Tag Archives: John Song

Potential Tax, Spending Changes Could Drive M&As in Defense Industry; Baird’s John Song Quoted

John Song Managing Director Baird

Market experts said another wave of mergers and acquisitions in the defense sector might be in the offing driven by possible changes in federal spending and taxes linked to any potential administration change, the Washington Business Journal reported Wednesday.

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Leidos Strikes $1.65B Cash Deal for Dynetics; Roger Krone Quoted

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has agreed to acquire Huntsville, Ala.-based technology services contractor Dynetics for approximately $1.65B in cash to further build up its position in the intelligence, civil and defense markets. "The addition of Dynetics will significantly increase our capabilities for rapid prototyping and agile system integration and production, enhancing our overall offerings and services to customers," said Roger Krone, chairman and CEO of Leidos and a 2019 Wash100 winner.

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: POC Hosts Unmanned Systems in the Future Fight Forum, Baird’s 2019 Government & Defense Conference, $152M Contract for Booz Allen, Executive Moves for GDIT, Leidos & Weekly Top 10 Stories

On Tuesday, Potomac Officers Club (POC) hosted its Unmanned Systems in the Future Fight Forum featuring Maj. Gen. Peter Gersten, special assistant to the Deputy Chief of Staff for Plans and Programs (AF/A5/8) for the U.S. Air Force, as the keynote speaker. In addition, an expert panel featuring Jim Thomson …

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HII Acquires Cybersecurity Firm G2; Baird’s John Song Comments

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) has purchased Annapolis Junction, Md.-based cybersecurity services provider G2 for an undisclosed amount in a move to grow its professional services business and portfolio of information assurance and cyber offerings. HII said Monday it will integrate G2 into its technical solutions division led by Andy Green. …

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