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Report: Inmarsat Shareholders OK $3.4B Takeover Offer From Private Equity Firms, Pension Funds

Holders of nearly 79 percent of shares at Inmarsat approved Friday a $3.4B takeover offer from a consortium of private equity firms and two Canada-based pension funds, Reuters reported Friday. The vote came after the U.K.-based satellite telecommunications firm’s board backed the $7.21 per share cash bid from Apax Partners, Warburg …

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Report: Inmarsat Gets $3.4B Takeover Bid From Private Equity Firms, Pension Funds

Global satellite communications firm Inmarsat has received a $3.4B takeover offer from a consortium of private equity firms and Canada-based pension funds, Bloomberg reported Monday. Apax Partners, Warburg Pincus, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board made a $7.21-per-share bid for Inmarsat through a joint venture owned in …

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Reuters: Avaya Mulls Buyout Offer From Private Equity Firm

An investment company offered to acquire Avaya (NYSE: AVYA) in a proposed deal valuing the telecommunications equipment maker at $5B, or more than $20 per share, Reuters reported Monday. The report said Santa Clara, Calif.-based Avaya aims to grow its communications software business and cloud-based technology portfolio. The leveraged buyout …

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Phil Nolan, Dave Keffer Appointed General Partners at Blue Delta Capital

Government industry veterans Phil Nolan and Dave Keffer have been named general partners at McLean, Va.-based private equity firm Blue Delta Capital Partners. Nolan has been an advisory board member at Blue Delta since 2011. He previously served as CEO of Stanley, which CGI (NYSE: GIB) purchased in 2010, and …

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FTC Clears HIG Capital’s $283M NCI Purchase

The Federal Trade Commission has given antitrust approval for global private equity firm H.I.G. Capital’s proposed $283 million cash acquisition of government information technology services contractor NCI (Nasdaq: NCIT). FTC granted early termination of the required waiting period for the deal under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, NCI said …

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Veritas Capital to Buy CB&I’s Capital Services Business for $755M; Ramzi Musallam Comments

New York City-based investment firm Veritas Capital has agreed to purchase the capital services business of energy technology and infrastructure provider CB&I (NYSE: CBI) for approximately $755 million. Veritas said Tuesday it expects to complete the acquisition in the second quarter of 2017 and will rename and run the business as an independent firm once …

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Arlington Capital Partners Merges EOIR With Proteus Technologies, Intelligent Software Solutions to Form Polaris Alpha

Arlington Capital Partners has established a new company known as Polaris Alpha after the Washington-based private equity firm merged its portfolio company EOIR Technologies with cybersecurity firm Proteus Technologies and data analysis platforms provider Intelligent Software Solutions. Polaris Alpha will work to provide software and other technology platforms across ground, maritime, aerial, space, electromagnetic …

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Vista to Buy Actua’s GovDelivery Business for $153M in Public Sector Market Push; Patrick Severson Comments

Vista Equity Partners has agreed to purchase cloud computing government technology business GovDelivery from Actua (Nasdaq: ACTA) for $153 million in a push to expand the private equity firm’s presence in the public sector market. The companies said Monday they expect the transaction to close in the fourth quarter of 2016 in a deal subject to closing conditions. …

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David DiGiacomo: ECN Makes Unified Critical Comms Market Push Through MIR3 Purchase

Emergency Communications Network has purchased San Diego-based notification systems and response software provider MIR3 for an undisclosed sum in an effort to address customer demand for software communications platforms. David DiGiacomo, president and CEO of ECN, said in a statement released Monday the purchase will help ECN expand its footprint …

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JF Lehman Affiliate Completes Acquisition of API Technologies Under Estimated $111M Deal

An affiliate of New York-based J.F. Lehman & Co. has closed its acquisition of API Technologies (Nasdaq: ATNY) for approximately $111 million. Trading of API’s common stock on Nasdaq ceased Friday afternoon upon completion of the purchase and API shareholders will get a cash payment of $2 per share of common …

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