M&A Deal Summary

Amentum Acquires PAE

On October 25, 2021, Amentum acquired defense company PAE for 1.9B USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Amentum’s 1st transaction in the Defense sector.
  • This is Amentum’s largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Amentum’s 2nd transaction in the United States.
  • This is Amentum’s 2nd transaction in Virginia.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2021-10-25
Target PAE
Sector Defense
Buyer(s) Amentum
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 1.9B USD
Advisor(s) Morgan Stanley
Raymond James - Investment Banking (Financial)
Goodwin Procter
Morgan Lewis (Legal)

Target

PAE

Falls Church, Virginia, United States
website
PAE is a provider of support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners, and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, the company supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE was formed in 1955 and is based in Falls Church, Virginia.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Amentum

Chantilly, Virginia, United States

website


Category Company
Sector Engineering
Employees19,000
DESCRIPTION

Amentum is a contractor to the U.S. federal government and select allied national governments, supporting programs of critical national significance across defense, security and intelligence, energy, and environmental cleanup. Amentum previously operated as the Management Services segment within AECOM. Amentum is based in Chantilly, Virginia.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 2 of 2
Sector (Defense) 1 of 1
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 2 of 2
State (Virginia) 2 of 2
Country (United States) 2 of 2
Year (2021) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2020-09-24 DynCorp International

McLean, Virginia, United States

DynCorp International is a global government services provider in support of U.S. national security and foreign policy objectives, delivering support solutions for defense, diplomacy, and international development. DynCorp International operates major programs in logistics, platform support, contingency operations, and training and mentoring to reinforce security, community stability, and the rule of law. DynCorp International was formed in 1951 and is headquartered in McLean, Virginia.

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