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HIG Acquires WBB to Expand Govt Market Footprint; Robert Olsen, Jeff Zanarini Comment

Private equity investment firm H.I.G. Capital has bought Reston, Virginia-based program management and consulting services provider Whitney, Bradley and Brown for an undisclosed sum. WBB CEO Robert Olsen said in a statement published Tuesday the company aims to utilize H.I.G.’s resources in efforts to expand services for federal agency customers. WBB …

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SSL’s Rob Zitz: Maxar Turns to ‘Persistent’ ISR With Eye Toward US Gov’t Customers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 1, 2017 — Rob Zitz, chief strategy officer of Space Systems Loral‘s government systems unit, has said the new company that resulted from MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates‘ acquisition of DigitalGlobe will leverage intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance offerings in its push toward the U.S. government market, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Via …

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Stu Shea: Peraton to Reaffirm Existing Capabilities to Support Customer Missions

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 21, 2017 — Peraton CEO Stu Shea has said the company will work to reaffirm its position in the space, intelligence, cyber/SIGINT, homeland security, defense and communications markets with its emergence from the sale of Harris‘ (NYSE: HRS) former government services unit to Veritas Capital. The business temporarily operated under …

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CGI Plans More Acquisitions to Push Business Expansion; George Schindler Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 4, 2017 — CGI (NYSE: GIB) CEO George Schindler has said the company is looking into additional acquisitions to further drive its business expansion efforts following several deals over the past year, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. CRN reported Wednesday that the company has more than 700 acquisition targets in its …

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Engility’s Wayne Rehberger Looks Back at TASC Acquisition

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 3, 2017 — Wayne Rehberger, chief financial officer of Engility (NYSE: EGL), has said the company’s acquisition of TASC in 2014 helped balance its strategic portfolio through the integration of the latter’s intelligence business, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Virginia Business reported Friday Rehberger played a role in integrating the companies …

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DSA Buys Project Performance Company, Adds Paul Strasser to Leadership Team

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 7, 2017 — Data Systems Analysts has closed its acquisition of information technology firm Project Performance Company in efforts to deliver mission-critical solutions to the government IT sector, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Paul Strasser, president and CEO of PPC, has joined the DSA leadership team upon the close of the agreement. …

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SSL’s Robert Zitz: Pending DigitalGlobe Purchase to Boost MDA’s Satellite Imagery, Analysis & Insights Portfolio

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 14, 2017 — Robert Zitz, senior vice president and chief strategy officer at Space Systems Loral‘s government systems business, has said the pending acquisition by parent company MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates of DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) would enable MDA to build up support for intelligence and defense agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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MDA-DigitalGlobe M&A Deal Focused on Satellite Imagery, Earth Observation Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 25, 2017 — The upcoming $3.6 billion acquisition of DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) by MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates is anticipated to boost the latter’s satellite manufacturing business and diversify its satellite services, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Space News reported Tuesday the deal will also work to build on MDA’s …

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Banking & Finance Vet Ruth McMorrow to Head Parsons Enterprises Business

Ruth McMorrow, formerly executive vice president of Parsons‘ enterprises business, has been promoted to president of the unit focused on the development of concession-based businesses. Parsons said Wednesday McMorrow will oversee merger-and-acquisition transactions in her new position and report to Virginia Grebbien, Parsons corporate executive vice president and chief of staff. “Ruth’s deep understanding of our business, …

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Roger Krone: Leidos to Complete 50% of IS&GS Integration by July

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 10, 2017 — Roger Krone, chairman and CEO of Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), has said he believes the company will reach the halfway mark by July in its integration of Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) former information systems and global solutions business, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Krone, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 …

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