M&A Deal Summary

Kaman Acquires Target Electronic Supply

On September 6, 2011, Kaman acquired distribution company Target Electronic Supply

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Kaman’s 5th transaction in the Distribution sector.
  • This is Kaman’s 4th transaction in the United States.
  • This is Kaman’s 1st transaction in Massachusetts.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2011-09-06
Target Target Electronic Supply
Sector Distribution
Buyer(s) Kaman
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition

Target

Target Electronic Supply

Westwood, Massachusetts, United States
Target is a motion control distributor in the New England trading area.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Kaman

Bloomfield, Connecticut, United States

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Category Company
Founded 1945
Sector Aerospace
Employees2,846
Revenue 709M USD (2021)
DESCRIPTION

Kaman conducts business in the aerospace and industrial distribution markets. The company produces and/or markets widely used proprietary aircraft bearings and components; complex metallic and composite aerostructures for commercial, military and general aviation fixed and rotary wing aircraft; aerostructure engineering design analysis and FAA certification services; safe and arm solutions for missile and bomb systems for the U.S. and allied militaries; subcontract helicopter work; and support for the company's SH-2G Super Seasprite maritime helicopters and K-MAX medium-to-heavy lift helicopters. Kaman was founded in 1945 and is based in Bloomfield, Connecticut.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 9 of 19
Sector (Distribution) 5 of 10
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 9 of 17
State (Massachusetts) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 4 of 13
Year (2011) 1 of 4
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2010-12-10 Kaman Global Aerosystems

Everett, Washington, United States

Global Aerosystems is a provider of aerostructure engineering design analysis and FAA certification services to the aerospace industry.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2011-10-14 Plains Bearing

Lubbock, Texas, United States

Plains Bearing Corp. is a full line bearing and power transmission distributor with one location in Lubbock, Texas. Plains Bearing serves a broad range of customers in West Texas, primarily in the food processing, petrochemical and agriculture industries.

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