M&A Deal Summary

BAE Systems Acquires In-Space Missions

On September 14, 2021, BAE Systems plc acquired aerospace company In-Space Missions Ltd.

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is BAE Systems’ 4th transaction in the Aerospace sector.
  • This is BAE Systems’ 5th transaction in the United Kingdom.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2021-09-14
Target In-Space Missions Ltd.
Sector Aerospace
Buyer(s) BAE Systems plc
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition

Target

In-Space Missions Ltd.

Alton, United Kingdom
website
In-Space Missions designs, builds, and operates bespoke physical and uploadable customer missions, providing a valuable service to customers keen to get their technology on orbit quickly. The company's experienced staff work with a new space approach which enables a significant reduction in traditional timescales to get technology on orbit. It offers either a dedicated customer satellite approach or hosted payload service “Faraday” which offers new or established businesses low-cost opportunities to roll out and demonstrate new applications and technologies from space against a very short timescale. In-Space Missions was formed in 2015 and is based in Alton, United Kingdom.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

BAE Systems plc

Farnborough, United Kingdom

website


Category Company
Founded 1970
SectorDefense
Employees90,000
Revenue 19.3B GBP (2020)
DESCRIPTION
BAE office in Reston, Virginia.
BAE office in Reston, Virginia.

BAE Systems is a provider of defense and security products and services. From sophisticated cyber services and military support, to mission critical electronic systems and protection equipment, BAE aims to be at the forefront of defense technology and science. BAE Systems was founded in 1970 and is based in Farnborough, the United Kingdom.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 24 of 24
Sector (Aerospace) 4 of 4
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 19 of 19
Country (United Kingdom) 5 of 5
Year (2021) 2 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2021-04-01 BAE Systems Rokar International Ltd.

Haifa, Israel

BAE Systems Rokar International specializes in the development, manufacture, integration, and support of high-end GPS receivers and guidance systems for advanced defense applications. BAE Systems Rokar International was founded in 1981 and is based in Haifa, Israel.

Sell $31M