M&A in the government market

Head shots of Kevin DeSanto and Nick Wakeman
Kevin DeSanto & Nick Wakeman

This week on “Amtower Off Center”, host Mark Amtower interviews Kevin DeSanto, co-founder and managing director of KippsDeSanto  and Nick Wakeman, editor of Washington Technology  on the state of mergers and acquisition in the government market.

Topics include:

  • the current climate for contracting and how it impacts M&A
  • recent big deals that impact the landscape, including Leidos/Lockheed, CSRA, Salient/CRGT and CACI’s once-a-year acquisition
  • how MACs, GWACs and other IDIQs attract buyers
  • hot technical areas that attract buyers (cloud, cyber, big data, health IT)



Amtower Off Center


Hosted by nationally-known speaker and consultant Mark Amtower, the show highlights the good, the bad, the ugly and the just plain silly of doing business in the government market. Follow Mark on Twitter. Subscribe to Amtower Off Center’s audio interviews on Apple Podcasts or PodcastOne.