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Industry Week in Review
– May 18, 2018

Aerospace & Defense Update President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Iranian nuclear deal announced on May 8th has significant implications for the commercial aircraft landscape and sales volume.  The U.S. Treasury Department is revoking all formal licenses that Airbus, Boeing, and other original equipment...

KippsDesanto & Co.
May 21, 2018

Industry Week in Review
– May 11, 2018

Aerospace & Defense Update The House Armed Services Committee passed its version of the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (“NDAA”) early Thursday morning.  In total, the bill includes $716 billion in defense spending, which allocates $617 billion to the base budget, $69 billion to the...

KippsDesanto & Co.
May 15, 2018

Industry Week in Review
– May 4, 2018

Aerospace & Defense Update On Tuesday, Boeing announced its intention to acquire KLX, Inc., a provider of aerospace fasteners, consumables, and logistics services to customers worldwide for $4.2 billion.  The acquisition will include KLX’s Aerospace Solutions Group, but will not include KLX’s Energy Services Group,...

KippsDesanto & Co.
May 08, 2018

Industry Week in Review
–April 27, 2018

Aerospace & Defense Update Numerous aerospace and defense companies have announced positive 1Q18 earnings throughout the past week.  Boeing reported a strong quarter, beating consensus earnings per share (“EPS”) estimates by $1.05 (28.8%) and reported revenue growth of 6.6% year-over-year (“YoY”) to $23.4 billion, driven...

KippsDesanto & Co.
May 01, 2018

Industry Week in Review
–April 20, 2018

Aerospace & Defense Update In response to evolving threats from Russia and China concerning hypersonic missiles penetrating existing U.S. missile defense systems, the U.S. Air Force has revealed it will spend close to $1 billion to develop its own hypersonic missile. The Air Force awarded...

KippsDesanto & Co.
April 24, 2018

Industry Week in Review
–April 13, 2018

Aerospace & Defense Update A report released earlier this week by Space Angels, a fund that invests in early-stage space companies, found that space ventures have raised close to $1 billion from non-government equity investors during the first quarter of 2018.  Approximately $500 million of...

KippsDesanto & Co.
April 17, 2018

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April 24, 2018

Using M&A to Succeed to Today’s GovCon Market

Professional Services Council Annual Conference, The Greenbriar

Speakers/Headliners
Bob Kipps, Managing Director, KippsDesanto & Co.; Gail Bassin, Co-CEO/Board Chairperson; JBS International; Nick Veasey, Principal, Director of M&A, Booz Allen; Peter Clyne, Sr. Vice President, Corporate Development, Leidos; Greg Baroni, Chairman & CEO, Attain, LLC

April 24, 2018

2018 BIG CYBER GROWTH SUMMIT

The Hyatt Regency -Crystal City, VA

Speakers/Headliners
Anup Ghosh, Founder & CEO, Invincea; Jonathan Aberman, Host, What's Working in Washington; Steve Smoot, General Partner, Lavrock Ventures; Steven Chen, Principal, BluVentures; Jennifer Thornton, Greater Washington Partnership; Kevin DeSanto, Managing Director, KippsDeSanto & Co.; Tom Weithman, Managing Director, CIT GAP Funds; John Funge, Chief Product Officer, DataTribe; Aaron Higbee, Co-Founder, PhishMe; Andy Jones, Managing Director, Maryland Venture Fund; Bob Sweeney, Strategic Partnerships, American University

April 18, 2018

Northern Virginia Chamber GovCon Symposium M&A Panel

Hilton McLean, Tysons Corner

Speakers/Headliners
Jennifer Felix, SVP & CFO, Vencore; Bob Kipps, Managing Director, KippsDeSanto & Co.; George Wilson, CEO & President, ECS Federal; Frank Finelli, Managing Director, The Carlyle Group

March 14, 2018

GovCon Market Update – WashingtonExec

Tower Club, Tysons Corner, VA

Speakers/Headliners
Bob Kipps, Managing Director, KippsDeSanto & Co.; Stephen Vather, Executive Director, Corporate Development and M&A ManTech Corporation

January 19, 2018

WashingtonExec Market Outlook 2018 Breakfast

Attain Office – Tysons Corner, VA

Speakers/Headliners
Bob Kipps, Managing Director, KippsDeSanto & Co.

November 03, 2017

Wharton Aerospace 2017- “SASC: Restoring American Power”

Philadelphia, PA

Speakers/Headliners
Karl Schmidt, Managing Director, KippsDeSanto & Co.; Michael Strianese, CEO, L3 Technologies, Inc.

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