Harris Corp.

1025 West NASA Boulevard,
Melbourne, Florida 32919
United States,
(312) 727-9100

Harris Corp. is a producer of communications products, systems and services for global markets, including RF communications, integrated network solutions and government communications systems. Harris Corp. was formed in 1926 and is based Melbourne, Florida.

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Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 25 - 2 - - - 27
vol $2.2B $4.8B $7.0B
Sell (0.8/yr) # 7 - 1 2 1 - 11
vol $750M $635M $690M $2.1B

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Largest Exelis, Inc.
$4.8B (2015-02-06)
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Largest Harris Corp - Semiconductor Business
$700M (1999-06-02)

According to our data here at Mergr, Harris has acquired 30 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 6 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 11 assets.

Harris’ largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired Exelis for $4.8B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 1999, when it sold Harris Corp - Semiconductor Business to Sterling Holding Company for $700M. Harris has acquired in 15 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include communications (38%) and information technology (23%).

When analyzing the electronics sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 81 electronics companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 6 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 1 has acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic electronics acquirer over the past 3 years is Navitar, with 2 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the electronics sector over the past 3 years is Ardian with 2 platform acquisitions.

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