KBR - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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KBR M&A Summary

KBR has acquired 20 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 8 different US states, and 8 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include construction (27%) and information technology (22%).

KBR Business Overview

Where is KBR headquartered?

KBR is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

What is KBR’s revenue?

KBR disclosed revenue of 6,564M USD for 2022 and 7,339M USD for 2021.

How many employees does KBR have?

KBR has 30,000 employees.

What sector is KBR in?

KBR is an engineering company.

When was KBR founded?

KBR was founded in 1901.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity21
    • M&A Buy Activity19
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 9
  • 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 1901 and is based in Houston, Texas.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 15 1 1 1 1 - 19
vol $1.7B $827M $400M $115M $3.0B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $47M $47M
  21

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Acetica 2023-03-23 - Add-on Acquisition
, United States
Vima Consultancy Ltd. 2022-06-15 115M GBP Add-on Acquisition
Bristol, United Kingdom · vima-group.co.uk
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
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Construction 5 (26%) 830M (27%) 1 (50%) 28M (60%)
Information Technology 4 (21%) 1.7B (56%) - -
Business Services 3 (16%) 515M (17%) - -
Engineering 2 (11%) - 1 (50%) 19M (40%)
Aerospace 1 (5%) - - -
Chemicals 1 (5%) - - -
Machinery 1 (5%) - - -
Oil/Gas Exploration 1 (5%) - - -
Software 1 (5%) - - -
Total 19 $3.0B 2 $47M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 9 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
United Kingdom 3 515M - -
Australia 2 - - -
Canada 1 - - -
  Ontario 1 - - -
Finland 1 - - -
Germany 1 - - -
Russia 1 - - -
Sweden 1 - - -
Domestic 9 (47%) 2.5B (83%) 2 (100%) 47M (100%)
Cross-border 10 (53%) 515M (17%) - -
Total 19 $3.0B 2 $47M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
BofA Securities
1
Seale & Associates, Inc.
1
Citizens Capital Markets, Inc.
1
Legal Deals
Hogan Lovells
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 7 $3.0B
TOTAL $3.0B
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)
11%
2 (11%)
Strategic(s)
37%
7 (37%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
2 (100%)

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