2015's Most Notable Transactions

During 2015 Fairmont supported clients across a wide range of transactions, including many discussed in this report. That exposure gives us a perspective on M&A in aerospace, defense, and government services which we hope you will find interesting and useful as you contemplate the year ahead.

A Look into the Major Changes

In commercial aerospace, we observed acquisitions completing C4ISR portfolios, without triggering regulatory concerns, and mid-tier federal contractors merging to compete against primes.

In the defense sector, we saw sustained, growing interest in C4ISR and cybersecurity with a number of acquisitions. Most notably, Marlin Equity Partners acquired Fidelis Cybersecurity from General Dynamics, allowing them to offer a more comprehensive portfolio of services combating threats and data theft.

In government services, we watched SAIC bolster its presence in the intelligence market and leading big data/cyber security firm, The Carlyle Group. trade private equity hands.

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