Babcock International Group Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Environmental Company

Babcock International Group has acquired 11 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 4 assets.

Babcock International Group’s largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired Avincis for $2.3B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2012, when it sold VT Services to The Jordan Company for $99M. Babcock International Group has acquired in 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include construction (20%) and engineering (20%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity14
    • M&A Buy Activity10
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 8
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 8
  • M&A Advisors 1

Babcock International Group Plc

33 Wigmore Street,
London, W1U 1QX
United Kingdom,
44 20 7355 5300
www.babcockinternational.com

Babcock International Group plc is a British multinational support services company specialising in managing complex assets and infrastructure in safety- and mission-critical environments. Babcock International Group was founded in 1891 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 10 - - - - - 10
vol $2.9B $2.9B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 2 - - 1 - 1 4
vol $99M $99M
  14

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Context Information Security Ltd. 2020-03-06 - Divestiture
London, United Kingdom · www.contextis.com
Babcock Media Services 2018-08-29 - Divestiture
London, United Kingdom · www.babcock.media
Defence Support Group 2015-01-06 216M GBP Add-on Acquisition
Andover, United Kingdom · www.dsg.mod.uk
Avincis 2014-03-27 2.3B EUR Add-on Acquisition
Alicante, Spain · www.inaer.com
Context Information Security Ltd. 2013-12-19 49M GBP Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.contextis.com
Skills2Learn Ltd 2013-12-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom · www.skills2learn.com
Liquid Gas Equipment Ltd. 2012-12-28 35M GBP Divestiture
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
VT Services, Inc. 2012-07-10 99M USD Divestiture
Arlington, Virginia · www.vt-group.com
Eagleton Engineering LLC 2011-12-01 - Divestiture
Houston, Texas · www.eagletoninc.com
Weir Strachan & Henshaw Ltd. 2008-04-21 100M GBP Add-on Acquisition
Bristol, United Kingdom
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Engineering 2 (20%) 135M (5%) 2 (50%) 99M (100%)
Construction 2 (20%) 163M (6%) - -
Information Technology 1 (10%) 49M (2%) 1 (25%) -
Aerospace 1 (10%) 216M (7%) - -
Diversified 1 (10%) - - -
Electronics 1 (10%) 7M (< 1%) - -
Transportation 1 (10%) 2.3B (78%) - -
Utilities 1 (10%) 69M (2%) - -
Media - - 1 (25%) -
Total 10 $2.9B 4 $99M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United Kingdom 9 639M 2 -
United States - - 2 99M
  Virginia - - 1 99M
  Texas - - 1 -
Spain 1 2.3B - -
Domestic 9 (90%) 639M (22%) 2 (50%) -
Cross-border 1 (10%) 2.3B (78%) 2 (50%) 99M (100%)
Total 10 $2.9B 4 $99M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Bluestone Capital Partners LLC
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $2.3B
$100M to $1B 3 $479M
< $100M 4 $161M
TOTAL $2.9B
Largest Avincis
$2.3B (2014-03-27)
sell # Total
< $100M 1 $99M
TOTAL $99M
Largest VT Services, Inc.
$99M (2012-07-10)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
75%
3 75%
Strategic(s)
25%
1 25%
Divested to
PE Firm(s)
50%
2 50%
Strategic(s)
50%
2 50%

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