CAE, Inc.

8585 Cote-de-Liesse ,
Saint-Laurent, Quebec H4T 1G6
Canada,
+1-514-341-6780
www.cae.com

CAE is a global leader in modelling, simulation and training for civil aviation and defence. The company employs approximately 8,000 people at more than 100 sites and training locations in approximately 30 countries. CAE offers civil aviation, military and helicopter training services in more than 45 locations worldwide and trains approximately 100,000 crew members yearly. In addition, the CAE Oxford Aviation Academy offers training to aspiring pilot cadets in 11 CAE-operated flight schools.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 5 - - - - - 5
vol $255M $255M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
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Largest Oxford Aviation Academy UK Ltd.
$239M (2012-05-16)
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According to our data here at Mergr, CAE has acquired 5 companies. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

CAE’s largest acquisition to date was in 2012, when it acquired Oxford Aviation Academy UK for $239M. CAE has acquired in 2 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include software (40%) and defense (20%).

When analyzing the defense sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 24 defense companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, and 1 has acquired at least 5 companies. The most prolific strategic defense acquirer over the past 3 years is American Outdoor Brands, with 3 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the defense sector over the past 3 years is Arlington Capital Partners with 2 platform acquisitions.

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