AAR - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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AAR M&A Summary

AAR has acquired 10 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 5 assets.

AAR’s largest acquisition to date was in 2023, when it acquired Triumph Group - Product Support business for $725M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2015, when it sold Telair US to TransDigm Group for $725M. AAR has acquired in 5 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include aerospace (60%) and defense (10%).

AAR Business Overview

Where is AAR headquartered?

AAR is headquartered in Wood Dale, Illinois.

What is AAR’s revenue?

AAR disclosed revenue of 1,820M USD for 2022 and 1,652M USD for 2021.

How many employees does AAR have?

AAR has 4,500 employees.

What sector is AAR in?

AAR is an aerospace company.

When was AAR founded?

AAR was founded in 1951.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity15
    • M&A Buy Activity10
    • M&A Sell Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6
  • M&A Advisors 2

AAR

AAR Corp.

One AAR Place 1100 North Wood Dale Road,
Wood Dale, Illinois 60191
United States,
(630) 227-2000
www.aarcorp.com

AAR is a provider of aerospace products and services to commercial airlines, government agencies and original equipment manufacturers. AAR was incorporated in 1951 and is based in Wood Dale, Illinois.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 9 - - - 1 - 10
vol $725M $725M
Sell (0.2/yr) # 4 1 - - - - 5
vol $725M $725M
  15

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Triumph Group - Product Support business 2023-12-21 725M USD Divestiture
, Pennsylvania
Aeromatrix Composites 2020-08-31 - Divestiture
Clearwater, Florida · www.aeromatrixcomposites.com
Sonic Aviation 2016-09-14 - Add-on Acquisition
Miami, Florida
AAR - Cold Chain Solutions Assets 2016-09-06 - Divestiture
, United States
High Technology Sources Ltd. - SPACEMAX Product Line 2016-07-13 - Divestiture
, United States
Telair International GmbH 2015-03-26 - Divestiture
Miesbach, Germany · www.telair.com
Nordisk Aviation Products AS 2015-03-26 - Divestiture
Dragor, Denmark · www.nordisk-aviation.com
Telair US LLC 2015-03-26 725M USD Divestiture
, United States
Telair International GmbH 2011-10-21 - Divestiture
Miesbach, Germany · www.telair.com
Nordisk Aviation Products AS 2011-10-21 - Divestiture
Dragor, Denmark · www.nordisk-aviation.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Aerospace 6 (60%) 725M (100%) 4 (80%) 725M (100%)
Defense 1 (10%) - - -
Information Technology 1 (10%) - - -
Machinery 1 (10%) - - -
Staffing 1 (10%) - - -
Transportation - - 1 (20%) -
Total 10 $725M 5 $725M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 8 725M 3 725M
  Florida 3 - 1 -
  Alabama 2 - - -
  Pennsylvania 1 725M - -
  Arkansas 1 - - -
Denmark 1 - 1 -
Germany 1 - 1 -
Domestic 8 (80%) 725M (100%) 3 (60%) 725M (100%)
Cross-border 2 (20%) - 2 (40%) -
Total 10 $725M 5 $725M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
BofA Securities
1
Legal Deals
Latham & Watkins
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $725M
TOTAL $725M
Largest Triumph Group - Product Support business
$725M (2023-12-21)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $725M
TOTAL $725M
Largest Telair US LLC
$725M (2015-03-26)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
40%
4 (40%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
20%
1 (20%)
Strategic(s)
80%
4 (80%)

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