Capgemini to Acquire Leidos Cyber, the Commercial Cybersecurity Division of Leidos

By Larry O'Brien

Acquisition or Partnership

Capgemini has entered into an agreement to acquire Leidos Cyber, the commercial cybersecurity arm of the FORTUNE 500 company Leidos.  This acquisition will reinforce the Group’s capabilities in North America, helping to meet growing customer demand for its portfolio of cybersecurity services and solutions across the region.  The completion of the acquisition is subject to anti-trust and Committee of Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) approvals.  The transaction is expected to close by the end of 2018.

A commercial enterprise security leader with proven critical infrastructure capabilities, Leidos Cyber has established a successful track record of over 10 years in the commercial cybersecurity business.  It comprises a team of almost 500 elite cybersecurity professionals located principally across North America.  Leidos Cyber provides to its enterprise clients a holistic platform that services their entire security architecture demands, including integrated offerings for security combined with managed security services.  Its customers include primarily FORTUNE 500 companies across multiple sectors.


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