Leonardo Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

AerospaceCompany

Leonardo has acquired 8 companies, including 4 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 4 assets.

Leonardo’s largest acquisition to date was in 2017, when it acquired Daylight Solutions for $150M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2013, when it sold Ansaldo Energia Group to CDP Equity for $872M. Leonardo has acquired in 1 US state, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include aerospace (25%) and electrical equipment (13%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity12
    • M&A Buy Activity8
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 7
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 5
  • M&A Advisors 5

Leonardo

Leonardo S.p.a.

Piazza Monte Grappa n. 4,
Rome, 00195
Italy,
+39 06 324731
www.leonardocompany.com

Leonardo is the first Italian industrial group , leader in the field of high technologies and ranks among the top ten in the world in the aerospace, defense and security. Leonardo was founded in 1948 and is based in Rome, Italy.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 4 1 - - - 3 8
vol $150M $150M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 4 - - - - - 4
vol $872M $872M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Alea Srl 2021-06-08 - Stake Purchase
Pordenone, Italy · www.aleagames.com
Hensoldt AG 2021-04-24 - Stake Purchase
Taufkirchen, Germany · www.hensoldt.net
GEM elettronica Srl 2021-04-21 - Stake Purchase
San Benedetto del Tronto, Italy · www.gemrad.com
Daylight Solutions, Inc. 2017-03-07 150M USD Add-on Acquisition
San Diego, California · www.daylightsolutions.com
DRS Environmental Systems, Inc. 2016-12-15 - Divestiture
Arlington, Virginia · www.drs.com
AnsaldoBreda S.p.A. 2015-02-24 - Divestiture
Napoli, Italy · www.ansaldobreda.it
Ansaldo STS S.p.A. 2015-02-24 - Stake Purchase
Genoa, Italy · www.ansaldo-sts.com
Ansaldo Energia Group 2013-10-04 872M EUR Secondary Buyout
Genova, Italy · www.ansaldoenergia.com
Ansaldo Energia Group 2011-03-09 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Genova, Italy · www.ansaldoenergia.com
Ansaldo STS S.p.A. 2006-03-29 - PIPE
Genoa, Italy · www.ansaldo-sts.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Selex Galileo, Inc.    - Selex Galileo, Inc. - Avionics System Integration (ASI) 2016-05-10 1
Arlington, Virginia · www.selexgalileo.com , United States

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Aerospace 2 (25%) - - -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (13%) - 1 (25%) 872M (100%)
Information Technology 1 (13%) - 1 (25%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (13%) - - -
Semiconductors 1 (13%) - - -
Software 1 (13%) - - -
Test/Measurement Equipment 1 (13%) 150M (100%) - -
Defense - - 1 (25%) -
Machinery - - 1 (25%) -
Total 8 $150M 4 $872M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Italy 6 - 3 872M
United States 1 150M 1 -
  California 1 150M - -
  Virginia - - 1 -
Germany 1 - - -
Domestic 6 (75%) - 3 (75%) 872M (100%)
Cross-border 2 (25%) 150M (100%) 1 (25%) -
Total 8 $150M 4 $872M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
UBS Investment Bank
3
Mediobanca S.p.A.
2
Deutsche Bank Corporate & Investment Banking
1
Legal Deals
Grimaldi Studio Legale
2
Clifford Chance LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $150M
TOTAL $150M
Largest Daylight Solutions, Inc.
$150M (2017-03-07)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $872M
TOTAL $872M
Largest Ansaldo Energia Group
$872M (2013-10-04)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
13%
1 (13%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
25%
1 (25%)
Strategic(s)
75%
3 (75%)

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