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RBC Bearings to Purchase Dover’s Sargent A&D Business; Michael Hartnett Comments

RBC Bearings has agreed to acquire Dover Corp.‘s (NYSE: DOV) Sargent Aerospace & Defense subsidiary for $500 million. Michael Hartnett, RBC Bearings chairman, president and CEO, said Thursday the acquisition is intended to complement the company’s manufacturing and design processes. Oxford, Connecticut-based RBC Bearings manufactures plain, roller and ball bearings …

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Greenleaf Power to Buy Plainfield Renewable Energy Plant From Leidos

Biomass power plant operator Greenleaf Power has agreed to purchase a renewable energy power plant in Plainfield, Conn. from Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) for an undisclosed sum, nearly one-and-a-half years after Leidos took ownership and operational responsibility of the facility. Greenleaf Power expects to complete the purchase of Plainfield Renewable Energy later this year and the …

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Field Aviation Buys Rockwell Collins’ ARINC Aerospace Subsidiary; John Mactaggart, Dan Magarian Comment

Field Aviation has made a move to grow the company’s aircraft service market presence through its acquisition of the ARINC Aerospace Systems Engineering and Support subsidiary from Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL). ARINC Aerospace works to modify, integrate and sustain large planes for military, commercial and private clients, Field Aviation said Tuesday. “The acquisition of …

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Maximus Inks $300M Cash Deal for Acentia in Contract Vehicle Growth Push; Richard Montoni Comments

Maximus (NYSE: MMS) has agreed to purchase technology and management services contractor Acentia for $300 million in cash and expects to close the transaction in the third quarter of Maximus’ 2015 fiscal year. Maximus said Monday it plans to fund the transaction with existing cash and an amended line of credit …

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Reuters: Arlington Capital Partners Eyes Novetta Solutions Sale

Arlington Capital Partners is considering a sale of analytics firm Novetta Solutions, which could be valued at more than $650 million, Reuters reported Tuesday. Mike Stone reports the private equity firm tapped Morgan Stanley and Houlihan Lokey to advise on a possible auction for the sale. Novetta works with defense …

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Reuters: Finmeccanica Taps US Investment Bank to Help Offer DRS Pieces for Sale

U.S. investment bank Jefferies Group LLC will send out invitations next week in an effort to seek out potential offers for selected business units of U.S. defense contractor DRS Technologies, Reuters reported Tuesday. Pamela Barbaglia and Mike Stone report that Italian conglomerate Finmeccanica, DRS’ owners, have identified its aviation and logistics …

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Engility Closes TASC Purchase

Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) has closed its $1.3 billion all-stock purchase of TASC to create a company with more than 10, 000 employees and approximately $2.5 billion in revenue based on 2014 figures, the companies said Thursday. Engility expects the transaction to increase its earnings per share starting in 2016 after adjustments …

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Engility Shareholders OK TASC Deal, Transaction Set to Close Thursday

Shareholders at Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) voted Monday to approve the company’s $1.1 billion all-stock acquisition of TASC and the companies have now set the transaction’s closure date for Thursday. Engility said Monday that nearly 99 percent of the outstanding shares represented at the meeting voted to move forward with the …

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Orbital Sciences Closes Merger with ATK’s Aerospace, Defense Groups

Orbital Sciences (NYSE: ORB) has completed its merger with the aerospace and defense groups of ATK (NYSE: ATK) to create a new company that will operate as Orbital ATK. Orbital ATK will start “regular-way” trading on the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday under the ticker symbol “OA, ” Orbital and ATK said Tuesday. …

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Accenture to Purchase Agilex in Digital Services, Analytics Push

The U.S. federal subsidiary of Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to purchase Chantilly, Va.-based digital services provider Agilex for an undisclosed sum in an effort to expand offerings in analytics, cloud computing and mobility. Accenture Federal Services said Monday it also seeks to grow its agile delivery portfolio in the federal …

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