Tag Archives: GovCon Wire

Weekly Roundup December 5 – December 9, 2016: Vectrus Brings Aboard New CEO & more

December 5 – December 9, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson GovCon industry leaders and observers welcomed Vectrus to the government services landscape in the autumn of 2014 and this week marks the beginning of a new era for …

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Weekly Roundup November 21 – November 23, 2016: L-3 Squeezes Buy in Before Rate Hike

November 21 – November 23, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Interest rates are all but certain to go up in December and one large defense contractor has seemingly gotten ahead of the game to make one more big buy …

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Weekly Roundup November 14 – November 18, 2016: ‘Big 3’ Credit Rating Firm Ups Defense Outlook & more

November 14 – November 18, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson One of the country’s “Big Three” credit rating agencies has bolstered its view of the government contracting sector’s prospects under incoming President Donald Trump and in particular defense companies. …

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Weekly Roundup October 31 – November 4, 2016: Final Pre-Election Week Brings News Flurry & more

October 31 – November 4, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson In this last full week before a most unusual election, the evolving narrative of a re-shaping government contracting landscape added more chapters as this week’s assortment of stories GovCon Wire covered …

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Weekly Roundup October 24 – October 28, 2016: Sector Execs Offer Outlooks at 3Q Checkpoint & more

October 24 – October 28, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Outlooks of the government contracting market’s future trajectory and its ongoing dynamics dominated the attention of sector leaders and observers this week, during which GovCon Wire helped capture the larger …

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Bob Kipps: Large GovCon Players Return to Organic Growth in Year of ‘Non-Traditional’ M&A Buyers

For the government technology services sector, the third quarter was strong and a step up from the prior years’ flat or shrinking activity throughout the industry, according to Bob Kipps, managing director at Tysons Corner-based aerospace and defense investment bank KippsDeSanto & Co. “Operationally, 2016 has been the year where the ‘rubber …

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Weekly Roundup October 17 – October 21, 2016: 3Q Financial Season Not Just Earnings & more

October 17 – October 21, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Another third quarter earnings reporting season is now underway for many large blue chip companies including some in the government contracting arena but that is merely one of many …

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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 September 26 – September 30 2016: Another Shutdown Averted as FY 2017 Starts & more

September 26 – September 30 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The 2016 federal fiscal year ends today and so has — for now — fears over another government shutdown as President Barack Obama signed a bill late Thursday to extend funding …

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Weekly Roundup September 19 – September 23 2016: KBR Becomes Major Govt Services Player & more

September 19 – September 23 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson KBR’s expansion move into the U.S. and global government services markets became official on Monday when the Houston-based engineering company closed its $300 million purchase of the business known as …

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