Aerospace & Defense Update The SpeedNews 2018 conference was held this week in Beverly Hills, CA. The conference brings together members of the aviation industry, which include commercial, defense, business and general aviation, aerospace manufacturing, raw materials, and M&A stakeholders. Overall, the conference demonstrated strong...
Aerospace & Defense Update On Monday, British-based defense electronics manufacturer, Ultra Electronics plc, announced it had terminated its $235 million acquisition of Sparton Corp. Back in 2014, Ultra and Sparton formed a joint venture, ERAPSCO, which designs and manufactures sonobuoys used by the U.S. Navy...
Aerospace & Defense Update President Trump has announced a plan to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports of 25% and 10%, respectively. The tariffs are designed to address a supposed trade imbalance with other countries and referenced national security concerns as a driver behind...
Aerospace & Defense Update The UK is exploring the option of blocking Melrose Industries’ hostile takeover bid of roughly $9.5 billion for GKN plc, a British manufacturer of aerospace and auto parts. If successful in its takeover attempt, Melrose plans to split up the aerospace...
Aerospace & Defense Update On Monday, President Trump released his GFY2019 fiscal budget, which included $686 billion for the base defense budget, $69 billion for overseas contingency operations, as well as additional funding for the Department of Energy’s nuclear weapons programs. Overall, the budget included...
Aerospace & Defense Update On Friday, President Trump signed a budget deal passed by both Houses of Congress, placing a quick end to an overnight government shutdown. The new budget deal sets defense spending levels at $700 billion for GFY2018 and $716 billion for GFY2019,...
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January 19, 2018
WashingtonExec Market Outlook 2018 Breakfast
Attain Office – Tysons Corner, VA
November 03, 2017
Wharton Aerospace 2017- “SASC: Restoring American Power”
October 26, 2017
13th Annual Federal M&A Outlook: Federal M&A 2018 – Consolidation Continues
Ritz-Carlton-Tysons Corner, VA
October 12, 2017
Pillsbury’s 17th Annual Defense, Aerospace and Government Services M&A Conference
Ritz-Carlton-Tysons Corner, VA
October 10, 2017
Industry Advisory Council (IAC) – GovCon M&A Market Drivers
Washington, DC 20 F. St Conference Center
June 07, 2017
Government Contracts Mergers & Acquisitions in 2017: Challenges and Opportunities on the Horizon
Cromwell & Moring-Washington, DC