ATK - M&A Summary, Ownership, and Business Overview

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ATK M&A Summary

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

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

ATK Ownership

Who owns ATK?

ATK is owned by Orbital ATK. It was acquired on April 29, 2014.

ATK Business Overview

Where is ATK headquartered?

ATK is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia.

How many employees does ATK have?

ATK has 16,000 employees.

What sector is ATK in?

ATK is a defense company.

When was ATK founded?

ATK was founded in 1990 .

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

ATK

Alliant Techsystems, Inc.

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

ATK 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 ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 9 - - - - - 9
vol $5.2B $5.2B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 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
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Bushnell, Inc.    - Primos, Inc. (dba Primos Hunting) 2012-04-17 7
Overland Park, Kansas · www.bushnell.com Flora, Mississippi · www.primos.com
Bushnell, Inc.    - Cébé Optics 2009-05-14 6
Overland Park, Kansas · www.bushnell.com Suresnes, France · www.cebe.com
Bushnell, Inc.    - Michaels of Oregon Co. 2005-08-19 5
Overland Park, Kansas · www.bushnell.com Overland Park, Kansas · www.michaels-oregon.com

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
BofA Securities
1
Legal Deals
Cravath, Swaine & Moore
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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