ADT Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Safety/security Company

ADT has acquired 20 companies, including 14 in the last 5 years. A total of 7 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

ADT’s largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired Reliance Protectron for $422M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2019, when it sold ADT Security Services Canada to TELUS for $532M. ADT has acquired in 14 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include safety/security (74%) and information technology (22%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity20
    • M&A Buy Activity19
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 9
  • M&A Advisors 3

ADT Inc. (ADT)

1501 Yamato Road,
Boca Raton, Florida 33431
United States,
(561) 322-7235
www.adt.com

ADT Inc. is a provider of security and automation solutions for homes and businesses in the United States and Canada. ADT's broad and pioneering set of products and services, including ADT Pulse® interactive home and business solutions, and health services, meet a range of customer needs for today’s active and increasingly mobile lifestyles. ADT was originally established in 1874 and is based in Boca Raton, Florida.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (2.8/yr) # 5 - 3 5 5 1 19
vol $757M $318M $25M $1.1B
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - - - 1 - 1
vol $532M $532M
  20

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Percepta Labs 2020-09-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania · www.percepta.ai
I-View Now, LLC 2019-10-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Las Vegas, Nevada · www.i-viewnow.com
ADT Security Services Canada, Inc. 2019-10-01 532M CAD Divestiture
Mississauga, Ontario · www.adt.ca
FAS Systems Group LLC 2019-09-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Denver, Colorado · www.systemsgroup.net
Fusion Fire Protection 2019-09-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Hanover, Maryland · www.fusionfireprotection.com
LifeShield LLC 2019-02-11 25M USD Add-on Acquisition
Yardley, Pennsylvania · www.lifeshield.com
Advanced Cabling Systems 2019-01-10 - Add-on Acquisition
North Little Rock, Arkansas · www.advancedcabling.com
Red Hawk Fire & Security LLC 2018-10-25 318M USD Add-on Acquisition
Boca Raton, Florida · www.redhawkus.com
Access Systems Integration (Access SI) 2018-08-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Eatontown, New Jersey · www.msasi.net
Secure Designs, Inc. 2018-08-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Greensboro, North Carolina · www.securedesigns.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Safety/Security 14 (74%) 1.1B (100%) 1 (100%) 532M (100%)
Information Technology 4 (21%) - - -
Internet Software and Services 1 (5%) - - -
Total 19 $1.1B 1 $532M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 16 491M - -
  Pennsylvania 2 25M - -
  Florida 2 466M - -
  Washington 1 - - -
  Virginia 1 - - -
  Oregon 1 - - -
  North Carolina 1 - - -
  New Jersey 1 - - -
  Nevada 1 - - -
  Maryland 1 - - -
  Connecticut 1 - - -
  Colorado 1 - - -
  California 1 - - -
  Arkansas 1 - - -
  Arizona 1 - - -
Canada 3 609M 1 532M
  Quebec 1 422M - -
  Alberta 1 - - -
  Ontario - - 1 532M
Domestic 16 (84%) 491M (45%) - -
Cross-border 3 (16%) 609M (55%) 1 (100%) 532M (100%)
Total 19 $1.1B 1 $532M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Raymond James - Investment Banking
2
Legal Deals
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
1
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 4 $1.1B
< $100M 1 $25M
TOTAL $1.1B
Largest Reliance Protectron, Inc.
$422M (2014-04-30)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $532M
TOTAL $532M
Largest ADT Security Services Canada, Inc.
$532M (2019-10-01)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
88%
7 88%
Strategic(s)
13%
1 13%
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 100%

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