Short takes on the week's announcements and deals.
Philadelphia-based software company PHD Virtual Technologies said it is acquiring McLean-based software company VirtualSharp Software. Terms were not disclosed.
District-based aggregates and building materials company Summit Materials said it has acquired Pleasant Grove, Utah-based aggregates and concrete company Westroc as well as the Wichita, Kan.-based assets of Lafarge North America. Terms were not disclosed.
Columbia-based chemical and materials company W.R. Grace & Co. said it has acquired Brisbane, Australia-based Chemind Construction Products. Terms were not disclosed.
Alexandria-based food manufacturer Cuisine Solutions said it has entered into a partnership with Zurich-based travel catering company Gategroup to produce, distribute and market sous-vide (vacuum-cooked) products to travel providers in North America.
Richmond-based architecture, engineering and interior design firm Baskervill has opened an office at 8200 Boone Blvd., Vienna, VA 22182.
Reston-based IT company Santeon said it has added more than 12,500 square feet of office space at its headquarters.
District-based law and public policy firm Patton Boggs has opened an office in Dubai.
District-based data center company DuPont Fabros Technology said it has received a $115 million loan, secured by its data center in Ashburn.
Chevy Chase-based life sciences company Precision for Medicine said it has raised $150 million in private equity financing.
Columbia-based UMBC Training Centers said it is offering new certificate programs through its Cybersecurity Academy in cyber foundations, cybersecurity, cyber development and cyber operations.
Becca Gould, former vice president of government affairs at Dell, and Kerry Murray, a veteran of Dell and MCI, have formed District-based Worldwide Insight, a government affairs consulting firm.
Real Fire Brazilian Grill has opened at 121 Mitchells Chance Rd., Edgewater, MD 21037.
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