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Deal Trends in the Aerospace, Defence & Security Industry

Aerospace, Defence & Security Technology’s deals dashboard tracks deal trends in the Aerospace, Defence & Security industry. The dashboard provides an extensive analysis by capturing trends in terms of deal types, geographies, industry players, advisory firms, and the number of deals and their value.

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Aerospace, Defence & Security industry deal activity by deal type - volume (Last 12 months)

The deals dashboard provides an insightful and thorough overview of deal activity in terms of deal types and the number of deals in the global Aerospace, Defence & Security industry over the last 12 months. It covers mergers and acquisitions (M&As), private equity and venture financing deal types.

Aerospace, Defence & Security industry deal activity by deal type - value (Last 12 months)

Aerospace, Defence & Security Technology’s deals dashboard offers an analysis on deal activity in the global Aerospace, Defence & Security industry in terms of deal type and value. Deal types encompassing M&As, private equity and venture financing are tracked over the last 12 months.

Mergers and acquisitions in the Aerospace, Defence & Security industry

Aerospace, Defence & Security Technology provides an overview of M&A deal activity in the Aerospace, Defence & Security industry. Besides M&A deals, the dashboard tracks the leading M&A financial and legal advisors, and M&A deal activity by theme.

Aerospace, Defence & Security industry M&A deal activity by region (Last 12 months)

Aerospace, Defence & Security Technology’s deals dashboard tracks M&A transactions recorded in the Aerospace, Defence & Security industry in different regions in the last 12-month period.

Largest M&A deals in the Aerospace, Defence & Security industry

The following table lists details of the largest merger and acquisition deals in terms of value in the global Aerospace, Defence & Security industry.

Acquirer Target Deal Date Value (US$m)
Parker Hannifin Meggitt 02 Aug 2021 10,145.4
Eutelsat Communications Eutelsat Communications 25 Jul 2022 2,618.0
Amentum Services PAE 25 Oct 2021 1,900.0
AZZ Sequa Corporation - Precoat Metals Business Division 07 Mar 2022 1,280.0
Electronic Technologies Group EXXELIA Group 28 Jul 2022 459.9
Kaman Parker Hannifin - Aircraft Wheel and Brake Division 23 May 2022 440.0
TransDigm Group DART Aerospace 14 Mar 2022 360.0
ManTech International Gryphon Technologies, LC 01 Nov 2021 350.0
Source: GlobalData Deals database

M&A deals advisor rankings in the Aerospace, Defence & Security industry (2021 vs. 2020)

Aerospace, Defence & Security Technology’s deals dashboard reveals top financial and legal advisors to M&A deals by both deal value and volume in the global Aerospace, Defence & Security industry during 2020 and 2021.

M&A financial advisor rankings in the Aerospace, Defence & Security industry

Aerospace, Defence & Security Technology compares rankings of leading financial advisors to M&A transactions in terms of deal value and volume between 2020 and 2021.

Advisor Name 2021 Rank 2020 Rank
Morgan Stanley 1 20
Rothschild 2 6
The Goldman Sachs Group 3 12
Citigroup 4 23
Bank of America 5 3
Evercore 6 7
Credit Suisse Group 7 10
JPMorgan Chase 8 1
Moelis 9 22
Renaissance Strategic Advisors 10 27
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Aerospace, Defence & Security Technology compares rankings of leading financial advisors to M&A transactions in terms of deal value and volume between 2020 and 2021.

Advisor Name 2021 Rank 2020 Rank
Houlihan Lokey 1 2
Morgan Stanley 2 8
The Goldman Sachs Group 3 9
Moelis 4 18
Jefferies 5 10
Rothschild 6 11
PricewaterhouseCoopers International 7 1
Evercore 8 3
Citigroup 9 12
JPMorgan Chase 10 13
Source: GlobalData Deals database

M&A legal advisor rankings in the Aerospace, Defence & Security industry

Aerospace, Defence & Security Technology compares rankings of leading legal advisors to M&A transactions in terms of deal value and volume between 2020 and 2021.

Advisor Name 2021 Rank 2020 Rank
Slaughter and May 1 21
Weil, Gotshal & Manges 2 9
Jones Day 3 12
Sullivan & Cromwell 4 11
Baker & McKenzie 5 15
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer 6 20
Cravath, Swaine & Moore 7 3
Hogan Lovells International 8 30
Kirkland & Ellis 9 19
Paul Hastings 10 41
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Aerospace, Defence & Security Technology compares rankings of leading legal advisors to M&A transactions in terms of deal value and volume between 2020 and 2021.

Advisor Name 2021 Rank 2020 Rank
Kirkland & Ellis 1 1
Jones Day 2 3
DLA Piper 3 2
Latham & Watkins 4 4
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates 5 5
Sullivan & Cromwell 6 9
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison 7 38
Winston & Strawn 8 39
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati 9 10
Alston & Bird 10 22
Source: GlobalData Deals database

M&A deal activity by theme in the Aerospace, Defence & Security industry: Last 12 months (by volume)

Aerospace, Defence & Security Technology tracks the number of M&A deals by theme in the Aerospace, Defence & Security industry. The following chart lists top ten themes that hold the most number of deals.

Private equity deals in the Aerospace, Defence & Security industry

Aerospace, Defence & Security Technology’s deals dashboard provides information on private equity deals data, including deals by region, top legal and financial advisors, and top deals by theme.

Private equity deal activity in the Aerospace, Defence & Security industry by region (Last 12 months)

Aerospace, Defence & Security Technology tracks private equity deal activity in different regions of the globe over the last 12 months.

Top private equity deals in the Aerospace, Defence & Security industry

The following table lists details of the largest private equity deals by value in the global Aerospace, Defence & Security industry.

Investor Target Deal Date Value (US$m)
SAPA Placencia ITP Aero 27 Sep 2021 1,992.3
Mudrick Capital Management Vertical Aerospace 27 Oct 2021 200.0
True North Managers QuEST Global Services 23 Aug 2021 150.0
Liberty Strategic Capital Satellogic 18 Jan 2022 150.0
Magnetar Capital Comtech Telecommunications 18 Oct 2021 100.0
Arcadia Capital Ansett Aviation Training 17 Jan 2022 100.0
FIMI Opportunity Funds Ashot Ashkelon Industries 21 Oct 2021 84.2
Tikehau Ace Capital Figeac Aero 04 Apr 2022 64.6
BGF Investments Operational Solutions 14 Dec 2021 10.6
Foresight Group Callen-Lenz Associates 12 Aug 2021 6.6
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Top private equity investors in the Aerospace, Defence & Security industry (last 12 months)

Aerospace, Defence & Security Technology’s deals dashboard tracks top private equity investors in the Aerospace, Defence & Security industry over the last 12 months.

Investor Name Value (US$m) No of Deals
Tikehau Ace Capital 64.6 3
Stellex Capital Management N/A 3
Arcadea Group N/A 2
Arcline Investment Management N/A 2
Fonds de Consolidation et de Developpement des Entreprises N/A 2
AE Industrial Partners N/A 1
Advent International N/A 1
American Industrial Acquisition N/A 1
American Industrial Partners N/A 1
Amundi Private Equity Funds N/A 1
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Private equity deals advisors in the Aerospace, Defence & Security industry (2021 vs. 2020)

Aerospace, Defence & Security Technology monitors financial and legal advisors to private equity deals by value and volume in the global Aerospace, Defence & Security industry during 2020 and 2021.

Private equity financial advisor rankings in the Aerospace, Defence & Security industry

Aerospace, Defence & Security Technology’s deals dashboard compares ranking of leading financial advisors to private equity transactions in terms of value and volume between 2020 and 2021.

Advisor Name 2021 Rank 2020 Rank
Lazard 1 22
Lincoln International 2 24
Houlihan Lokey 3 21
Harris Williams 4 23
PricewaterhouseCoopers International 5 25
Ernst & Young Global 6 14
Raymond James Financial 7 26
Royal Bank of Canada 8 1
WBC Holdings 9 8
Jefferies Financial Group 10 12
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Aerospace, Defence & Security Technology’s deals dashboard compares ranking of leading financial advisors to private equity transactions in terms of value and volume between 2020 and 2021.

Advisor Name 2021 Rank 2020 Rank
Houlihan Lokey 1 1
Lazard 2 14
Harris Williams 3 15
Lincoln International 4 5
Raymond James Financial 5 16
PricewaterhouseCoopers International 6 2
Ernst & Young Global 7 6
Royal Bank of Canada 8 7
WBC Holdings 9 8
Jefferies Financial Group 10 17
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Private equity legal advisor rankings in the Aerospace, Defence & Security industry

Aerospace, Defence & Security Technology compares ranking of leading legal advisors to private equity transactions in terms of value and volume between 2020 and 2021.

Advisor Name 2021 Rank 2020 Rank
Kirkland & Ellis 1 1
Baker & McKenzie 2 20
Latham & Watkins 3 18
Willkie Farr & Gallagher 4 14
McGuire Woods 5 29
Holland & Knight 6 16
Jones Day 7 2
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius 8 19
Blank Rome 9 21
Goodwin Procter 10 13
Source: GlobalData Deals database

The deals dashboard compares ranking of leading legal advisors to private equity transactions in terms of value and volume between 2020 and 2021.

Advisor Name 2021 Rank 2020 Rank
Kirkland & Ellis 1 1
Holland & Knight 2 4
Latham & Watkins 3 5
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius 4 6
Jones Day 5 2
Baker & McKenzie 6 13
Blank Rome 7 14
Ropes & Gray 8 15
Weil, Gotshal & Manges 9 16
Willkie Farr & Gallagher 10 17
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Private equity deals by theme in the Aerospace, Defence & Security industry: Last 12 months (by volume)

Aerospace, Defence & Security Technology tracks the number of private equity deals by theme in the Aerospace, Defence & Security industry. The following chart lists top ten themes that hold the most number of deals in last 12 months.

Venture financing deals in the Aerospace, Defence & Security industry

Aerospace, Defence & Security Technology’s provides an overview of venture financing deal activity in the Aerospace, Defence & Security industry around the globe, including deals by region, top venture financing deals and capital investors.

Venture financing deal activity in the Aerospace, Defence & Security industry by region (Last 12 months)

Aerospace, Defence & Security Technology tracks venture financing deals recorded in the Aerospace, Defence & Security industry in different regions of the globe in the last 12-month period.

Top ten venture financing deals in the Aerospace, Defence & Security industry

The following table lists the top ten venture financing deals by value in the global Aerospace, Defence & Security industry.

Investor Target Deal Date Value (US$m)
General Atlantic Sierra Space 19 Nov 2021 1,400.0
IDG Capital Investment Consulting (Beijing Guangdong Huitian Aerospace Technology 19 Oct 2021 500.0
The Boeing Wisk Aero 24 Jan 2022 450.0
Fidelity Management Research Beta Technologies 04 Apr 2022 375.0
Undisclosed Space Exploration Technologies 01 Nov 2021 344.8
Undisclosed ExPace Technology 28 Jun 2022 237.0
Crescent Cove Advisors Robotic Research 09 Dec 2021 228.0
SV Pacific Ventures Skyryse 27 Oct 2021 200.0
Undisclosed ABL Space Systems 25 Oct 2021 200.0
Zhongtian Fortune Fund Galactic Energy 24 Jan 2022 200.0
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Top venture capital investors in the Aerospace, Defence & Security industry (Last 12 months)

Aerospace, Defence & Security Technology’s deals dashboard tracks top venture capital investors in the Aerospace, Defence & Security industry over the last 12 months.

Investor Name Value (US$m) No of Deals
MaC Venture Capital 92.3 5
Incubate Fund 67.7 5
Lockheed Martin Ventures 62.0 4
Founders Fund 210.0 3
Alumni Ventures Group 181.4 3
AV Capital Management 105.3 3
Dolby Family Ventures 94.9 3
Boost VC 42.5 3
BPI France 28.3 3
Kima Ventures 19.0 3
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Venture financing deal activity by theme in the Aerospace, Defence & Security industry: Last 12 months (by volume)

Aerospace, Defence & Security Technology tracks the number of venture financing deals by theme in the global Aerospace, Defence & Security industry. The following chart lists top ten themes that hold the most number of deals in last 12 months.

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