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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 per share. GTSI announced the per share value of the offer represents a 47.9 percent premium over GTSI’s Friday closing stock price of $5.24 and a 65.6 percent premium over …

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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 investment firm Kanders & Company. In an announcement Tuesday, the company said it expects the sale to close in either the second or third quarter of its 2012 fiscal year. …

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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. TGI provides systems and services for geolocation; intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions; and signals intelligence to defense and intelligence customers. The acquisition complements Six3’s offerings in the ISR, signals intelligence …

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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. The companies expect the transaction to close within the next few months. The acquisition aligns with Veritas’ goal of expanding its healthcare analytics offerings, said Chairman Robert McKeon. Mike Boswood, …

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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 contracting executive views on healthcare, mobility, the current budget environment as well as on the new market buzz big data. GovConExec explores how big data is impacting the contracting community …

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Maximus to Buy Denver-Based Policy Studies for $67M Cash

Maximus has agreed to acquire Denver-based government health and human services provider Policy Studies for $67 million cash, the company announced Thursday. The Reston, Va.-based firm said it expects the transaction to close on April 30 and to slightly increase its earnings per share for the rest of fiscal year 2012. …

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