General Dynamics Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Defense Company

General Dynamics has acquired 32 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 9 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 6 assets.

General Dynamics’ largest acquisition to date was in 2018, when it acquired CSRA for $12.4B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 1992, when it sold Cessna Aircraft to Textron for $600M. General Dynamics has acquired in 16 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include information technology (24%) and defense (17%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity36
    • M&A Buy Activity Activity30
    • M&A Sell Activity Activity6
  • Total Sectors Invested 11
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 16
  • M&A Advisors 2

General Dynamics Corp.

2941 Fairview Park Drive,Suite 100,
Falls Church, Virginia 22042
United States,
(703) 876-3000

General Dynamics Corp. is an aerospace and defense company. It manufacturers business jets as well as provides combat systems to the US military. General Dynamics was founded in 1952 and is based in Falls Church, Virginia.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 29 - - - 1 - 30
vol $15.6B $12.4B $28.0B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 4 2 - - - - 6
vol $621M $621M

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Largest CSRA, Inc.
$12.4B (2018-02-12)
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Largest Cessna Aircraft Co.
$600M (1992-03-02)

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