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The Washington Post Sunday - - TAKING STOCK -

Sold: An af­fil­i­ate of the New York pri­vate-eq­uity firm Ver­i­tas Cap­i­tal has agreed to ac­quire Har­ris Corp.’s Hern­don-based gov­ern­ment IT ser­vices busi­ness for $690 mil­lion in cash.

Ac­qui­si­tion: Fish­bowl, an Alexan­dria com­pany that sells cus­tomer en­gage­ment tech­nol­ogy to the res­tau­rant in­dus­try, has been ac­quired by Sym­phony Tech­nol­ogy Group of Sil­i­con Val­ley. Fi­nan­cial terms of the deal were not dis­closed.

New at the top: Michael Chasen, a co-founder and for­mer chief ex­ec­u­tive of D.C.-based on­line ed­u­ca­tion com­pany Black­board, has been named CEO of Pre­ci­sionHawk, a Raleigh, N.C., de­vel­oper of com­mer­cial drone tech­nolo­gies.

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