M&A Trends

Chesapeake Technology plots a new path with private equity backing

CTI is putting together a two-to-three year plan that will be shaped by big-picture tech questions and is aided by Bluestone Investment Partners.

Jacobs plans spinoff of government services business

The federal market is poised to get a new independent, publicly traded company thanks to Jacobs' decision to spin out the bulk of its $4.4 billion government services business.

Boecore builds out cyber, AI chops with new acquisition

The Enlightenment Capital-backed company makes its third purchase within eight months as it adds capabilities in the defense and space sectors.

Millennium acquires 'red teaming' exercise provider

The buyer is looking to expand its work simulating network compromises as a way to test security of those networks.

Culmen purchases counter-WMD, public health support firm

The deal increases its workforce to more than 400 and expands work in countering weapons of mass destruction, border security and international development.

Sagewind Capital hires a CoVant co-founder

The New York City-headquartered private equity firm is looking to create more of a physical presence in its core market.

ASRC Federal moves quickly on next acquisition

ASRC Federal is also working to close its $350 million purchase of the Science Applications International Corp. logistics and supply chain business.

WT 360: What are V2X's next big steps?

V2X's chief growth and client service officer Sue Deagle joins the podcast to explain the rationale for putting this new company together by merging Vectrus and Vertex, plus how the combined team is looking to grow beyond the foundation already in place.

Meadowgate, ESi agree to join forces

Both companies are eyeing opportunities in hybrid IT, where organizations blend in-house management with cloud-based services.

An initial look inside the combined IBM-Octo team

This transaction was easily the government market's most surprising one of 2022, both the largest in the history of the IBM Consulting business and a move that Big Blue's chief executive signed off on.

CTI acquires imaging tech provider

Chesapeake Technology International is looking to broaden its portfolio of imaging and geospatial augmented reality technologies.

WT 360: All about Arcfield's strategy and investment thesis

Arcfield's chief executive Kevin Kelly joins the WT 360 conversation to explain what the company has been up to since being stood up in the winter of 2021 and where it wants to go with the support of a Veritas Capital fund focused on midsized businesses.

Renovus unveils new government services company

This private equity firm now backs four companies in the market.

Who and what drove GovCon M&A in 2022

Our annual roundup shows that 140 mergers and acquisition transactions took place in the government market during 2022 thanks to a diverse set of buyers and sellers.

Akima to acquire training, sustainment product provider

Pinnacle Solutions touts its core service lines as including aviation operations and maintenance.

Our next Power Breakfast will explore how M&A reshapes the market

Our upcoming Washington Technology Power Breakfast will offer insights and analysis of how mergers and acquisitions are changing the competitive landscape.

Shift5 gets airline venture arm's backing

The cyber company sees this collaboration as an avenue for expansion beyond the U.S. defense market.