Mergers & Acquisitions

Primary Lines of Effort

The GIES Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Team assesses transactions between defense suppliers that may impact competition within the Department’s programs and the U.S. defense industrial base.


Interagency Collaboration

Collaboration with Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission on Hart-Scott-Rodino merger and acquisition transactions impacting DoD.


Ensures DoD stakeholder equities and the Department’s interests are protected both during merger review and in other antitrust matters.

M&A Evaluations

Pursuant to DoD Directive 5000.62, assesses the impact of Hart-Scott-Rodino merger and acquisitions on national security and DoD’s industrial, technological, and innovation base.