Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Defense Company

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions has acquired 12 companies. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions’ largest acquisition to date was in 2011, when it acquired Herley Industries for $270M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2015, when it sold Kratos Defense & Security Solutions - Electronic Products Division to Ultra Electronics Holdings for $265M. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions has acquired in 7 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include aerospace (20%) and defense (20%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity12
    • M&A Buy Activity10
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 8
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 5
  • M&A Advisors 3

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc.

10680 Treena Street Suite 600,
San Diego, California 92131
United States,
(858) 812-7300
www.kratosdefense.com

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. is a specialized technology focused security business providing mission critical products, solutions and services for domestic and international customers. The Company designs, engineers and manufactures specialized electronic products, components, subsystems and systems for intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR), electronic attack, electronic warfare, radar, and missile system platforms; integrated product, software and technology solutions for satellite communications; products and solutions for unmanned systems; products and services related to cybersecurity and cyberwarfare; products and solutions for ballistic missile defense; weapons systems trainers; advanced network engineering and information technology services; weapons systems lifecycle support and sustainment; military weapon range operations and technical services; and public safety, critical infrastructure security and surveillance systems. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions was formed in 1994 and is based in San Diego, California.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 10 - - - - - 10
vol $427M $427M
Sell (0.2/yr) # 1 - - 1 - - 2
vol $265M $69M $334M
  12

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions - Kratos Public Safety and Security 2018-02-28 69M USD Divestiture
San Diego, California
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions - Electronic Products Division 2015-08-24 265M USD Divestiture
, Massachusetts
Composite Engineering, Inc. 2012-05-08 - Add-on Acquisition
Sacramento, California · www.cei.to
SecureInfo Corp. 2011-11-15 18M USD Add-on Acquisition
Chantilly, Virginia · www.secureinfo.com
Integral Systems, Inc. 2011-07-28 - Add-on Acquisition
, United States
Herley Industries, Inc. 2011-02-07 270M USD Add-on Acquisition
Lancaster, Pennsylvania · www.herley.com
Henry Bros. Electronics, Inc. 2010-12-15 - Add-on Acquisition
Fair Lawn, New Jersey · www.hbe-inc.com
DEI Services Corp. 2010-08-11 6M USD Add-on Acquisition
Winter Park, Florida · www.deicorp.net
Gichner Systems Group, Inc. 2010-05-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Dallastown, Pennsylvania · www.gichnersystemsgroup.com
Gichner Shelter Systems, Inc. 2010-05-10 133M USD Add-on Acquisition
Dallastown, Pennsylvania · www.gichner.us
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Gichner Systems Group, Inc. 2010-05-19 SCT Acquisition LLC (dba Southside Container & Trailer) 2010-12-07 1
Dallastown, Pennsylvania · www.gichnersystemsgroup.com Walterboro, South Carolina · www.southsidecontainer.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Aerospace 2 (20%) - - -
Defense 2 (20%) 276M (65%) - -
Electronics 1 (10%) - 1 (50%) 265M (79%)
Building Materials 1 (10%) 133M (31%) - -
Business Services 1 (10%) - - -
Information Technology 1 (10%) 18M (4%) - -
Internet Software and Services 1 (10%) - - -
Software 1 (10%) - - -
Safety/Security - - 1 (50%) 69M (21%)
Total 10 $427M 2 $334M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 10 427M 2 334M
  Pennsylvania 3 403M - -
  Virginia 2 18M - -
  California 1 - 1 69M
  New Jersey 1 - - -
  Indiana 1 - - -
  Florida 1 6M - -
  Massachusetts - - 1 265M
Total 10 $427M 2 $334M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
B. Riley FBR, Inc.
2
Oppenheimer & Co.
1
Jefferies LLC
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $403M
< $100M 2 $24M
TOTAL $427M
Largest Herley Industries, Inc.
$270M (2011-02-07)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $265M
< $100M 1 $69M
TOTAL $334M
Largest Kratos Defense & Security Solutions - Electronic Products Division
$265M (2015-08-24)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
3 100%
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
2 100%

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