Department of Homeland Security Purchases Ingen's Medical Products

Ingen Technologies Inc. IGNT +11.11% , (http://ingen-tech.com) the holding company of two subsidiaries; a medical device manufacturing company selling its patented medical products worldwide, and a newly acquired growing telecom business providing services to major telecom companies worldwide, announces today that the Department of Homeland Security submitted a Purchase Order on August 31, 2013 to purchase Ingen's patented respiratory medical products for the US Coast Guard. There may be promise in Ingen's patented Oxyview and Smart Nasal Cannula with the Department of Homeland Security as Ingen's medical device manufacturing division received a purchase order of 100 Oxyview Units for the…
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Northrop Grumman Australia Agrees to Acquire Qantas Group's Defence Services Business

Northrop Grumman Australia Pty Limited, a subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC), announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with Qantas Airways Limited (ASX:QAN) to acquire Australia-based Qantas Defence Services Pty Limited (QDS). QDS provides integrated logistics, sustainment and modernization support to Australian government and military customers. The acquisition is subject to various conditions and is expected to close in 2014. Terms of the transactions were not disclosed. "QDS complements our current integrated logistics and modernization efforts and advances our international strategy. We expect QDS will provide an important platform for international growth in our key focus areas of…
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Northrop Grumman Australia Agrees to Acquire Qantas Group's Defence Services Business

Northrop Grumman Australia Pty Limited, a subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC), announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with Qantas Airways Limited (ASX:QAN) to acquire Australia-based Qantas Defence Services Pty Limited (QDS). QDS provides integrated logistics, sustainment and modernization support to Australian government and military customers. The acquisition is subject to various conditions and is expected to close in 2014. Terms of the transactions were not disclosed. "QDS complements our current integrated logistics and modernization efforts and advances our international strategy. We expect QDS will provide an important platform for international growth in our key focus areas of…
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Medtronic Advances Healthcare Services And Solutions Strategy With Acquisition Of Cardiocom

Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) today announced the closing of the acquisition of Cardiocom, a privately held developer and provider of integrated telehealth and patient services for the management of chronic diseases, in an all cash transaction valued at $200 million. Medtronic expects the net impact from this transaction to be neutral to fiscal year 2014 earnings and for this transaction to be consistent with the company's disciplined focus on long-term returns. This acquisition is in support of Medtronic's transition toward expanding the company's medical device product offerings to broader healthcare services and solutions, providing meaningful clinical and economic value for…
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Accenture to Acquire ASM Research to Expand U.S. Defense and Federal Health Business

In a move to strategically expand its business in the growing military health market, Accenture Federal Services (AFS) has agreed to acquire ASM Research, Inc., a leading provider of advanced information solutions and services to U.S. defense and federal health clients. The acquisition will expand Accenture’s capabilities and opportunities with the Department of Defense (DoD) and Veterans Affairs (VA). ASM Research will become a wholly owned subsidiary of AFS. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed and the acquisition is subject to regulatory review and other customary closing conditions. “This strategic acquisition will expand our U.S. federal health capabilities, serving…
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Accenture Expands Product Lifecycle Management Expertise with Acquisition of PRION Group

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have announced its intent to acquire PRION Group – a leading consulting and systems integrator that specializes in Siemens Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Software. The acquisition will strengthen Accenture’s PLM skills and enhance its ability to help clients deliver products to customers faster and more efficiently. PRION Group provides PLM strategy and process consultancy, system implementation, data migration, application management and PLM as a managed service. With the acquisition of PRION Group, Accenture will expand its end-to-end PLM offering by combining PRION Group’s full range of PLM services with Accenture’s existing PLM capabilities. Combining PRION Group with…
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Mergers and Acquisitions News

Northrop Grumman Australia Agrees to Acquire Qantas Group's Defence Services Business

Northrop Grumman Australia Pty Limited, a subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC), announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with Qantas Airways Limited (ASX:QAN) to acquire Australia-based Qantas Defence Services Pty Limited (QDS). QDS provides integrated logistics, sustainment and modernization support to Australian government and military customers. The acquisition is subject to various conditions and is expected to close in 2014. Terms of the transactions were not disclosed. "QDS complements our current integrated logistics and modernization...

09-09-2013 Mergers Acquisitions News

Department of Homeland Security Purchases Ingen's Medical Products

Ingen Technologies Inc. IGNT +11.11% , (http://ingen-tech.com) the holding company of two subsidiaries; a medical device manufacturing company selling its patented medical products worldwide, and a newly acquired growing telecom business providing services to major telecom companies worldwide, announces today that the Department of Homeland Security submitted a Purchase Order on August 31, 2013 to purchase Ingen's patented respiratory medical products for the US Coast Guard. There may be promise in Ingen's patented Oxyview and Smart...

04-09-2013 Mergers Acquisitions News

Northrop Grumman Australia Agrees to Acquire Qantas Group's Defence Services Business

Northrop Grumman Australia Pty Limited, a subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC), announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with Qantas Airways Limited (ASX:QAN) to acquire Australia-based Qantas Defence Services Pty Limited (QDS). QDS provides integrated logistics, sustainment and modernization support to Australian government and military customers. The acquisition is subject to various conditions and is expected to close in 2014. Terms of the transactions were not disclosed. "QDS complements our current integrated logistics and...

25-08-2013 Mergers Acquisitions News

Medtronic Advances Healthcare Services And Solutions Strategy With Acquisition Of Cardiocom

Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) today announced the closing of the acquisition of Cardiocom, a privately held developer and provider of integrated telehealth and patient services for the management of chronic diseases, in an all cash transaction valued at $200 million. Medtronic expects the net impact from this transaction to be neutral to fiscal year 2014 earnings and for this transaction to be consistent with the company's disciplined focus on long-term returns. This acquisition is in support...

13-08-2013 Mergers Acquisitions News

Accenture to Acquire ASM Research to Expand U.S. Defense and Federal Health Business

In a move to strategically expand its business in the growing military health market, Accenture Federal Services (AFS) has agreed to acquire ASM Research, Inc., a leading provider of advanced information solutions and services to U.S. defense and federal health clients. The acquisition will expand Accenture’s capabilities and opportunities with the Department of Defense (DoD) and Veterans Affairs (VA). ASM Research will become a wholly owned subsidiary of AFS. Terms of the transaction were not...

13-08-2013 Mergers Acquisitions News

Accenture Expands Product Lifecycle Management Expertise with Acquisition of PRION Group

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have announced its intent to acquire PRION Group – a leading consulting and systems integrator that specializes in Siemens Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Software. The acquisition will strengthen Accenture’s PLM skills and enhance its ability to help clients deliver products to customers faster and more efficiently. PRION Group provides PLM strategy and process consultancy, system implementation, data migration, application management and PLM as a managed service. With the acquisition of PRION Group, Accenture...

13-08-2013 Mergers Acquisitions News