SAIC to buy Unisys Federal

By Marjorie Censer / February 6, 2020 at 8:44 AM

Science Applications International Corp. said today it has agreed to acquire Unisys Federal in a $1.2 billion deal.

Unisys Federal provides infrastructure modernization, cloud migration, managed services and enterprise IT-as-a-service to the Pentagon and civilian agencies.

“The transaction will further differentiate SAIC in the government services market by deploying technology-enabled, intellectual property-based solutions through a commercial-like service delivery model,” SAIC said.

The company said the transaction expands its portfolio of intellectual property and helps it reach new customers. It comes two years after SAIC acquired Engility.

SAIC's announcement caps off a busy week of deal-making in the government contracting market. Leidos earlier this week said it has agreed to buy the airport security businesses of L3Harris Technologies, while Huntington Ingalls announced its acquisition of Hydroid.

SAIC said it expects its purchase of Unisys Federal to close by May 1.