Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 07/02/2015

Centene to Buy Health Net for $6.3B in Cash, Stock; Michael Neidorff Comments

St. Louis-based health insurer Centene (NYSE: CNC) has agreed to purchase managed healthcare services contractor Health Net (NYSE: HNT) for $6.3 billion in cash and stock and will also assume $500 million in debt…
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Lt. Gen. Robert Neller Nominated for Marine Corps Commandant Role

The White House has nominated Lt. Gen. Robert Neller, commander of the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command, as the next commandant of the Marines and successor to Gen. Joseph Dunford, Marine Corps Times reported Wednesday
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Raytheon Awarded $240M Task Order for NASA Data Mgmt System

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has secured a potential five-year, $240 million task order to further develop and maintain a data management tool for NASA. The space agency said Thursday its Earth Observing System Data and Information System works to store, manage and share scientific data collected from satellites, aircraft and other sources with users in the scientific community…
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Vencore to Help DARPA Protect Military Wireless Networks; Steve Omick Comments

The applied research organization of Vencore has been awarded a $4.8 million second-phase contract to continue its work with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency on defenses for networking and data link layers of wireless networks…
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Level 3 Seeks to Build DDoS Mitigation Service With Black Lotus Buy; Chris Richter Comments

Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) has acquired Distributed Denial of Service mitigation company Black Lotus for an undisclosed amount of cash as part of efforts to bolster the Level 3 security product portfolio…
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Bloomberg: Cisco in Talks with UK, Germany Over Tech Partnerships

Cisco looks to invest more than $500 million in the U.K. and $100 million to $500 million in Germany in new technology alliances the company plans to forge with these nations, Bloomberg reported Tuesday
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