Tag: M&A Activity

General Dynamics To Buy Military, First Responder Broadband Firm IPWireless

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has agreed to acquire wireless broadband provider IPWireless Inc. in a cash transaction, General Dynamics announced

DigitalGlobe Turns Down GeoEye $792M Takeover Bid; Jeffrey Tarr Comments

DigitalGlobe Inc. (NYSE: DGI) has turned down GeoEye Inc.’s (NASDAQ: GEOY) acquisition offer of approximately $792 million in cash and stock,

IT Firm Unicom To Buy GTSI For $76M

Global information technology firm Unicom Systems Inc. will acquire GTSI Corp. (NASDAQ: GTSI) for approximately $76.67 million cash, or $7.75

GeoEye Offers To Buy DigitalGlobe For $792M; Matt O’Connell Comments

GeoEye Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY) has offered to acquire DigitalGlobe for approximately $792.7 million in cash and stock, or $17 per

BAE To Sell Law Enforcement Armor Unit; Frank Pope Comments

BAE Systems has agreed to sell its law enforcement body armor unit, called Safariland,  to an acquisition vehicle affiliated with private

DRS to Restructure, Relocate Corporate Functions; William Lynn Comments

DRS Technologies announced it is restructuring into three operations groups and will enter a proxy agreement with the Defense Security

Six3 Buys Geolocation, ISR Firm Ticom Geomatics; Robert Coleman Comments

Six3 Systems Inc. has acquired Austin, Texas-based geolocation firm Ticom Geomatics Inc. for an undisclosed amount, the company announced Tuesday.

IBM Adding Navigation Software Firm Vivisimo to Big Data Portfolio

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has agreed to acquire Pittsburgh-based discovery navigation software provider Vivisimo for an undisclosed amount, the company announced

Veritas to Buy Thomson Reuters Healthcare Business for $1.25B

Veritas Capital has agreed to acquire Thomas Reuters’ (NYSE: TRI) healthcare business for $1.25 billion cash, the companies announced Monday.

GovConExec Spring Issue Expands on Big Data Opportunities, Mergers

GovConExec, published by GovCon Wire’s parent company Executive Mosaic, released the Spring 2012 issue, providing the latest news and government