ADT Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Safety/securityCompany

ADT has acquired 26 companies, including 16 in the last 5 years. A total of 11 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

ADT’s largest acquisition to date was in 2021, when it acquired Marc Jones Construction for $825M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2019, when it sold ADT Security Services Canada to TELUS for $532M. ADT has acquired in 17 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include safety/security (70%) and information technology (18%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity25
    • M&A Buy Activity23
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 14
  • M&A Advisors 4

ADT

ADT Inc.

1501 Yamato Road,
Boca Raton, Florida 33431
United States,
(561) 988-3600
www.adt.com

ADT 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 incorporated in 1874 and is based in Boca Raton, Florida.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 T
Buy (1.8/yr) # 14 5 3 1 - - 23
vol $1.1B $25M $825M $1.9B
Sell (0.4/yr) # - 1 - - 1 - 2
vol $532M $532M
  25

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Datashield LLC 2022-05-03 - Divestiture
Scottsdale, Arizona · www.datashieldprotect.com
Marc Jones Construction LLC 2021-11-09 825M USD Add-on Acquisition
Mandeville, Louisiana · www.gosunpro.com
CLS Technology, Inc. 2020-12-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Katy, Texas · www.clstechnology.net
CellBounce 2020-12-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Carlsbad, California · www.cellbounce.com
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
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Safety/Security 16 (70%) 1.1B (57%) 1 (50%) 532M (100%)
Information Technology 4 (17%) - 1 (50%) -
Communications 1 (4%) - - -
Internet Software and Services 1 (4%) - - -
Renewable Energy 1 (4%) 825M (43%) - -
Total 23 $1.9B 2 $532M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 20 1.3B 1 -
  Florida 2 466M - -
  California 2 - - -
  Pennsylvania 2 25M - -
  Arizona 1 - 1 -
  Louisiana 1 825M - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
  Connecticut 1 - - -
  Colorado 1 - - -
  Arkansas 1 - - -
  Washington 1 - - -
  Virginia 1 - - -
  Texas 1 - - -
  Oregon 1 - - -
  North Carolina 1 - - -
  New Jersey 1 - - -
  Nevada 1 - - -
  Maryland 1 - - -
Canada 3 609M 1 532M
  Quebec 1 422M - -
  Alberta 1 - - -
  Ontario - - 1 532M
Domestic 20 (87%) 1.3B (68%) 1 (50%) -
Cross-border 3 (13%) 609M (32%) 1 (50%) 532M (100%)
Total 23 $1.9B 2 $532M

Top M&A Advisors

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

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 5 $1.9B
< $100M 1 $25M
TOTAL $1.9B
Largest Marc Jones Construction LLC
$825M (2021-11-09)
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
Investor(s)
35%
8 (35%)
Strategic(s)
4%
1 (4%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
2 (100%)

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