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Company Press Release
July 23, 2012

DigitalGlobe And GeoEye Agree To Combine to Create A Global Leader In Earth Imagery and Geospatial Analysis

DigitalGlobe, Inc. and GeoEye, Inc. announced that the boards of directors of both companies have unanimously approved a definitive merger agreement under which the companies will combine in a stock and cash transaction having approximately $1.1 billion in transaction value and $900 million in enterprise value. The combination of DigitalGlobe and GeoEye will create a global leader in earth imagery and geospatial analysis with a more diversified revenue base, a strong financial foundation and significant growth potential. More

September 09, 2011

U.S. Scrutinizes Foreign Defense M&A

U.S. regulators are increasingly taking a tougher stand on foreign takeovers in the defense sector to protect technology designed to deal with the growing and unseen threats of the cyber age. More

Company Press Release
November 15, 2011

Parsons Completes Acquisition of SPARTA, Inc., from Cobham Defense Systems, Inc.

Parsons Corporation, a technology-driven engineering services firm, is pleased to announce that it has received all necessary U.S. government approvals and has completed its acquisition of SPARTA, Inc. (dba Cobham Analytic Solutions), and its subsidiaries, from Cobham Defense Systems, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Cobham plc. More

Company Press Release
October 19, 2011

Parsons Corporation to Acquire Sparta, Inc. from Cobham plc

Parsons Corporation today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Cobham plc pursuant to which Parsons, a leading provider of mission-critical technical services to the U.S. government, will acquire Sparta, Inc. (dba Cobham Analytic Solutions) and its subsidiaries, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cobham plc, for $350 million. More

Company Press Release
September 30, 2011

General Dynamics Completes Acquisition of Vangent, Inc.

General Dynamics today completed its acquisition of Vangent Holding Corp., the parent company of Vangent, Inc., a leading provider of healthcare information technology and business systems to federal agencies. The cash transaction, valued at approximately $960 million, was announced on August 16 and is expected to be accretive to General Dynamics’ earnings in 2012. More

September 08, 2011

Arms Firms in Strategic Bind Over Cuts

Defense companies set to feel the spending ax under a recent U.S. debt deal are making urgent reviews of their strategic options—under pressure to find ways to secure growth in an overall declining industry. More

Company Press Release
August 16, 2011

General Dynamics to Acquire Vangent, Inc., from Veritas Capital

General Dynamics has entered a definitive agreement to acquire Vangent Holding Corp., the parent company of Vangent, Inc., a leading provider of healthcare information-technology and business systems to federal agencies, in a cash transaction valued at approximately $960 million. More

Company Press Release
July 28, 2011

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Integral Systems

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc., a leading National Security Solutions provider, today announced the completion of its acquisition of Integral Systems, Inc. Kratos completed the acquisition through a reverse merger of a wholly owned subsidiary with and into Integral Systems. More