M&A Trends

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.

CASE acquires intelligence-focused cloud services provider

CyberKinetics opened for business in 2008 and works with clients who have strict compliance mandates.

TaxBit secures investment from In-Q-Tel

The intelligence community’s venture investment arm sees potential use cases in government for the company's finance-focused compliance software.

Special Aerospace Services closes first PE-backed acquisition

Godspeed Capital Management is working to build out SAS as a larger player in space and missile defense.

Deloitte acquires public health research firm

The Gryphon Scientific team uses artificial intelligence in their efforts to help agencies detect and respond to infectious diseases, among other biological and chemical threats.

Cedar Solutions builds tech portfolio with Omnyon acquisition

Omnyon joins several other businesses that Cedar has acquired over the years to create a "family" of IT services and software companies.

VTG seeks greater Air Force presence via acquisition

This buy represents VTG's first acquisition since the company itself was acquired by Alvarez & Marshal Capital Partners in the fall of 2023.

Private equity drives high transaction volume in 2023

The steady pace of acquisitions continues as more private equity firms make their foray into the government market.

Barbaricum acquires airborne intelligence provider

Barbaricum is looking to offer defense and intelligence agencies a wider portfolio of services to help operators work with their data.

Sigma Defense acquires electronic warfare tech specialist

Sigma Defense is using this purchase and the others before it to position for opportunities across JADC2: the U.S. military's effort to connect every deployed soldier and system.

Godspeed acquires spaceflight engineering company

Special Aerospace Services opened for business in 2007 and now becomes the private equity firm's vehicle for further investments in the government market's space vertical.

With Apollo's investment, SMX looks to change the tech implementation model

OceanSound Partners continues as the lead partner in SMX's next phase of its strategy, which will lean more into a tech-intensive approach as one of the world's investment stalwarts is now involved too.