Alliant Techsystems Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Defense Company

Alliant Techsystems has acquired 11 companies. A total of 5 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Alliant Techsystems’ largest acquisition to date was in 2001, when it acquired Cordant Technologies for $2.9B. Alliant Techsystems has acquired in 8 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include apparel/textiles (23%) and defense (23%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity11
    • M&A Buy Activity9
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 7
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 8
  • M&A Advisors 3

Alliant Techsystems, Inc.

1300 Wilson Boulevard Suite 400,
Arlington, Virginia 22209
United States,
(703) 412-5960
www.atk.com

Alliant Techsystems, Inc. is a developer and producer of aerospace, defense, and commercial products. The Company was formed in 1990 as a spin-off from Honeywell.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '10 '11 '12 '13 '14 '15 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 6 - - 3 - - 9
vol $3.9B $1.3B $5.2B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 1 - - - - 1 2
  11

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Vista Outdoor, Inc. 2015-02-09 - Spin Off
Anoka, Minnesota · www.vistaoutdoor.com
Bushnell, Inc. 2013-09-05 985M USD Add-on Acquisition
Overland Park, Kansas · www.bushnell.com
Caliber Co. 2013-06-24 - Add-on Acquisition
Anoka, Minnesota
Savage Sports Corp. 2013-06-21 315M USD Add-on Acquisition
Westfield, Massachusetts · www.savagearms.com
Blackhawk Industries Products Group Unlimited, LLC 2010-04-12 - Add-on Acquisition
Norfolk, Virginia · www.blackhawk.com
Eagle Industries Unlimited, Inc. 2009-03-31 - Add-on Acquisition
Fenton, Missouri · www.eagleindustries.com
MDA Information Systems LLC 2008-01-08 1.0B CAD Divestiture
Gaithersburg,, Maryland · www.mdaus.com
Swales & Associates, Inc. 2007-04-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Beltsville,, Maryland · www.swales.com
Alliant Techsystem - Battery Business 2006-05-18 - Divestiture
, Pennsylvania
Mission Research Corp. 2004-01-28 - Add-on Acquisition
Huntsville, Alabama
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Apparel/Textiles 2 (22%) - - -
Defense 2 (22%) 315M (6%) - -
Consumer Products 1 (11%) 985M (19%) 1 (50%) -
Aerospace 1 (11%) 2.9B (56%) - -
Business Services 1 (11%) - - -
Information Technology 1 (11%) 1.0B (19%) - -
Leisure 1 (11%) - - -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (50%) -
Total 9 $5.2B 2 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 9 5.2B 2 -
  Maryland 2 1.0B - -
  Minnesota 1 - 1 -
  Virginia 1 - - -
  Utah 1 2.9B - -
  Missouri 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 315M - -
  Kansas 1 985M - -
  Alabama 1 - - -
  Pennsylvania - - 1 -
Total 9 $5.2B 2 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Morgan Stanley
1
Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA Securities)
1
Legal Deals
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $3.9B
$100M to $1B 2 $1.3B
TOTAL $5.2B
Largest Cordant Technologies, Inc.
$2.9B (2001-04-20)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
33%
3 (33%)
Strategic(s)
22%
2 (22%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
50%
1 (50%)

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