Tag Archives: M&A Activity

Phil Pitsky: Dedrone Envisions Application of Counter-Small UAS Tech

Phil Pitsky, vice president of federal operations at Dedrone, said the company has "grand visions" about the potential use of an unmanned aircraft system countermeasure technology, Inside Defense reported Friday. He was referring to DroneDefender, an anti-small UAS system the San Francisco-based firm acquired from Battelle in October.

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Corporate Dev’t Execs Say M&A Opportunities Could Emerge From Business Unit Divestitures

Executives from Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT), Parsons (NYSE: PSN) and Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) said they believe divestitures of smaller business units resulting from major mergers and acquisitions in the past two years could drive the next wave of M&As in the government contracting market, the Washington Business Journal reported Wednesday.

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Advent International Commits to Address UK Concerns Over $5B Cobham Deal

The U.K. government is likely to approve a deal for Advent International to acquire aerospace and defense contractor Cobham after the Boston-based private equity firm proposed several measures to address potential national security risks from the combination, Reuters reported Tuesday.

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