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Industry Week in Review
– December 8, 2017

Aerospace & Defense Update Per various reports, the Canadian government will cancel its planned purchase of 18 F/A-18E/F Super Hornet Jets from Boeing worth an estimated $5.2 billion.  The intended purchase was designed to bridge the interim between Canada’s aging CF-18 Hornet fleet and a...

KippsDesanto & Co.
December 12, 2017

Industry Week in Review
– December 1, 2017

Aerospace & Defense Update On Tuesday, Director of the U.S. Air Force’s Rapid Capabilities Office (“RCO”), Randall Waldren, discussed the progress of the B-21 Raider, a stealth bomber developed by Northrop Grumman. The B-21 is designed to be nuclear-capable and able to fly manned and...

KippsDesanto & Co.
December 05, 2017

Industry Week in Review
– November 24, 2017

Aerospace & Defense Update This past week, Boeing and Avolon finalized an order for 75 737 MAX airplanes, which includes 55 MAX 8s and 20 MAX 10s with an option for an additional 20 MAX 8s.  The MAX 10 was launched at the Paris Air...

KippsDesanto & Co.
November 28, 2017

Industry Week in Review
– November 17, 2017

Aerospace & Defense Update At the Dubai Air Show this week, Airbus secured the largest commercial plane transaction in its history, a nearly $50 billion order for single-aisle aircraft, which overshadowed Boeing’s own large-scale $20 billion deal for 175 737 Max planes, the A320’s primary...

KippsDesanto & Co.
November 21, 2017

Industry Week in Review
– November 10, 2017

Aerospace & Defense Update On Wednesday, Congressional negotiators from both the House and Senate agreed on a $700 billion defense authorization plan for GFY 2018 with ~$634 billion set aside for base defense funding and ~$66 billion for the overseas contingency operations (“OCO”).  The proposal...

KippsDesanto & Co.
November 20, 2017

Industry Week in Review
– November 3, 2017

Aerospace & Defense Update After Pratt & Whitney’s continued production problems with its geared turbofan engines, Bombardier has decreased projected deliveries from 30 – 35 to 20 – 22 aircraft for 2017, causing a strain on the company’s free cash flow due to bloated inventories. ...

KippsDesanto & Co.
November 07, 2017

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June 07, 2017

Government Contracts Mergers & Acquisitions in 2017: Challenges and Opportunities on the Horizon

Cromwell & Moring-Washington, DC

Speakers/Headliners
Mike Molino, SVP, Corporate Strategy, Leidos; Tim Garnett, Managing Director, Avascent; David Wodlinger, Partner, Arlington Capital; Marc Marlin, Managing Director, KippsDeSanto & Co.; Addie Cliffe, Partner, Crowell & Moring

May 10, 2017

Starburst Accelerator Event

Northrop Grumman’s offices- Hawthorne, CA

Speakers/Headliners
Karl Schmidt, Managing Director, KippsDeSanto &Co.; Shahin Farshchi, Partner, Lux Capital; Van Espahbodi, Partner, Starburst Accelerator

May 04, 2017

DHG’s 22nd Annual Government Contracting Update

Tysons, VA

Speakers/Headliners
Stephen Daoust, Vice President, Legal & Compliance, Iridium; Steven Frank, Partner, DHG Transaction Advisory; Greg Lee, CFO, Seaward Marine Services; Dennis McLister, Senior Manager, DHG; Michael Misantone, Managing Director, KippsDeSanto & Co.

April 19, 2017

Exit Options Analysis (EPI Chapter)

Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner- VA

Speakers/Headliners
Marc Marlin, Managing Director, KippsDeSanto &Co.; Thomas Roback, Jr., CEP, QKA, Mananging Director, Blue Ridge ESOP Associates

March 29, 2017

2017: A New Paradigm Shapes Government Contracting

Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner – VA

Speakers/Headliners
George Batsakis, Chief Growth Officer, CSRA; Jason Rigoli, Partner, Enlightment Capital; Marc Marlin, Managing Director, KippsDeSanto & Co.; George Wilson, President & CEO, ESC Federal; Kevin Phillips, President & COO, ManTech

March 22, 2017

AMAA MD/DC/VA Chapter 1st Quarter 2017 Event

Womble Carlyle Sandbridge & Rice, PLLC- Tysons, VA

Speakers/Headliners
George Batsakis, Chief Growth Officer, CSRA; Jason Rigoli, Partner, Enlightment Capital; Marc Marlin, Managing Director, KippsDeSanto & Co.; George Wilson, President & CEO, ESC Federal; Kevin Phillips, President & COO, ManTech

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