Motorola Solutions, Inc.

1303 East Algonquin Road,
Schaumburg, Illinois 60196
United States,
(847) 576-5000
www.motorolasolutions.com

Motorola Solutions designs, manufactures, and sells communications infrastructure, devices, system software and applications, and provides services associated with their use. The Company's products and services are designed to help government and enterprise customers improve their operations through increased effectiveness and efficiency of their mobile workforce and can be found in a wide range of workplaces. Motorola Solutions was established in 2011 and is based in Schaumburg, Illinois.

M&A Summary

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (2.4/yr) # 8 - 1 5 3 3 20
vol $239M $1.3B $1.5B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 2 - 1 - - - 3
vol $1.0B $3.5B $4.5B
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Largest Airwave Solutions Ltd.
$1.3B (2015-12-03)
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Largest Motorola Solutions - Enterprise Business
$3.5B (2014-04-15)

According to our data here at Mergr, Motorola Solutions has acquired 21 companies, including 12 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 assets.

Motorola Solutions’ largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired Airwave Solutions for $1.3B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2014, when it sold Motorola Solutions - Enterprise Business to Zebra Technologies for $3.5B. Motorola Solutions has acquired in 11 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include communications (30%) and software (25%).

When analyzing the technology hardware sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 242 technology hardware companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 15 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 6 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic technology hardware acquirer over the past 3 years is Apogee, with 6 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the technology hardware sector over the past 3 years is H.I.G. Capital with 4 platform acquisitions.

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