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24 July 2015

Private equity firms line up for Airbus defence electronics business bidding

airbus-a380-788573_1280 Private equity houses including Carlyle, KKR and Bridgepoint are said to be likely to bid up to €1bn for the defence electronics business of aircraft maker Airbus.

26 June 2015

Providence-backed defence IT business SRA eyes $2bn sale, potential IPO

fighter-jet-1013_1280 Providence Equity Partners-backed defence IT company SRA International is reportedly eyeing a sale or IPO which could see it valued around the $2bn mark.

20 April 2015

Veritas eyes $1.5bn sale of US government IT contractor Vencore

data Private equity firm Veritas Capital is reportedly looking to sell US intelligence IT contractor Vencore in a deal that could value it at around $1.5bn including debt.

9 April 2015

Enlightenment races back to fundraising, eyes $125m Fund II

fighter-jet-plane-aircraft-military-F22 Washington DC-based investment firm Enlightenment Capital is back in the market for a $125m-targeting second fund just over a year after closing its debut vehicle.

31 October 2014

KKR, General Atlantic to exit TASC for $1.1bn after five years

aircraft carrier KKR and General Atlantic have agreed to sell 2009 investment TASC to trade player Engility in a $1.1bn deal.

26 August 2014

STIC-backed LIG Nex1 Co hires advisers for IPO

korean defence Private equity-backed South Korean defence company LIG Nex1 Co has reportedly picked advisers for its planned IPO.

5 August 2014

Veritas secures $60m commitment from Philadelphia Board of Pensions

GW Philadelphia Board of Pensions and Retirement has approved a commitment of up to $60m to Veritas Capital Fund Management’s latest vehicle.

28 July 2014

CounterTack raises $20m Series B from new and existing backers

us-army Real-time threat detection specialist CounterTack has raised $20m in a Series B round led by French telecommunications group Alcatel-Lucent.

22 July 2014

Behrman Capital seals $410m div recap of 2003 investment ILC Industries

microchip5_sq1 US buyout house Behrman Capital has completed a $410m refinancing for industrial and military microelectronics business ILC Industries.

15 April 2014

Blue Wolf hires Victor Caruso as senior advisor

fighter-jet-plane-aircraft-military-F22 Private equity firm Blue Wolf has appointed aerospace and defence expert Victor Caruso as a senior advisor.

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