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Chenega to Buy ADG for Public Sector Digital Transformation Services Push

Chenega has agreed to acquire Columbia, Maryland-based strategic communications agency ADG Creative for an undisclosed sum in a move to expand the Alaska native corporation’s user-focused design and digital transformation offerings for government clients. Chenega said Wednesday it expects to complete the acquisition in January, pending approvals and other customary …

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ManTech Purchases Health IT Services Firm Edaptive Systems

ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) has purchased Owings Mills, Md.-based health information technology services contractor Edaptive Systems for an undisclosed sum to add new agile software development and business intelligence offerings in the federal healthcare market. ManTech said Monday it expects the deal to help increase earnings in 2017 and also help …

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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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Weekly Roundup Nov 2 – Nov 6 2015: The Numbers Behind Record-Breaking M&A Year, CSC’s US Govt Spinoff Moves Forward & More

Weekly Roundup Nov 2 – Nov 6 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson While government agencies continue to operate at the established levels and tightly control the dollars they have on hand, the stock market is jumping in anticipation …

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Weekly Roundup Oct 12 – Oct 16 2015: Frank Kendall Expands Thoughts on Defense Sector Consolidation Prospects & more

Weekly Roundup Oct 12 – Oct 16 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The military’s chief weapons buyer took to the TV airwaves this week to expand further on his message that the defense prime contractor landscape should remain in …

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L-3 Adds New ISR Tools with ForceX Acquisition; KippsdeSanto’s Karl Schmidt on ISR’s M&A Environment

L-3 Communications (NYSE:LLL) has bought intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance software and geospatial technology company ForceX for an undisclosed amount as part of efforts to grow L-3’s integrated sensor systems business. L-3 said Tuesday it expects the transaction to immediately help increase its earnings and has renamed the Nashville, Tennessee-based business L-3 ForceX. …

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Jamie Graham Joins KippsDeSanto as Business Development Director

Jamie Graham, a former business development manager at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, has joined KippsDeSanto & Co. as BD director of the McLean, Virginia-based investment banking firm. “I am excited to leverage the KippsDeSanto platform with its proven team of investment bankers and to continue to be a valuable …

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KippsDeSanto: Aerospace, Defense M&A Deals Eye Power Distribution Sector

KippsDeSanto believes UEC Electronics’ acquisition of defense and security products provider Arotech shows that aerospace and defense companies are looking to power distribution and management technologies for mergers-and-acquisition deals. The deal also demonstrates an attraction towards budgeted and long-term programs that support industry and military initiatives, the investment bank said Thursday. …

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KippsDeSanto Sees GovCon M&A Appetite for Cyber, Intell and Special Ops on Heels of MacB’s Commonwealth Technology Buy

MacAulay-Brown acquired national security products and engineering services provider Commonwealth Technology in late January in a deal that KippsDeSanto & Co. says could represent a trend in the government contracting market. Alexandria, Va.-based CTI provides the national security community with hardware offerings and software services in areas that include reverse engineering, business data management, …

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KippsDeSanto Realigns Executive Team with Promotions of Misantone, Schmidt, Dowling, Roy & Hussey

KippsDeSanto & Co. has moved to realign its leadership team by promoting five executives. Michael Misantone and Karl Schmidt have been appointed as managing directors, Robert Dowling as vice president, Angelica Roy as operations manager and Ann Hussey as marketing manager, KippsDeSanto said Tuesday. “These promotions are well-deserved and recognize …

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