M&A Activity

Huntington Ingalls Industries to Acquire Alion Science and Technology For $1.65B; Andy Green Quoted

Andy Green

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced on Tuesday that the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Alion Science and Technology for $1.65 billion in cash from Veritas Capital, subject to customary adjustments. Alion is a technology-driven solutions provider for the global defense marketplace. The transaction is expected to close in the second half of 2021. 

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CSA Acquires Capstone LLC, Blue Delta Capital Partners Invests; CEO Amy Bleken Quoted

Amy Bleken

Client Solution Architects (CSA), a leading digital transformation consulting firm, announced on Thursday that the company has acquired Capstone LLC for an undisclosed amount to strengthen its presence across all federal enterprise information technology service areas. The combined company will provide robust enterprise IT and mission-centric portfolios in crucial areas such as IT modernization, cybersecurity, automation, data management, DevOps and process improvement.

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Accenture to Acquire umlaut; CEO Julie Sweet Quoted

Julie Sweet

Accenture has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire umlaut, an engineering consulting and services firm headquartered in Aachen, Germany, to scale the company’s deep engineering capabilities to use digital technologies such as cloud, artificial intelligence and 5G to transform how they design, engineer and manufacture their products.

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SAIC to Acquire Halfaker and Associates; CEO Nazzic Keene, Baird’s Jean Stack Quoted

Nazzic Keene

Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Halfaker and Associates, LLC, a leading federal health technology solutions provider, for approximately $250 million to grow the company’s digital transformation portfolio, SAIC announced on Thursday. SAIC and Halfaker’s solutions will strengthen the company’s robust digital transformation portfolio in areas such as DevSecOps, digital engineering, automation, and process improvement.

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Accenture Federal Services to Acquire Novetta; John Goodman, Tiffanny Gates Quoted

John Goodman

Accenture Federal Services (AFS) announced on Tuesday that the company has entered into an agreement to acquire Novetta to expand its capabilities and push the limits in advanced artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, cloud capabilities and other emerging technologies vital to the federal landscape in order to help government agencies find solutions and complete their mission goals. 

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Deep Labs, Snowflake Form Partnership to Prevent Government Fraud; CEO Scott Edington Quoted

Deep Labs

Deep Labs announced on Wednesday a partnership with a data cloud company Snowflake. The partnership aims to assist federal agencies to prevent and mitigate fraud, waste, abuse and mismanagement. It will provide the public sector with a holistic means to modernize the detection of waste of taxpayer dollars.

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Leidos Completes $380M Acquisition of Gibbs and Cox; Roger Krone Quoted

Roger Krone

Leidos announced on Friday that it has completed its acquisition of Gibbs & Cox  for approximately $380 million in cash. "We are excited to join Leidos, whose employee culture and history of innovation strongly mirror our own legendary 91-year history", said Gibbs & Cox president and chief executive Chris Deegan.

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Noblis Acquires McKean Defense and its Affiliates; President, CEO Amr ElSawy Quoted

Amr ElSawy

Noblis announced Monday that it has acquired McKean Defense and its affiliates, Mikros Systems and Cabrillo Technologies, for an undisclosed amount. McKean is now an entirely owned subsidiary of Noblis and the name of this new subsidiary will be announced later. Wolf Den Associates and Baird served as exclusive financial advisors for Noblis and McKean, respectively, on this transaction.

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Tyto Athene Completes Acquisition of AT&T Government Solutions, Inc.; Chris Meilhammer Quoted

Tyto Athene

Tyto Athene announced on Thursday that the company has completed its acquisition of AT&T Government Solutions, Inc. (GSI). The acquisition to acquire GSI was announced on March 3rd and terms of the acquisition have not been disclosed. AT&T and Tyto have also agreed to enter into teaming agreements for opportunities in the DoD IT professional services market. 

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Accenture to Acquire Pollux to Advance Robotics, Automation Solutions


Accenture has agreed to acquire Pollux, a provider of industrial robotics and automation solutions, to expand Accenture’s capabilities across consumer goods, pharmaceutical and automotive industries. “Automation and human + machine collaboration are digitally transforming manufacturing and supply chain operations to be more flexible, resilient, sustainable and safe, and to better meet ever-changing customer demands,” said Nigel Stacey, global lead for Accenture Industry X. 

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