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GovConWire's Government Contracting News 10/13/2021

Comcast Adds Defined Technologies to Federal Services Portfolio; Ken Folderauer Quoted
M&A Activity

Comcast Adds Defined Technologies to Federal Services Portfolio; Ken Folderauer Quoted

Comcast Government Services has acquired federal telecommunications provider Defined Technologies from Tysons, Virginia-based managed services company MicroTech for an undisclosed sum. Defined Technologies acts as a prime contractor on the General Services Administration’s 15-year, $50 billion Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions procurement vehicle for information technology, network and infrastructure services, Comcast Business said Tuesday. GSA approved the transfer
Cerberus Affiliate Buys IT Contractor NetCentrics; Kenneth Cushing Quoted
M&A Activity

Cerberus Affiliate Buys IT Contractor NetCentrics; Kenneth Cushing Quoted

A Cerberus Capital Management affiliate has purchased Herndon, Virginia-based information technology contractor NetCentrics for an undisclosed sum to help drive the latter’s financial and expansion goals. NetCentrics received a capital investment from the New York City-based private equity firm in connection with the deal and appointed 25-year government and industry veteran Kenneth Cushing as CEO,
Chenega Subsidiary Wins $581M in NASA Contracts for Facility Protection, Firefighting Services
Contract Awards

Chenega Subsidiary Wins $581M in NASA Contracts for Facility Protection, Firefighting Services

A Chenega Corp. subsidiary has won a pair of firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts worth $581.8 million combined to provide support services at multiple NASA-run facilities. Chantilly, Virginia-based Chenega Global Protection will perform work under the space agency’s $328.3 million fire services contract and $253.6 million protective services contract. The first award, which is scheduled to take
Beth Meagher Promoted to Federal Health Sector Leader at Deloitte Consulting
Executive Moves

Beth Meagher Promoted to Federal Health Sector Leader at Deloitte Consulting

Beth Meagher, a principal at Deloitte Consulting, has been promoted to federal health sector leader of the professional services company, according to her recent post on LinkedIn. She brings more than two decades of industry experience to her new role within Deloitte Consulting’s government and public services business. Meagher joined the firm in 2011 as
Isobar, Omni Federal Create Joint Venture for Government Clients; Larry Gillespie Quoted
News

Isobar, Omni Federal Create Joint Venture for Government Clients; Larry Gillespie Quoted

Dentsu’s Isobar Public Sector subsidiary and Omni Federal have created a joint venture with the goal to help government customers transform and modernize operations with digital technology. The partnership aims to combine DevSecOps, experience design and cloud service offerings to support information technology modernization efforts within the federal sector, Dentsu said Tuesday. Larry Gillespie II,
Lloyd Howell: Booz Allen Eyes More Tuck-In Deals in Cybersecurity, Health Care Areas
M&A Activity

Lloyd Howell: Booz Allen Eyes More Tuck-In Deals in Cybersecurity, Health Care Areas

Lloyd Howell, chief financial officer at Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), said the company is looking to pursue more tuck-in acquisitions to increase its revenue and further advance growth initiatives, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday. Booz Allen executives said the McLean, Virginia-based consulting firm plans to spend approximately $4 billion on acquisitions from April
IBM Board OKs Kyndryl Spinoff, Details Share Distribution Plan
News

IBM Board OKs Kyndryl Spinoff, Details Share Distribution Plan

The board of directors of IBM (NYSE: IBM) has approved the planned separation of its managed infrastructure services business to form an independent public company that will operate as Kyndryl. IBM said Tuesday it will distribute 80.1 percent of Kyndryl’s outstanding shares to IBM stockholders on a pro rata basis to help carry out the
Former Idaho IT Exec Kevin Iwersen Named CIO of Tyler Technologies
Executive Moves

Former Idaho IT Exec Kevin Iwersen Named CIO of Tyler Technologies

Kevin Iwersen, formerly the chief information officer of Idaho’s judicial branch, has been appointed to the same position at public sector software provider Tyler Technologies (NYSE: TYL). He will be part of Tyler’s corporate operations team and will succeed Matt Bieri, who is due to retire early next year, the company said Tuesday. In his
Guidehouse to Help GSA Develop Federal Vehicle Electrification Strategy; Karen Wilson Quoted
Contract Awards

Guidehouse to Help GSA Develop Federal Vehicle Electrification Strategy; Karen Wilson Quoted

The General Services Administration has partnered with Guidehouse to develop strategies for the federal government to grow and manage its fleet of electric vehicles. Guidehouse said Tuesday it will help the GSA Office of Fleet Management to implement the company’s software suite comprising reporting, analytics and training tools. The Veritas Capital-backed consulting firm aims to
Rocket Lab Closes Advanced Solutions Acquisition; Peter Beck Quoted
M&A Activity

Rocket Lab Closes Advanced Solutions Acquisition; Peter Beck Quoted

Rocket Lab USA (Nasdaq: RKLB) has acquired Advanced Solutions Inc., a Colorado-based space software company, as part of efforts to further build up its space systems business. Long Beach, California-based Rocket Lab said Tuesday it paid $40 million for ASI and will potentially make an additional payment of $5.5 million performance earnout based on results

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