Kaman Corp.

1332 Blue Hills Avenue,
Bloomfield, Connecticut 06002
United States,
(860) 243-7100
www.kaman.com

Kaman Corporation 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.

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 14 - - 3 - - 17
vol $124M $124M
Sell (0.2/yr) # 2 - 1 - - - 3
vol $252M $252M
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$85M (2008-06-12)
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Largest Kaman Sciences Corporation
$135M (1997-11-14)

According to our data here at Mergr, Kaman has acquired 18 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. A total of 5 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 assets.

Kaman’s largest acquisition to date was in 2008, when it acquired Brookhouse Holdings for $85M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 1997, when it sold Kaman Sciences to ITT for $135M. Kaman has acquired in 11 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include distribution (59%) and aerospace (18%).

When analyzing the aerospace sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 96 aerospace companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 4 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 1 has acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic aerospace acquirer over the past 3 years is TransDigm Group, with 7 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the aerospace sector over the past 3 years is Liberty Hall Capital Partners LP with 4 platform acquisitions.

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