Archive: Mergers and Acquisitions

Conference: A Day of M&A with Aronson

This is one acquisition (of knowledge) you won’t want to miss.   A Day of M&A with Aronson September 14, 2022 The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner Thank you for your interest in A Day of M&A! A Day of M&A 2022 registration is now closed. Please look  forward to seeing our event recap in the coming […]
September 14, 2022

Whitepaper: Working Capital Considerations in Middle Market M&A

Working capital considerations play an important role in most M&A transactions. The working capital calculation can have a dollar-for-dollar impact on the cash proceeds and sophisticated buyers/sellers can structure the calculation to their benefit.  Aronson’s Transaction Advisory experts, William Foote, and Barry Rieger have developed a new whitepaper to help ensure you understand the working capital calculation components, methodology, […]
February 24, 2021

Larry Davis Spoke on an Expert Mergers & Acquisitions Panel

Larry Davis, managing partner of Aronson LLC and partner of Aronson Capital Partners spoke on a panel of Mergers & Acquisitions experts at the Tower Club on Wednesday 3/13. It takes three to five years to successfully plan and execute an exit! An audience including C-Level government contractor executives gained significant insight from this panel of […]
March 13, 2019

Disaster at Kraft: What Purchase Price Allocations and Goodwill Impairment Can Teach Us about M&A Gone Wrong

On February 22, 2019, investors woke up to a shocking 27% decline at the opening bell of the stock price of The Kraft Heinz Company (Nasdaq:KHC). Overnight, the market capitalization of Kraft dropped $15.9 billion, from $58.8 billion to $43.0 billion. The sell-off was a result of Kraft Heinz’s announcement of fourth quarter and full […]

Q3 2015 M&A Market Update: M&A Activity Continues Steady Pace

M&A activity in 2015 has continued at a steady pace, driven primarily by divestures and spin-offs of non-core or lower margin divisions from large primes, and strong participation from private equity sponsors that are adding to existing platforms and acquiring new targets. The combination of these factors is expected to realign the market and create […]
October 19, 2015

Aronson Capital Partners Advises TATE, Inc. on its Sale to CENTRA Technology, Inc.

Washington Area Investment Bank Represents Personnel Security Training Firm Rockville, MD.  January 2, 2015. — Aronson Capital Partners (“ACP”) is pleased to announce the acquisition of TATE, Incorporated (“TATE” or the “Company”) by CENTRA Technology, Inc.  The transaction expands CENTRA’s training and technical solutions for high risk personnel of the United States Military, Intelligence, Law […]
January 9, 2015

Aronson Capital Partners Advises the Sale of KSSI to Vistronix

Vistronix closed its second acquisition this week, adding Kimmich Software Systems Inc. to expand its work with the U.S. intelligence community. The acquisition is the second in just two days for Vistronix, which on Wednesday acquired NetCentric Technology, a company with big data, cyber and cloud computing skills. Terms of the acquisition of Kimmich, which […]
December 10, 2013

Building Shareholder Value in Today's Defense and Government Services Market

Free Webinar, October 31, 2013, 10:00 am   Please join Aronson Capital Partners on October 31st for a webinar that covers the current state of the defense and government services M&A market and ways for management teams to build shareholder value in advance of an exit. The current budgetary environment has created new challenges and opportunities […]
October 21, 2013
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Government Services Index Rebounds After Sequestration Overcorrection

Over the past four years, valuations in the government services market have been subject to a roller coaster ride marked by significant drops and quick rebounds in response to a variety of federal budget uncertainty manifestations, including threats of insourcing, continuing resolutions, and sequestration. When discussing today’s government services market, the most frequent topics of […]
September 13, 2013
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Strategic Alternatives – Leveraged ESOP Transactions

As M&A valuations have declined for the majority of the Defense and Government Services market over the past five years, the adoption of Employee Stock Ownership Plans (“ESOPs”) is becoming a more viable partial exit strategy. Many business owners who are exploring a near term liquidity event are looking to ESOP transactions if an M&A […]
July 29, 2013
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  • Aronson Capital Partners