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Guest Post: Kipps DeSanto Managing Director Marc B. Marlin on Modern Day ESOP Trends

As companies wrap up 2016 financials, many company owners, investors and executives are expected to revisit their exit strategies.  In parallel, 2016 transaction lists are gathered and shared amongst the GovCon community, and emerging trends of “hot markets” and “sought after capabilities” are brought to the forefront as industry looks …

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Deltek FedFocus Speakers Preview Uncertain Period With Shift to New Trump Administration

Ways for government contractors to plan during a time of uncertainty with the transition into a new Donald Trump administration and align business strategies with the future president’s policy priorities were the central talking points of Deltek’s “FedFocus 2017” event Monday at National Harbor, Md. Against the backdrop of an incoming administration, one immediate item …

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KippsDeSanto’s Jon Yim: GSA Contract Vehicle Consolidations Bring ‘More Uncertainty’ in M&A Market

Jon Yim, a director at investment bank KippsDeSanto, has cited potential implications of the General Services Administration’s efforts to consolidate contract vehicles for buyers and sellers seeking to enter the mergers and acquisitions market. Yim wrote in a blog post posted Oct. 26 the changes that contract consolidation has brought to the …

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KippsDeSanto’s Marc Marlin: 2015 to Continue 2014 GovCon M&A Trends

Marc Marlin, a director at investment bank KippsDeSanto, believes that the government contracting industry will see companies looking to bolster their market posture and drive business growth through mergers and acquisitions in 2015. Marlin wrote in a guest piece published Thursday on Federal Times that large, pure-play businesses in fields such as cyber, health, cloud, C4ISR and …

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Executive Spotlight: Bob Kipps, KippsDeSanto Managing Director Details Recent GovCon M&A Activity

Bob Kipps serves as a managing director at Kipps DeSanto, an investment bank specializing in government contracting mergers and acquisitions. The 20-year industry vet provides financial and M&A consulting to defense and technology firms and was recognized in 2007 as the Investment Banker Dealmaker of the Year by the Association for Corporate Growth. …

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