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Triumph Group Refocuses Investment Strategy After Machining, Fabrication Business Divestitures

Arlington Capital Partners and NWI Holdings have respectively finalized their acquisitions of the fabrication and machining businesses from Triumph Group. Triumph Group said Monday it will refocus investment efforts on intellectual property systems and proprietary technology products designed for aftermarket and original equipment manufacturing clients. The deals include divestitures of …

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Baird’s Jean Stack: 2018 a Transformational Year for GovCon

Several top government contractors and industry experts attended Baird’s 2018 Government Services and Defense Conference. “2018 has been a transformational year of M&A at scale in the government services and defense market,” Jean Stack, managing director for global investment banking at Baird, told GovConWire. Stack added that she expects 2019 to …

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Valiant Closes $135M Purchase of Cubic’s Global Defense Services Business; Bradley Feldmann Comments

Valiant Integrated Services has wrapped up its approximately $135 million cash acquisition of Cubic’s (NYSE: CUB) global defense services business. Bradley Feldmann, Cubic chairman, president and CEO, said in a statement published Friday the completion of the divestiture is a significant step for the company as it works to achieve and bring …

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Eric DeMarco: Kratos Eyes Defense Business Focus With Public Safety & Security Divestiture

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) has agreed to sell its public safety and security system integration business to Securitas Electronic Security for approximately $69 million in cash. Eric DeMarco, Kratos president and CEO, said in a statement published Wednesday the divestiture concludes the execution of the company’s strategy to transition …

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Harris to Sell Maritime Comm Business for $425M, First Divestiture Since Jana Pact

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has agreed to sell its maritime energy communications business to global satellite services company SpeedCast International for $425 million in the military radio maker’s first divestiture since its August agreement with activist hedge fund Jana Partners. This move is part of Harris’ larger effort to examine non-core businesses and …

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Harris & Engility Top Wall Street’s Quarterly Earnings Forecasts, KBR Reports 3Q Net Loss

Three GovCon Index-listed government contractors and one also included in the S&P 500 composite index posted quarterly financial results before markets opened Tuesday. Co-listed Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) posted fiscal year 2017 first quarter results above Wall Street’s consensus forecasts and in conjunction announced a $425 million sale of its CapRock communications business as …

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Reuters: Harris to Auction Some Parts of Critical Networks Division

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has put some parts of its critical networks division up for sale in a transaction that could be worth more than $1 billion, Reuters reported Tuesday. Mike Stone and Michael Flaherty write the potential divestiture includes Harris’ information technology services operation and comes a month after the Melbourne, Florida-based communications technology …

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Haskell to Purchase Leidos’ Heavy Construction Business, Design Assets

Jacksonville, Florida-based engineering and infrastructure services company Haskell has agreed to purchase Leidos‘ (NYSE: LDOS) heavy construction business and some design assets of the latter’s engineering business for an undisclosed sum. Haskell said Wednesday the transaction is scheduled to close in the second quarter of 2016 and will rebrand the Leidos Constructors and Leidos Engineering design asset businesses to Benham, the name …

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