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September 23 Market Close: GovCon Index Rally Halted, Posts Weekly Gain as Energy Weighs on US Stocks

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index dropped Friday but registered a weekly gain as U.S. stocks took a break from their two-day surge after the Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged Wednesday. The post-Fed decision rally helped the GCI add 2.57 percent over five days with its S&P 500-listed companies and other large defense platform makers among the drivers of gains as …

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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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September 22 Market Close: GovCon Index Extends Post-Fed Rate Decision Gains, KBR Joins GCI After Govt Services Acquisitions

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index rose for a second straight session Thursday to extend gains on the Federal Reserve‘s Wednesday decision to leave interest rates unchanged on a mix of contributions from large defense platform makers and services-oriented contractors. Thursday also represented the GovCon Index’s first day of activity with KBR (NYSE: KBR) …

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KBR Closes $300M Purchase of Honeywell Govt Services Business; Stuart Bradie Comments

Houston-based engineering and construction firm KBR (NYSE: KBR) has wrapped up its $300 million purchase of the U.S. government services business of Honeywell (NYSE: HON). KBR said Monday it will integrate Honeywell Technology Solutions Inc. into the KBRWyle government services organization, which KBR expects to generate $2.5 billion in annual revenue across defense and aerospace programs. KBR …

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August 15 Market Close: GovCon Index Hits Record Close Again as Defense Primes Rise

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed at another all-time high Monday with 28 out of 30 companies including all 11 S&P 500-listed stocks in green and middle- to large-tier defense contractors as the session’s top advancers. L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) led all net gainers after the military technology maker was selected by Drexel Hamilton …

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Weekly Roundup August 8 – August 12 2016: KBR and HPE Make Public Sector M&A Plays & More

August 8 – August 12 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Government contracting sector observers got a twin bill of significant acquisition developments during the Thursday evening-Friday morning “down time” in financial markets to continue the GovCon industry’s ongoing deal spree. Prior to this …

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KBR Agrees to Purchase Honeywell Govt Services Arm for $300M in Continued Federal Push

Houston-based engineering and construction company KBR (NYSE: KBR) has agreed to purchase the U.S. government services business of Honeywell (NYSE: HON) for $300 million in a push to continue expansion efforts in the federal market. KBR said Friday it expects to close the transaction subject to regulatory approval in October and …

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Weekly Roundup July 5 – July 8 2016: Lockheed’s Hand in NASA’s Jupiter Journey & more

July 5 – July 8 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson   Americans everywhere celebrated the country’s 240th birthday Monday and those interested in the U.S. space program had another reason to cheer as NASA’s Juno vehicle arrived inside Jupiter’s orbit as …

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KBR Unveils Rebranded Wyle as $570M Acquisition Closes

KBR (NYSE: KBR) has closed the $570 million purchase of government engineering and technical services contractor Wyle, which will operate under the name of KBRwyle within the parent company’s government services segment. KBR CEO Stuart Bradie said Tuesday the company expects government services revenue to total $2 billion per year post-acquisition and have …

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KBR Receives $185M Extension for Qatar Expressway Program Management Consultant Contract

Qatar Public Works Authority has awarded KBR (NYSE: KBR) a $185 million extension for its existing contract to deliver full program management support for Qatar’s QAR 50B Expressway Program for another three years. KBR provides management support on the project, as well as oversees supervision, design and construction consultants as they work to …

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