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06/07/2016 12:00 AM

Federal Contract Spending Dipped 1.5% in 2015, Study Finds

I'm quoted in Government Executive’s story on the annual list of the top 200 federal contractors put out by Bloomberg Government, which found a slight dip in overall spending as civilian agency orders made up the biggest share of the pie in 15 years.

"Even with the improving budget picture, the federal government services sector is still primarily a battle for share," Brian Friel, founder of the consulting firm One Nation Analytics who worked on previous editions of the Top 200 study, told Government Executive. "It remains a tough environment for organic growth. Mergers and acquisitions accounts for some of the larger companies' increase in market share. Health also remains a bright spot in federal contracting."

Read the story here.