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Deloitte Buys Cybersecurity Firm Vigilant; Ed Powers Comments

Deloitte has acquired the assets cyber monitoring and threat intelligence provider Vigilant as the consulting firm seeks to boost its security capabilities. Deloitte will integrate its cybersecurity consulting into Vigilant’s cyber threat management suite to help protect enterprise customers from cyber attacks,  Deloitte said Thursday. Those customers are in the …

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PAE to Buy CSC Applied Tech Division for $175M Cash; Mike Dignam Comments

PAE has agreed to acquire Computer Sciences Corp.‘s (NYSE: CSC) base operations, aviation and range services division for $175 million in cash as CSC enters its sixth divestiture agreement within the past seven months. The sale of the applied technology division is expected to close during summer 2013 and 5, 400 …

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The SI Organization Buys Applied Communication Sciences; Bill Graham Comments

The SI Organization has purchased telecommunications research, consulting and technology services provider Applied Communication Sciences for an undisclosed amount. ACS develops products for defense and intelligence agencies, civil government organizations, power utilities and telecom providers, the SI said Wednesday. “We are acquiring a technology company with a focus on cyber …

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Iron Mountain Acquires Records Manager ISCC; Harold Ebbighausen Comments

Iron Mountain (NYSE: IRM) has acquired three records management businesses from the Information Storage Consolidation Company for an undisclosed amount, aiming to grow its storage rental portfolio. The acquisition is intended to give Iron Mountain 1, 000 more customers in three states, the company said Tuesday. Safe Records Center, based in …

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ATK to Buy Gun Manufacturer for $315M Cash; Mark DeYoung Comments

ATK (NYSE: ATK) has agreed to purchase the parent company of hunting rifle and shotgun manufacturer Savage Sports Corp. for $315 million cash as ATK seeks to grow its commercial and security ammunition business. The acquisition of the Caliber Company is subject to regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions …

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Cobham Buys Mobile Tech Firm Axell for $131M Cash; Bob Murphy Comments

Cobham Plc has acquired mobile communications technology provider Axell Wireless for $130.9 million in cash as Cobham looks to expand customer base and extend offerings to larger systems. Axell supplies distributed antenna systems and wireless items such as digital repeaters, fiber optics, multi band remotes and networking tools to public …

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Private Investor Group to Buy BMC for $7B Cash

BMC Software‘s (NASDAQ: BMC) board of directors has agreed to sell the company to a private investor group led by Bain Capital and Golden State Capital for $6.9 billion cash, or $46.25 per share. The transaction is subject to approval from BMC shareholders and regulatory approvals and the company expects the transaction …

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Bob Kipps: GovCon M&A Sellers Must ‘Know Their Buyer’

Sellers Need to Know Their Buyer Bob Kipps, Managing Director, KippsDeSanto & Company In sales, experts always say “know your customer.” That advice also holds true in large part for owners of Government and Defense industry firms considering the sale of their business. In this year of transition and uncertainty, …

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DynCorp to Realign Business Units, Start New Intl Org; Steve Gaffney Comments

DynCorp International is reorganizing from five business units to three, with one of them a new organization intended to focus on international opportunities, the Washington Post reports. Marjorie Censer writes the company will restructure into three business units: DynAviation, DynLogistics and the new DynGlobal organization. Steve Gaffney, DynCorp chairman, president …

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Dell, Carl Icahn Strike Ownership Limit Deal

Dell‘s (NASDAQ: DELL) board of directors and Carl Icahn have signed an agreement to limit the investor and affiliated entities from owning more than 10 percent of Dell. Icahn also agreed to not enter into agreements with other shareholders to own more than 15 percent of Dell’s shares between them, …

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