Topic Archives: M&A

Small Business
April 3, 2017M&A

What Are Three Trends in Government Contracts M&A?

There have been recent three trends in Government Contracts M&A recently all related to the same theme: buyers are being very picky. Trend 1: A Critical View of Contractors With Large Small Business Content. Buyers will be skeptical that small business contracts, although transferrable, hold significant value. Trend 2: Increase in Asset Acquisitions. Instead of ...›

small business
July 15, 2016M&A

M&A for Q2 2016—Mergers and More

This quarter, the M&A roundup picks up a little more than usual: rather than just the ongoing government contractor acquisition activity, this quarter also brings a report on a company that has been turning away suitors. That’s more than usually hits the deal wires. ...›

small business
April 18, 2016M&A

M&A for Q1 2016—In Like a Lion

Looking back at Q1’s government contractor M&A activity, it may be a stretch to lay the blame for a quiet-seeming February at the feet of Snowzilla—after all, DC’s latest snow beast hit in mid-late January—but there you have it: the M&A headlines that grabbed our attention nearly all landed in March, well after Snowzilla, with just one toughing it out for the end of January. ...›

Small Business
February 5, 2016M&A

New Year, New Acquisitions

From mid-holiday to post-Snowzilla, the government contractor space has seen acquisition activity across sectors, geographies, and sizes. Here are some highlights from in and around January. ...›

small business
December 7, 2015M&A

CSRA Inc. Spinoff and Combination with SRA International, Inc.

On November 30, 2015, CSC completed its spin-off of certain segments of its U.S. public sector business under a new name, CSRA Inc., with CSRA becoming an independent public company listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CSRA). On the same day, CSRA completed a planned business combination with SRA International, Inc. ...›

Small Business
October 21, 2015M&A

More to Come? 11th Annual Federal M&A Outlook

While nobody ever admits to having a crystal ball, the consensus of the brave prognosticators who gathered at Morrison & Foerster’s recent 11th Annual Federal M&A Outlook trended toward the optimistic. The heavily anticipated event, held annually in Northern Virginia, was attended by hundreds of the region’s top federal contracting executives, investors, analysts and other leaders. ...›

Litigation
September 28, 2015M&A

U.S. Regulators Clear Lockheed Martin’s Acquisition of Sikorsky

Lockheed Martin filed documents with the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) last Thursday, September 24, 2015, revealing that U.S. regulators had approved Lockheed’s $9 billion acquisition of Sikorsky. The deal was reviewed by U.S. regulators for roughly two months to determine whether the acquisition would substantially reduce competition. ...›