock Deal

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Advanced Micro Devices (Nasdaq: AMD) has agreed to acquire Xilinx (Nasdaq: XLNX) in an all-stock deal worth approximately $35B as part of AMD’s efforts to expand its data center business and portfolio of technology products. The boards of directors of the two companies unanimously cleared the transaction, which is expected to be completed by the end of calendar year 2021.

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Carlyle Group, Stellex to Form Naval Ship Repair Company Through Vigor-MHI Merger

The Carlyle Group (Nasdaq: CG) and Stellex Capital Management have agreed to buy Portland, Ore.-based defense and maritime services firm Vigor Industrial and combine it with Stellex-owned MHI Holdings for an undisclosed sum to form a combined ship repair and fabrications services company.

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McAleese & Associates: Will Roper on Hypersonics, Other USAF Tech Dev’t Programs

McAleese & Associates has released a report on a speech by Will Roper, assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition, technology and logistics, at the Defense Program Conference held Wednesday in Washington, D.C. Roper said the service is accelerating work on hypersonics and noted about Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) …

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Carlyle Group to Buy StandardAero From Veritas Capital; Ramzi Musallam Quoted

The Carlyle Group (Nasdaq: CG) has agreed to purchase StandardAero from Veritas Capital for an undisclosed sum. The Washington, D.C.-based private equity firm said Tuesday it expects to close the deal by the end of the first quarter of calendar year 2019, pending regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions. …

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Jacobs to Purchase CH2M in Potential $3.27B Deal

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has agreed to buy CH2M through an estimated $3.27 billion transaction as both companies aim to deliver additional infrastructure and engineering services to government and private sector clients. Dallas, Texas-based Jacobs said Wednesday it will pay $2.85 billion in cash and stock for CH2M and assume …

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Constellis to Buy Centerra Group in Public Sector Risk Mgmt Push

Constellis has agreed to buy Centerra Group and its subsidiaries from an Alvarez & Marsal Capital affiliate for an undisclosed sum in a move to expand Constellis’ U.S. footprint and build up its relationships with government customers in the risk management sector. Both companies expect to complete the transaction in the …

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Booz Allen’s Greg Wenzel Details Engineering, Digital Services Push Through Aquilent Buy

Booz Allen Hamilton‘s (NYSE: BAH) pending $250 million purchase of Laurel, Maryland-based cloud computing and digital services contractor Aquilent represents a selective entry into the GovCon acquisition landscape for a firm as it has made five purchases. McLean, Virginia-based Booz Allen largely sat out of last year’s large deal activity that reshaped the government technology services sector …

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December 2 Market Close: GovCon Index Inches Up for 4th Straight Positive Week, US Stocks Mixed on November Jobs Beat

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index traded higher Friday in a mixed session for U.S. stocks as investors looked at November jobs figures above economists’ expectations and furthered anticipation of an interest rate hike Dec. 14. The GCI ends at its fourth straight weekly advance, while the S&P 500 closed flat Friday …

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