Tag Archives: M&A Activity

Liam Walsh: KPMG Wraps Up Beacon Purchase

KPMG LLP has closed its purchase of Beacon Partners to add clinical management and technology consulting offerings to KPMG’s healthcare advisory services portfolio. “We seek to provide our clients with additional expertise in electronic health records implementation and optimization services, ” Liam Walsh, KPMG’s U.S. advisory industry leader for the …

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Peter George: Fidelis Acquires Resolution1 to Expand Cybersecurity Portfolio

Fidelis Cybersecurity has bought Resolution1 Security for an undisclosed sum in a bid to offer customers a unified platform to address network and endpoint threats. The companies aim to integrate Resolution1’s security incident analysis and automated response technology with the Fidelis XPS threat prevention and detection platform, Fidelis said Tuesday. …

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Abry Buys Program Mgmt Software Firm Compusearch; Reid Jackson Comments

Boston-based investment firm Abry Partners has purchased acquisition and program management technology provider Compusearch from an Arlington Capital Partners–JMI Equity alliance for an undisclosed sum. Abry aims to help build up Compusearch’s portfolio of software products designed to address government contract transparency and compliance issues, Compusearch CEO Reid Jackson said Friday. SunTrust …

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Constellis, Olive Group to Merge in Security Business Strategy

Constellis Group has agreed to merge with Olive Group in a bid to grow both companies’ risk management, security and managed support service offerings in the global commercial market. Olive Group employs approximately 5, 000 workers in 20 countries and will be integrated into Constellis’ family of companies once the …

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QTS to Purchase Cloud Contractor Carpathia for $326M; Peter Weber Comments

Overland Park, Kan.-based data center operator QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS) has agreed to acquire Dulles, Va.-headquartered cloud computing provider Carpathia Hosting for $326 million in an effort to grow both companies’ colocation and managed services market footprints. QTS said Thursday it expects to close the deal sometime in the middle of 2015 and the …

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PAE Signs Deal to Buy A-T Solutions in Nat’l Security Growth Push; John Heller Comments

Arlington, Va.-based infrastructure and logistics services contractor PAE has agreed to purchase counterterrorism services provider A‑T Solutions from owners CI Capital and CoVant for an undisclosed sum. PAE said Thursday it expects to close the transaction, which is subject to regulatory approvals,  by the end of May and intends to build up its …

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Marlin Closes Fidelis Cyber Business Buy; Peter George Comments

Marlin Equity Partners has wrapped up the acquisition of the Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions business from General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) for an undisclosed amount. The Los-Angeles based investment firm bought Fidelis with the intent to help that business grow its footprint in the cyber threat defense technology market, Fidelis CEO Peter George said …

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Eren Ozmen: Sierra Nevada Targets Unmanned Tech Growth with Kutta Acquisition

Sierra Nevada has acquired Phoenix-based unmanned vehicle command and control systems developer Kutta Technologies for an undisclosed amount. Eren Ozmen, Sierra Nevada president, said Thursday that Kutta holds 15 years market experience and will add a range of technical offerings to Sierra Nevada’s unmanned technology portfolio through the acquisition. Kutta …

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BAE to Examine Potential US IT Services Division Sale

BAE Systems Plc is exploring a potential sale of the British defense contractor’s U.S.-based manpower and services division,  which provides information technology support services to U.S. government agencies. BAE said Friday a group of external advisers will help perform a strategic review of the business as it has “generated external interest and a number of enquiries.” The manpower and services division is …

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SRA Closes Qbase Gov’t Services Asset Buy

SRA International has closed its purchase of a portion of Qbase‘s government services business for an undisclosed amount in a deal that sees more than 230 Qbase staffers join SRA. SRA announced the completion of the deal Thursday and said the acquisition is part of its push to grow in the healthcare, homeland security …

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