M&A Trends

As V2X integrates, it puts focus on Indo-Pacific region

The global government services company is eight months into the combination of Vectrus and Vertex and sees opportunities for its new broader capabilities.

Power and radar tech mark the week's blue chip defense venture finds

The venture capital arms of Lockheed Martin and Raytheon Technologies reveal their latest investments in the search for "what's next."

Cherokee Federal adds cyber work through acquisition

Criterion Systems brings to the buyer approximately 450 people skilled in cybersecurity, cloud and IT infrastructure.

Altamira acquires signals intelligence company

This is the acquirer's first such move under its current private equity ownership.

NV5 details geospatial strategy and the acquisitions behind it

The company is looking to turn its business model into one focused on recurring subscription revenue from government and certain commercial customers.

Core One and cBEYONData move on acquisitions

Both backed by private capital, these two contractors are putting their investors' dollars to work with these transactions.

Counter-unmanned tech and chips highlight this week's venture activity

Booz Allen Hamilton and Lockheed Martin detail the latest moves out of their investment funds for emerging tech and companies that make it.

Cadmus stands up international development unit via acquisition

This is the latest instance where Cadmus is using M&A to establish a new line of business.

LinQuest details its third major move in less than a month

The space systems integrator has been busy with the promotion of a new chief executive and two acquisitions, including this most recent one focused on national security.

Boecore acquires space scheduling software provider

This transaction represents Boecore's second with the backing of Enlightenment Capital.

Tick tock: How L3Harris won the race for Aerojet

New financial documents detail how Aerojet Rocketdyne's second sale process essentially began with a boardroom split and ended with one last phone call to ensure it got the best price possible.

Commercial IT systems integrator acquires N2grate

N2grate provides technology, training and other professional services to federal agencies.

Tick tock: How Maxar's private equity suitor won them over

Advent International's willingness to shoulder the risk for a key Maxar constellation captured the space company's attention.

Highlander Partners closes third acquisition in unmanned strategy

The private equity firm is quickly bringing together companies to build a platform in the UAS sector of the defense market.

L3Harris presents its business case for the Aerojet acquisition

Federal antitrust regulators are hearing from L3Harris Technologies as to why they should approve the $4.7 billion transaction. Investors have now heard from L3Harris as to why they should be on board with it.

LinQuest adds to its software chops with acquisition

The company sought a greater presence in the Air Force and announced this move in the same week it named a new CEO.

Booz Allen's acquisition pace is slower than it expected

Integration is the firm's current focus now that the EverWatch purchase has closed, as is hiring.