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Peraton to buy IT services provider Perspecta in $7.1 bln deal

Jan 27 (Reuters) - Perspecta Inc, provider of information technology services to government customers, said on Wednesday it has agreed to be bought by buyout firm Veritas Capital-backed Peraton in a $7.1 billion all-cash deal.

Shareholders of Perspecta would get $29.35 for each share held, the company said, representing a premium of about 12% to stock’s last close. (Reporting by Niket Nishant in Bengaluru)

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