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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: October’s M&A Activity

Weekly Roundup October 23 – October 27 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson With October coming to a close, let’s take a look at the most significant M&A activity that took place over the course of this month. Notable M&A activity …

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MDA Closes Estimated $3.6B DigitalGlobe Buy to Create ‘Maxar Technologies’

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates has closed its approximately $3.6 billion acquisition of DigitalGlobe to create a new company that will work to provide integrated satellite, imagery and geospatial services to the commercial and government markets. MDA said Thursday the newly combined entity will be renamed Maxar Technologies Ltd. and temporarily trade on the …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: The Landscape of M&A in GovCon

Weekly Roundup September 11 – September 15 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This week, let’s take a look at the current landscape of mergers and acquisitions in the GovCon sector. Notable M&A activity includes: CenturyLink adjusting the closing date of its …

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DigitalGlobe, MDA Shareholders OK $3.6B Merger Deal

Shareholders at DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) and Canada-based MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates have separately approved the deal originally announced in February for MDA to buy the Westminster, Colorado-based Earth imaging services provider in an estimated $3.6 billion transaction. Holders of approximately 93 percent of shares in DigitalGlobe voted to approve the merger and that 81 …

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MacDonald Dettwiler to Purchase DigitalGlobe in $3.6B Deal

Canada-based communications services company MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates has agreed to acquire Earth imaging services provider DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) in an estimated $3.6 billion transaction to expand MDA’s footprint in the global satellite imagery market. MDA said Friday it will pay $2.4 billion in cash-and-stock for DigitalGlobe — $17.50 in cash and one-third of an MDA …

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Harris, Capstone Vet Richard White Joins Space Systems Loral as US Govt Lead

Richard White, a 31-year veteran from Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) and former CEO of government services contractor Capstone Corp., has joined spacecraft system and satellite manufacturer Space Systems Loral to lead SSL’s U.S. government business as a senior vice president. Palo Alto, Calif.-based SSL said Thursday White will be based out of …

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MDA Names New Board of Directors, Senior Execs in Support of US Access Plan Strategy; Howard Lance Comments

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates has appointed new board of directors and senior executives in support of the implementation of the company’s U.S. Access Plan strategy. Howard Lance, president and CEO of MDA, said in a statement released Monday the firm’s U.S. Access Plan seeks to pursue government contracts in order …

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Howard Lance Joins MDA as President, CEO; Bob Phillips Comments

Howard Lance, former chairman and CEO of Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS),  has been selected to succeed Daniel Friedmann as president and CEO of MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates, effective May 16. MDA said Thursday Lance is expected to join MDA’s board of directors, while Friedman will continue to serve as a …

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Harris Names Ted Hengst CIO

Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) named Ted Hengst corporate vice president and chief information officer (CIO), reporting to Howard L. Lance, chairman, president and CEO. According to the firm, “Hengst will have responsibility for setting the strategic direction, architecture and governance of Harris’ global IT enterprise to drive innovation, fuel growth, and …

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