Tag Archives: M&A activity

HPE CEO Meg Whitman to Leave DXC Board; Mike Lawrie Comments

Meg Whitman, CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, will step down from her role as a member of the board of directors at DXC Technology effective immediately. Whitman became a board member earlier this year of DXC that was formed through the merger between HPE’s enterprise services segment and Computer Sciences Corp., DXC said …

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Maxar Wins ‘Deal of the Year’ Award; Howard Lance Comments

Maxar Technologies, formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates, has received SpaceNews’ “Deal of the Year” award in recognition of the company’s acquisition of DigitalGlobe in an estimated $3.6 billion transaction. Maxar’s predecessor MDA closed the deal in October in a push to offer imagery, satellite and geospatial services across the government …

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Report: UTC, Rockwell Collins Likely to Reveal ‘Collins Aerospace’ HQ Location in March

United Technologies Corp. and Rockwell Collins could determine by the end of March the location of the corporate headquarters for a new entity that would be formed through UTC’s acquisition of the Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based avionics contractor, The Gazette reported Monday. Farmington, Connecticut-based UTC agreed to buy Rockwell Collins in …

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Carey Smith Talks About Parsons’ Williams Electric Purchase, Control System Business Expansion

Carey Smith, federal group president at Parsons, has said the company expects the acquisition of control system integration company Williams Electric to create new opportunities as the Pasadena, California-based engineering services contractor operates in the Middle East and other regions, the Pasadena Star-News reported Thursday. Smith told Pasadena Star-News she believes …

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Roger Krone Shares Insights on Leidos-Lockheed IS&GS Merger at NVTC Titans Event

Roger Krone, chairman and CEO of Leidos, talked about the Reston, Virginia-based government information technology services contractor’s merger with Lockheed Martin’s information systems and global services business at the Titans breakfast event held Friday in Tysons Corner, Virginia. He discussed at the Northern Virginia Technology Council-hosted event how the transaction has helped Leidos …

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Wayne Rehberger: TASC’s Intell Business Main Driver Behind Merger With Engility

Wayne Rehberger, chief financial officer of Engility Holdings, has said the company’s decision to acquire professional services provider TASC in 2014 through a $1.3 billion stock deal was driven by the latter’s intelligence business, Virginia Business reported Friday. Rehberger said TASC’s intelligence business “helped balance Engility’s strategic portfolio.” He was instrumental in …

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