Seattle-based R.W. Beck Group Inc. is to be acquired by McLean, VA-based Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC), a $10.1 billion, 45,000-employee organization with ties to the U.S. departments of Defense, Homeland Security and intelligence agencies. R.W. Beck has clients in the public and private sectors, covering energy, water, wastewater and solid waste industries. SAIC said the deal includes acquiring Beck Disaster Recovery (BDR), an emergency management consulting businesses. R.W. Beck is the majority owner of BDR. R.W. Beck will join SAIC’s infrastructure, logistics and product solutions group led by Group President Joe Craver. It is one of four main segments of SAIC. The acquisition is expected to close at the beginning of August, subject to R.W. Beck shareholder approval and customary conditions.

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