HDT Global - M&A Summary, Ownership, and Business Overview

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HDT Global M&A Summary

HDT Global has acquired 9 companies of its own, including 3 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

HDT Global’s largest acquisition to date was in 2005, when it acquired PowerSystems International for $40M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2013, when it sold Airborne Systems to TransDigm Group for $250M. HDT Global has acquired in 7 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include defense (45%) and aerospace (12%).

HDT Global Ownership

Who owns HDT Global?

HDT Global is owned by Nexus Capital Management. It was acquired on May 18, 2021.

Is HDT Global PE-backed?

Yes. HDT Global is owned by private equity investor Nexus Capital Management.

Was HDT Global formerly PE-backed?

Yes. HDT Global was formerly owned by 5 private investors.

HDT Global Business Overview

Where is HDT Global headquartered?

HDT Global is headquartered in Solon, Ohio.

What sector is HDT Global in?

HDT Global is a defense company.

When was HDT Global founded?

HDT Global was founded in 1937.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity10
    • M&A Buy Activity9
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 2

HDT Global

HDT Global, Inc.

30500 Aurora Road, Suite 100,
Solon, Ohio 44139
United States,
(216) 438-6111
www.hdtglobal.com

HDT Global is a provider of highly engineered solutions for branches of the US military, international governments, and commercial customers. HDT holds a portfolio of products aimed at creating and controlling environmental conditions to protect and optimize the functioning of critical equipment and personnel. Its innovative products include rapidly deployable shelters, sophisticated environmental control, and power equipment, and nuclear, biological, and chemical protection systems. HDT Global was founded in 1937 and is based in Solon, Ohio.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 7 - - 1 1 - 9
vol $40M $40M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $250M $250M
  10

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Aviation Ground Equipment Corp. 2023-03-15 - Add-on Acquisition
Franklin, Ohio · www.aviationgroundequip.com
Federal-Fabrics-Fibers, Inc. 2022-10-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Lowell, Massachusetts · www.federalfabrics.com
Berg Companies, Inc. 2019-09-18 - Add-on Acquisition
Spokane, Washington · www.bergco.com
DRS Environmental Systems, Inc. 2016-12-15 - Divestiture
Arlington, Virginia · www.drs.com
DHS Technologies LLC 2015-02-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Orangeburg, New York · www.dhstechnologiesllc.com
Airborne Systems, Inc. 2013-12-02 250M USD Divestiture
Pennsauken, New Jersey · www.airborne-sys.com
Kinea Design LLC 2011-12-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Evanston, Illinois
Airborne Systems, Inc. 2010-02-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Pennsauken, New Jersey · www.airborne-sys.com
PowerSystems International, Inc. 2005-10-20 40M USD Add-on Acquisition
Natural Bridge Station, Virginia · www.powersystems-intl.com
Bea Maurer, Inc. 2005-03-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Fairfield, Virginia
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Defense 4 (44%) 40M (100%) 1 (100%) 250M (100%)
Aerospace 1 (11%) - - -
Consumer Products 1 (11%) - - -
Information Technology 1 (11%) - - -
Manufacturing 1 (11%) - - -
Technology Hardware 1 (11%) - - -
Total 9 $40M 1 $250M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 9 40M 1 250M
  Virginia 3 40M - -
  New Jersey 1 - 1 250M
  Washington 1 - - -
  Ohio 1 - - -
  New York 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
Total 9 $40M 1 $250M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Houlihan Lokey
1
Legal Deals
Goodwin Procter
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $40M
TOTAL $40M
Largest PowerSystems International, Inc.
$40M (2005-10-20)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $250M
TOTAL $250M
Largest Airborne Systems, Inc.
$250M (2013-12-02)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
22%
2 (22%)
Strategic(s)
11%
1 (11%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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