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UTC to Split Into Three Firms After Rockwell Collins Deal Completion; Greg Hayes Quoted

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) has announced plans to divide into three independent companies after it completed its $30B purchase of Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL). UTC said Monday it will combine its aerospace systems business with Rockwell Collins to form Collins Aerospace Systems and expects the transaction to be $0.15 to $0.20 …

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Perspecta Begins Trading on NYSE as Independent Firm Under CEO Mac Curtis

Perspecta has begun to trade under the ticker symbol “PRSP” on the New York Stock Exchange after it finalized its separation from DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) and subsequent merger with Vencore and KeyPoint Government Solutions. The independent publicly traded combined company has 14,000 employees and $4.2 billion in pro-forma revenues, Perspecta said Friday. …

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Olivier Rabiller to Lead Honeywell Transportation Systems Business Spinoff

Olivier Rabiller will continue to serve as president and CEO of Honeywell‘s (NYSE: HON) transportation systems business after the unit’s separation from Morris Plains, N.Y.-based industrial conglomerate into a standalone public company. Honeywell said Friday it expects to complete the spinoff by the end of the third quarter. Rabiller joined the company …

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FTC Clears Merger of DXC’s US Public Sector Business With Vencore, KeyPoint

The Federal Trade Commission has given antitrust approval to DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) to merge its U.S. public sector business with Vencore and KeyPoint Government Solutions. FTC issued Friday a notice of early termination of the required waiting period for the deal under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, DXC said Wednesday. DXC originally announced the …

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Honeywell to Spin Off Business Groups by End of 2018; Darius Adamczyk Comments

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has announced it will spin off the industrial conglomerate’s ADI global distribution business, Homes portfolio and transportation systems business into two publicly traded firms by the end of 2018. Darius Adamczyk, president and CEO of Honeywell, said in a statement published Tuesday the initiative comes after the company reviewed …

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Doug Wagoner to Step Down as SAIC Sector President in September; Tony Moraco Comments

Doug Wagoner, president of services and solutions sector at Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC), will step down from his role at the Reston, Virginia-based government information technology services contractor on Sept. 1. Dan Harris, senior vice president and general manager of SAIC’s sector operations and planning, will take over as acting …

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Xerox Splits Into Digital Printing Tech, Service Businesses; Jeff Jacobson Comments

Xerox (NYSE: XRX) has officially separated into two publicly traded companies, one focused on digital printing technology and the other selling business process services. The digital print technology company will carry the Xerox name while the business process service provider will operate independently as Conduent (NYSE: CNDT), GovCon Wire reported June 2016. Xerox said Tuesday it received …

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Australia’s Defense Dept Awards $419M Contract to Leidos Subsidiary for IT Products, Services

Leidos‘ (NYSE: LDOS) Abacus Innovations Australia subsidiary has secured an estimated $418.7 contract from Australia’s defense department to provide computer equipment and accessories as well as centralized processing services to the country’s chief information officer group, ARN reported Friday. Leon Spencer writes the award runs through 2023 and follows an approximately $610 million deal that Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: …

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HPE to Merge Non-Core Software Assets With Micro Focus in $8.8B Deal; Meg Whitman Comments

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) has announced plans to merge its non-core software assets with global enterprise software firm Micro Focus under an $8.8 billion deal that is expected to be tax-free to HPE. HPE said Wednesday both companies expect the combination of HPE’s big data, application delivery management, enterprise security, information technology operations …

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Vectrus Lifts 2016 Earnings, Revenue Guidance

Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) has lifted full-year earnings and revenue guidance on improved outlooks in cash flow for the 2016 second half and expectations of extra payments on debt. The Colorado Springs-based government communications services contractor now expects earnings per share in the $2.07-$2.32 range versus the previous $2.02-$2.31 range with revenue of $1.18 billion-$1.2 billion compared to …

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