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Simpson Thacher has an enviable track record of helping clients in the defense industry maneuver in an often unpredictable environment at a time of intense fiscal pressure in Washington.

Our success comes from decades of experience representing defense and security companies—including some of the world’s largest private defense contractors—in mergers and acquisitions, spin-offs, financings, securities offerings, compliance and dispute resolution.

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Our representations have included L-3 Communications in more than 10 acquisitions, including of Kollmorgen Electro-optical unit of Danaher Corporation, Insight Technology, and Northrop Grumman’s Electron Devices and Displays-Navigation Systems businesses; Exelis in its plan to spin-off its military and government services business; SAIC in the $5 billion separation of its technical, engineering and enterprise IT services business into two public companies; and Ingersoll-Rand in its $4 billion spin-off of Allegion

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