KBR Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

EngineeringCompany

KBR has acquired 18 companies, including 5 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

KBR’s largest acquisition to date was in 2020, when it acquired Centauri for $827M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2015, when it sold KBR Building Group to Pernix Group for $28M. KBR has acquired in 7 different US states, and 8 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include construction (30%) and information technology (24%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity19
    • M&A Buy Activity17
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 8
  • Total Countries Invested 8
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 10
  • M&A Advisors 5

KBR

KBR, Inc.

601 Jefferson Street,
Houston, Texas 77002
United States,
(713) 753-2000
www.kbr.com

KBR, Inc. is an engineering, construction and services company supporting the global hydrocarbons and international government services market segments. KBR offers a portfolio of proprietary technology and consulting services; engineering, construction, procurement and asset maintenance services; and base operational, logistics, life support and asset management services, through its Technology & Consulting, Engineering & Construction and Government Services business segments. KBR was founded in 1998 and is based in Houston, Texas.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 13 1 1 1 1 - 17
vol $1.7B $827M $400M $2.9B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $47M $47M
  19

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Frazer-Nash Consultancy Ltd. 2021-08-13 400M USD Divestiture
Surrey, United Kingdom · www.fnc.co.uk
Centauri 2020-08-19 827M USD Add-on Acquisition
Chantilly, Virginia · www.centauricorp.com
RRT Global - Isomerization Technologies 2019-08-08 - Divestiture
St. Petersburg, Russia
Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies, Inc. 2018-02-23 - Add-on Acquisition
Greenbelt, Maryland · www.sgt-inc.com
Sigma Bravo Pty Ltd. 2017-10-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Phillip, Australia · www.sigmabravo.com
Honeywell Technology Solutions, Inc. 2016-08-12 300M USD Divestiture
Columbia, Maryland
Wyle, Inc. 2016-05-23 570M USD Add-on Acquisition
El Segundo, California · www.wyle.com
Weatherly, Inc. 2016-01-12 - Divestiture
Atlanta, Georgia
Plinke GmbH 2016-01-12 - Divestiture
Bad Homburg, Germany
Chematur Ecoplanning Oy 2016-01-12 - Divestiture
Pori, Finland · www.ecoplanning.fi
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Construction 5 (29%) 830M (28%) 1 (50%) 28M (60%)
Information Technology 4 (24%) 1.7B (58%) - -
Engineering 2 (12%) - 1 (50%) 19M (40%)
Business Services 2 (12%) 400M (14%) - -
Aerospace 1 (6%) - - -
Machinery 1 (6%) - - -
Oil/Gas Exploration 1 (6%) - - -
Software 1 (6%) - - -
Total 17 $2.9B 2 $47M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 8 2.5B 2 47M
  Maryland 2 300M - -
  Texas 1 - 1 19M
  Virginia 1 827M - -
  Illinois 1 280M - -
  Georgia 1 - - -
  California 1 570M - -
  Alabama 1 550M - -
  North Carolina - - 1 28M
Australia 2 - - -
United Kingdom 2 400M - -
Canada 1 - - -
  Ontario 1 - - -
Finland 1 - - -
Germany 1 - - -
Russia 1 - - -
Sweden 1 - - -
Domestic 8 (47%) 2.5B (86%) 2 (100%) 47M (100%)
Cross-border 9 (53%) 400M (14%) - -
Total 17 $2.9B 2 $47M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA Securities)
1
Seale & Associates, Inc.
1
Citizens Capital Markets, Inc.
1
Legal Deals
Hogan Lovells
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 6 $2.9B
TOTAL $2.9B
Largest Centauri
$827M (2020-08-19)
sell # Total
< $100M 2 $47M
TOTAL $47M
Largest KBR Building Group LLC
$28M (2015-06-10)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
12%
2 (12%)
Strategic(s)
41%
7 (41%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
2 (100%)

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