M&A Trends

Booz Allen acquires PAR Government Systems for $95M

PAR also found a buyer for its Rome Research Corp. subsidiary, which marks a full exit from government work and start of a complete focus on the core restaurant and retail tech business.

Deloitte acquires disease surveillance business

This marks the consulting firm's second purchase in as many months that focuses on public health.

Tyto Athene builds managed cyber service offerings via acquisition

Tyto is looking to provide a more fully-integrated approach to agencies for their network security postures.

BCS acquires Allegient in energy, defense market push

NowVertical Group lines up a buyer for the Allegient Defense business approximately two years after acquiring it.

Apogee Engineering gets new private equity owner

Apogee was founded in 2004 and largely focuses on programs for defense and national security agencies.

Cerberus buys aviation support firm, brings in new CEO

M1 Support Services provides maintenance, training, logistics and supply chain management services to agencies like the Army and Air Force.

Go beyond the numbers to see what drives company value

Brian Peirce of Rock Hall Partners walks us through what drives company value once you get past the numbers on a spreadsheet.

Macquarie Capital adds science and tech firm to portfolio

The investment in Earth Resources Technology brings on a company that combines science and IT to drive new solutions for government customers.

Accenture Federal closes Cognosante deal

The company has stood up a new federal health portfolio led by Cognosante President Eliot Harris.

Abt makes a deal to add digital capabilities

The acquisition of TSPi adds skills in low-code/no code, cloud platforms, modern data science and AI/ML.

Why the 3 C's are so important to GovCon M&A

Tom McBrearty of Rock Hall Partners explains how focusing on Customers, Contracts and Capabilities are what drives the best outcomes in a merger or acquisition.

Excella secures investment from Attain Capital

Excella will use these financial resources to aid in its expansion efforts on the technology capability and growth fronts.

Accenture Federal puts 'scaffolding in place' to integrate Cognosante

Accenture Federal Services will use Cognosante as the foundation for a new health practice and continue leaning on commercial tech partnerships to drive innovation, CEO John Goodman tells us.

WT 360: Astrion's quest to become the next great mid-tier

What does it take to build a great mid-sized contractor? Astrion CEO Dave Zolet answers that question and explains the company's path to get there, along with his perspective on why the middle market is a good place to be.

Tetra Tech acquires industrial automation tech integrator

Tetra Tech is continuing its work on building synergies between its federal and infrastructure business units.

Special Aerospace Services buys secure communications business

Godspeed Capital Management has now backed two acquisitions of SAS with this newest move also adding a NASA footprint.

NewSpring continues to build Bcore

The private equity firm has supported Bcore in closing three acquisitions over less than a year.