Curtiss-Wright Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

DiversifiedCompany

Curtiss-Wright has acquired 60 companies, including 5 in the last 5 years. A total of 8 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 8 assets.

Curtiss-Wright’s largest acquisition to date was in 2020, when it acquired Pacific Star Communications for $400M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2014, when it sold Cimarron Energy to Turnbridge Capital for $100M. Curtiss-Wright has acquired in 17 different US states, and 7 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include machinery (18%) and aerospace (13%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity65
    • M&A Buy Activity58
    • M&A Sell Activity8
  • Total Sectors Invested 14
  • Total Countries Invested 7
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 31
  • M&A Advisors 1

Curtiss-Wright

Curtiss-Wright Corp.

130 Harbour Place Drive, Suite 300,
Davidson, North Carolina 28036
United States,
(704) 869-4600
www.curtisswright.com

Curtiss-Wright is a global company that delivers highly engineered, critical function products and services to the commercial, defense, energy, and industrial markets. Curtiss-Wright operates through three segments: Commercial/Industrial, Defense, and Energy. The Commercial segment offers products/services that include surface technology services such as shot peening, laser peening, coatings and advanced surface analytics; industrial products such as electronic throttle control devices and transmission shifters; electro-mechanical actuation control components, and utility systems used on aircraft. The Defense segment produces embedded computing board level modules, integrated subsystems, turret aiming and stabilization products, and weapons handling systems. The Energy segment produces a wide range of hardware, pumps, valves, pressure vessels, fastening systems, specialized containment doors, airlock hatches, spent fuel management products, and fluid sealing technologies for nuclear power plants and nuclear equipment manufacturers. Curtiss-Wright was incorporated in 1929 and is based in Davidson, North Carolina.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 53 - 2 2 - 1 58
vol $2.0B $182M $462M $240M $2.9B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 8 - - - - - 8
vol $202M $202M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Safran Aerosystems Arresting Co. 2022-01-21 240M USD Add-on Acquisition
Paris, France · www.safran-group.com
Pacific Star Communications, Inc. (PacStar) 2020-09-24 400M USD Add-on Acquisition
Portland, Oregon · www.pacstar.com
Dyna-Flo Control Valve Services Ltd. 2020-02-27 62M CAD Add-on Acquisition
Edmonton, Alberta · www.dynaflo.com
901D LLC 2019-11-26 132M USD Add-on Acquisition
Airmont, New York · www.901d.com
Tactical Communications Group LLC 2019-03-18 50M USD Add-on Acquisition
Tewksbury, Massachusetts · www.g2tcg.com
Teletronics Technology Corp. 2016-12-07 233M USD Add-on Acquisition
Newtown, Pennsylvania · www.ttcdas.com
Hybricon Corp. 2015-07-02 - Divestiture
Ayer, Massachusetts
Curtiss-Wright - Engineered Packaging Business 2015-07-02 - Divestiture
Littleton, Massachusetts
Critical Flow Solutions 2015-06-01 - Divestiture
Sandy, Utah
TapcoEnpro International, Inc. 2015-05-01 - Divestiture
Channelview, Texas · www.tapcoenpro.cwfc.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Corp.    - Scientech LLC 2007-05-08 5
Charlotte, North Carolina · www.cwfc.com Idaho Falls, Idaho · www.scientech.cwfc.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Machinery 10 (18%) 477M (17%) 3 (38%) 52M (26%)
Aerospace 7 (12%) 355M (13%) 1 (13%) -
Chemicals 7 (12%) 53M (2%) - -
Electrical Equipment 5 (9%) 262M (9%) 2 (25%) 50M (25%)
Manufacturing 6 (11%) 90M (3%) - -
Technology Hardware 6 (11%) 865M (31%) - -
Electronics 4 (7%) 119M (4%) - -
Software 3 (5%) 137M (5%) - -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (2%) 135M (5%) 2 (25%) 100M (50%)
Defense 2 (4%) 132M (5%) - -
Distribution 2 (4%) 38M (1%) - -
Metals/Mining 2 (4%) 23M (1%) - -
Automotive 1 (2%) 119M (4%) - -
Test/Measurement Equipment 1 (2%) - - -
Total 57 $2.8B 8 $202M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 40 2.0B 7 202M
  Pennsylvania 7 597M 1 50M
  Texas 6 246M 2 100M
  Massachusetts 2 69M 2 -
  California 3 3M - -
  Oregon 2 519M - -
  Ohio 2 18M - -
  New York 2 132M - -
  Indiana 2 15M - -
  Arizona 2 38M - -
  Utah 1 38M 1 -
  Washington 1 - - -
  North Carolina 1 14M - -
  Minnesota 1 85M - -
  Illinois 1 98M - -
  Georgia 1 6M - -
  Florida 1 13M - -
United Kingdom 10 177M 1 -
Canada 4 243M - -
  Ontario 3 181M - -
  Alberta 1 62M - -
France 1 240M - -
Germany 1 106M - -
Ireland 1 47M - -
Norway 1 72M - -
Domestic 40 (69%) 2.0B (69%) 7 (88%) 202M (100%)
Cross-border 18 (31%) 884M (31%) 1 (13%) -
Total 58 $2.9B 8 $202M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
BlackArch Partners LLC
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 10 $1.7B
< $100M 36 $1.2B
TOTAL $2.9B
Largest Pacific Star Communications, Inc. (PacStar)
$400M (2020-09-24)
sell # Total
< $100M 3 $202M
TOTAL $202M
Largest Cimarron Energy, Inc.
$100M (2014-12-17)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
10%
6 (10%)
Strategic(s)
34%
20 (34%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
25%
2 (25%)
Strategic(s)
75%
6 (75%)

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