Tag Archives: M&A activity

Accenture Acquires Argentinian E-Commerce Agency Glamit

Accenture Acquires Glamit

Accenture, named a 2021 leader in commerce services by Forrester, has completed its acquisition of Argentina-based e-commerce agency, Glamit for an undisclosed sum. Glamit offers a range of experience design and technology such as e-commerce and platform architecture, brand strategy, digital marketing and direct-to-consumer services. The boutique agency joins Accenture Interactive’s robust e-commerce and marketing offerings, including Accenture’s SynOps platform, which focus on supporting the implementation and operation of transformative consumer experiences.

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CAES Acquires Colorado Engineering, Enhances RF & HPC Offerings; CEO Mike Kahn Quoted

Mike Kahn

CAES, an advanced military and aerospace electronics provider, has acquired Colorado Engineering, Inc., a leading Radio Frequency (RF) and high-performance computing (HPC) services company. CAES will leverage CEI’s RF, digital and analog hardware and software capabilities to deliver enhanced electronics offerings in the aerospace and defense industries.

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GovExec Acquires Professional Development Academy; CEO Tim Hartman Quoted

Tim Hartman

GovExec announced on Thursday that it has acquired Professional Development Academy (PDA), a development and training platform for state, local and federal leaders. The transaction marks the company’s tenth acquisition since its inception in March 2020 and will add to GovExec's portfolio of professional development offerings.

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GovernmentExecutive Continues Industry Consolidation Effort

Tim Hartman

GovExec, a leading information services company for government leaders and contractors, announced on Tuesday that the company has announced the acquisition of 1105 Media Inc’s Public Sector 360 Group. The terms of the acquisition have yet to be disclosed. Peter Goldstone, chairman of GovExec, acted as an adviser for the deal. Growth Catalyst Partners (GCP) helped finance the transaction.

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FTC’s Lina Khan Responds to Senator’s Queries Over Vertical Deals in Defense Sector

Lina Khan

Lina Khan, chair of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), responded to a letter by Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., with regard to the lawmaker’s questions over FTC’s analysis of vertical mergers in the defense industry. Khan shared her views on the use of behavioral and structural remedies in vertical deals to protect competition in the industry.

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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 Acquires Glamit

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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Applied Insight Acquires Bridges, Baird Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor

Baird

Applied Insight has acquired Bridges, a portfolio company of The Acacia Group and provider of cybersecurity, network engineering and big data analytics solutions for the Intelligence Community (IC). Under the transaction, Baird served as exclusive financial advisor to Bridges. “This is a true game changer because it means we can now deliver end-to-end hybrid and multicloud solutions, from infrastructure to actionable insight,” said Dede Dascalu, CEO of Applied Insight.

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Kathy Warden, Northrop Grumman CEO, Explains Defense Tech Development

Kathy Warden

Kathy Warden, chief executive officer of Northrop Grumman and 2021 Wash100 Award recipient recently addressed how the development of defense technologies will drive industry mergers and acquisition (M&A) activity over the next two decades. Additionally, this development spike will present new entrants in the realm of cyber and artificial intelligence (AI), as well as increase government-industry collaboration.

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NuWave Acquires ProModel Government Services; GovCon Expert Reggie Brothers Quoted

Reggie Brothers

NuWave Solutions has acquired ProModel Government Services, provider of mission critical predictive and prescriptive analytic software solutions for federal agencies, from the ProModel Corporation. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “ProModel Government Services is uniquely qualified to help federal government agencies with their decision making, and help ensure that their processes are more efficient and resources are better managed,” said Dr. Reggie Brothers, CEO of NuWave and GovCon Expert.

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