Overseas Contracting News Summary – 2014

G4S Government Solutions, Inc. Sold To Private Equity Firm & Launches “Centerra Group, LLC”
G4S Government Solutions, Inc. (G4S GS announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell G4S GS and other related assets and assumed liabilities to a U.S. private equity firm and has launched Centerra Group, LLC, a global government & critical infrastructure services company.
Thursday, November 27, 2014

Engility Agrees to Acquire TASC
Engility Holdings, Inc. and TASC, Inc. yesterday announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Engility will acquire privately-held TASC, a leading professional services provider to the national security and public safety markets.
Thursday, October 30, 2014

Vectrus, Inc. Completes Spin-off from Exelis
The new company begins operations as a leading provider of infrastructure asset management, information technology and network communication services and logistics and supply chain management services to the U.S. government worldwide, with revenue of $1.5 billion in 2013 and approximately 5,600 employees.
Monday, October 6, 2014

Supreme Group Completes Acquisition of EMS Seven Seas
Supreme Group (Supreme)announced completion of the purchase of EMS Seven Seas ASA (“EMS”). Following announcements to the Oslo Stock Exchange, Supreme now owns 90.04% of the total outstanding shares in EMS.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Major Merger: Triple Canopy, ACADEMI and Others
Constellis Holdings, Inc, formed by the founders of Triple Canopy and the private equity investors who formed ACADEMI, has agreed to acquire Constellis Group, Inc. The transaction brings together Triple Canopy, Constellis Ltd., Edinburgh International, Strategic Social, Tidewater Global Services, National Strategic Protective Services, ACADEMI Training Center and International Development Solutions.
Thursday, June 12, 2014

ACADEMI & Triple Canopy Merger: Constellis Holdings, Inc. Acquires Constellis Group, Inc.
Constellis Holdings, Inc. has agreed to acquire Constellis Group, Inc., Constellis Holdings was formed by the founders of Triple Canopy and the private equity investors who formed ACADEMI. The transaction brings together Triple Canopy, Constellis Ltd., Strategic Social, Tidewater Global Services, National Strategic Protective Services, ACADEMI Training Center and International Development Solutions.
Thursday, June 12, 2014

GAO Denies Global Integrated Security Protest of Triple Canopy Iraq Contract
GAO denies Global Integrated Security (USA) Inc. protest for the issuance of a task order to Triple Canopy, Inc., by the Department of State, for security, logistical, and support services in Basrah, Iraq.
Tuesday, December 23, 2014

GAO Denies Erickson Helicopter Protest for Central Africa Contract Award
Erickson Helicopters, Inc protested the award of a contract to AAR Airlift Group, Inc under request for proposals (RFP) No. HTC711-13-R-R017, issued by the U.S. Transportation Command (TRANSCOM) for helicopter transport services in Central Africa. GAO denied the protest.
Thursday, October 16, 2014

GAO Denies AAR Airlift Protest of Afghanistan Airlift Support Services Solicitation
AAR Airlift Group, Inc., of New Palm Bay, Florida, protests the terms of request for proposals (RFP) No. HTC711-14-R-R006, which was issued by the Department of Defense, United States Transportation Command (USTC), for airlift support services between locations in Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, and Uzbekistan. GAO denies protest.
Thursday, August 21, 2014

GAO Denies G4S-SJC Protest of Diego Garcia Construction Award
GAO denies protest of G4S-SJC, LLC, for the award of a contract to Black Construction/MACE International, JV (BC/MI), of Barrigada, Guam, for design-build and design-bid-build Naval Facilities construction on the island of Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory.
Thursday, August 21, 2014

G4S-SJC Protest of Diego Garcia Construction Contract Denied by GAO
G4S-SJC protests the award of a contract to Black Construction/MACE International, JV (BC/MI)for design-build and design-bid-build construction on the island of Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory. GAO denies the protest.
Friday, August 15, 2014

URS Federal Services Protest Against Dyncorp Denied
URS Federal Services, Inc. protested the Department of the Army’s award of a contract to DynCorp International for theater aviation sustainment maintenance (TASM). GAO denies the protest.
Thursday, January 9, 2014

Black & Veatch Special Projects Protest Denied by GAO
Black & Veatch Special Projects Corporation protested the issuance of an $11.22 million task order to CH2M Hill for services related to biological weapon threat reduction in Iraq and Afghanistan. GAO denies the protest.
Tuesday, January 7, 2014

CONTRACK Protest Denied by GAO
Contrack International protested the issuance of a task order to ECC CENTCOM Constructors under request for proposals issued by the Army Corps of Engineers for the construction of transient quarters, and an enlisted and officer dining facility, in Bahrain. GAO denied the protest.
Saturday, January 4, 2014

DynCorp International Changes CEO Again After 3 Weeks
Delta Tucker Holdings, Inc., the parent of DynCorp International, Inc., (“DI”, and together with the Holdings, the “Company”), announced today that it has appointed board member James E. Geisler as interim chief executive officer, effective immediately. This appointment follows the departure of S. Gordon Walsh as the Company’s CEO.
Saturday, August 9, 2014

IAP Worldwide Services Names New CEO, CFO and EVP
IAP Worldwide Services, Inc. announced the addition of two key executives: Douglas Kitani joined IAP as Chief Executive Officer and Terry DeRosa joined IAP as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
Sunday, August 3, 2014

DynCorp International Names New CEO
Delta Tucker Holdings, Inc., the parent of DynCorp International, Inc announced that S. Gordon Walsh has been named the new chief executive officer (CEO), effective July 21, 2014. Walsh replaces Steven F. Gaffney, who served as CEO from August 2010 – July 2014.
Sunday, July 13, 2014

Triple Canopy Names Gregory Mulligan Company President
Triple Canopy, Inc. announced that Gregory ‘Mo’ Mulligan will take over as company president effective July 1, 2014. After almost three decades of military service, and over 10 years with Triple Canopy, current Chairman and CEO Ignacio ‘Iggy’ Balderas will be handing over management responsibilities to Mulligan.
Monday, June 30, 2014

Olive Group is First PSC to be Awarded Certification to the Private Security Standard (PSC1)
Olive Group FZ-LLC has become the first private security company globally to achieve accredited certification against the PSC1 standard for private security companies. This follows a rigorous process of audit and inspection of its corporate management systems and its field operations in Iraq.
Monday, March 24, 2014

DynCorp Results for Fourth Quarter and Full Year of 2013
Fourth quarter revenue was $711.8 million, compared with fourth quarter 2012 revenue of $1,025.8 million, with the decrease primarily driven by reduced needs in Iraq and Afghanistan. For the full year 2013, the Company reported revenue of $3.3 billion, compared with $4.0 billion for the year ended December 31, 2012. Details included here.
Sunday, March 16, 2014

Triple Canopy Forms an Employee-Owned Company
Triple Canopy, Inc announced that it has formed a 100 percent employee-owned company by establishing an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).
Sunday, February 16, 2014