Tag Archives: KippsDeSanto & Co

General Atomics to Buy Ducommun’s Aerospace, Defense Tech Services Business

General Atomics has agreed to acquire aerospace and defense technical services business Miltec from electronics manufacturing company Ducommun for approximately $14.6 million cash. The transaction is subject to customary closing terms and is intended to increase General Atomics’ technical expertise in developing small satellites, hypersonic vehicles and similar platforms, General Atomics said …

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Calibre Buys IMC’s Health, Defense IT Consulting Businesses

Calibre Systems has bought Information Management Consultants‘ business groups that work with health and life sciences organizations as well as defense and government agencies to manage data systems. The companies did not disclose the terms of the deal and Calibre will integrate the acquired businesses into a single information management consulting division …

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Bob Kipps: GovCon M&A Market Takes Turn Towards Equilibrium

Finding The New Normal Bob Kipps, Managing Director,  KippsDeSanto & Company With only 15 government services and 25 defense M&A deals announced so far this year (vs 72 for the comparable period in 2012), it may seem premature to say the M&A market’s back in equilibrium. However, it seems to …

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Bob Kipps: 2013 GovCon M&A Slowing ‘To a Trickle’

GovCon M&A Activity Slows to a Trickle Bob Kipps, Managing Director, KippsDeSanto & Company The hangover to last year’s deal frenzy continues. As mentioned last month, deal announcements during the first part of 2013 are likely to be well below the past levels given the compression of deals into 2012–for …

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Bob Kipps: Early 2013 GovCon M&A in “Eye of the Storm”

Eye of the GovCon M&A Storm Bob Kipps, Managing Director, KippsDeSanto & Company After gushing throughout 2012, GovCon M&A deal announcements have slowed to a trickle thus far in 2013.  At a recent deal conference in DC last week, lenders and other transaction advisors were commenting about their lack of …

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