Peraton closes $7.1 billion Perspecta acquisition

Washington Business Journal

May 7, 2021

Four months after it announced its blockbuster plan to buy Perspecta Inc. (NYSE: PRSP) for $7.1 billion and merge it with its portfolio contracting firm Peraton Inc., Veritas Capital announced Thursday it officially closed the acquisition of the Chantilly information technology company.

The finalization of the merger comes on the heels of Veritas’ previous purchase of Northrop Grumman’s federal IT and mission services business for $3.4 billion in December. It has also been absorbed into Peraton.

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