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PwC Report: Global Aerospace and Defense M&A Deal Value Reached $4B in Q1 2019

A new PwC report says the value of global mergers and acquisitions in the aerospace and defense sector was $4B in the first quarter of 2019, down 73 percent from the prior year period and 45 percent lower than the 10-year average. PwC said the number of M&A deals in the A&D …

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Serco Inc. to Help US Military Install Close-in Weapons Systems; Dave Dacquino Quoted

Serco Group‘s North American subsidiary has received a potential $51M indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to support installation of close-in weapons systems on U.S. Army, U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Navy ships. Reston, Va.-based Serco Inc. said Wednesday it will help the military services install, update and modify CIWS designed to recognize and destroy anti-ship missiles. The single-award …

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PwC: Global Aerospace & Defense M&As Reached $15B in Q1 2018

A new PwC report says the value of global mergers and acquisitions in the aerospace and defense sector hit $15 billion in the first quarter of fiscal 2018, reflecting a 28 percent increase over the previous quarter and a 19 percent rise from the same period last year. PwC reported that global …

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PwC: Global Aerospace, Defense M&A Hit $72B in 2017

A new PwC report says the value of global mergers and acquisitions in the aerospace and defense sector reached $72 billion in 2017, exceeding the previous record of $67 billion set in 2015. PwC reported that A&D companies worldwide recorded 454 M&A transactions last year with an average deal size of $411 million. Significant …

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Symantec Studies Cyber Espionage Group Targeting Energy Systems in Europe, NA

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 12, 2017 — Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) has unveiled its findings on the recent activities of a cyber espionage group called “Dragonfly” that has targeted the energy sector in Europe and North America, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Wednesday Dragonfly appears to have re-emerged in late 2015 and …

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Thales e-Security Vet Wayne Lewandowski Named HyTrust North American Public Sector SVP, GM

Wayne Lewandowski, formerly vice president of federal business at Thales e-Security, has joined HyTrust as senior VP and general manager for North American public sector business. Lewandowski will work to turn the federal advisory board’s advice into action as he oversees the company’s work with defense agencies and other federal government clients, …

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Harris, Avtec Enter Reseller Agreement on Public Safety Dispatch Consoles

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 24, 2017 — A business unit of Harris (NYSE: HRS) has formed a strategic partnership with Avtec to resell the latter’s dispatch console system to public safety, energy, government and industry customers in North America, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Avtec said Wednesday Harris’ public safety and professional communications division will …

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November 14 Market Close: GovCon Index Posts 4th Straight 1%-Plus Gain, AECOM Surges on CEO’s Infrastructure Comments

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index added at least 1 full percent for a fourth consecutive session Monday to new all-time high as defense primes continued to lead gainers and construction company AECOM (NYSE: ACM) also climbed after its CEO offered investors a positive outlook on U.S. infrastructure spending. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered …

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Former Parsons Exec Mary Ann Hopkins Joins Arcadis as Executive for the Americas

Mary Ann Hopkins, formerly Parsons federal group president, will join global design and consultancy firm Arcadis to lead that company’s business in North America and Latin America as well as the global water and environment lines. Arcadis said Thursday Hopkins will assume her new role on Sept. 26 and the company’s supervisory board will also …

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Bud Langston Named Salesforce NA Public Sector VP for Strategy, Business Devt

Bud Langston, a 16-year veteran of Oracle (NYSE: ORCL), has joined Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) as vice president of strategy and business development for the cloud computing company’s North American public sector business, GovCon Wire has learned. He previously was VP of Oracle’s public sector operations in the North American region …

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