Motorola Solutions - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Motorola Solutions M&A Summary

Motorola Solutions has acquired 40 companies, including 18 in the last 5 years. A total of 6 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 4 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 15 different US states, and 7 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include communications (24%) and technology hardware (21%).

Motorola Solutions Business Overview

Where is Motorola Solutions headquartered?

Motorola Solutions is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

What is Motorola Solutions’ revenue?

Motorola Solutions disclosed revenue of 9,112M USD for 2022 and 8,171M USD for 2021.

How many employees does Motorola Solutions have?

Motorola Solutions has 20,000 employees.

What sector is Motorola Solutions in?

Motorola Solutions is a technology hardware company.

When was Motorola Solutions founded?

Motorola Solutions was founded in 1928.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity43
    • M&A Buy Activity39
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 7
  • Total Countries Invested 7
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 13
  • M&A Advisors 4

Motorola Solutions

Motorola Solutions, Inc.

500 West Monroe Street Suite 4400,
Chicago, Illinois 60661
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 founded in 1928 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (2.8/yr) # 25 3 3 6 1 1 39
vol $2.9B $110M $3.1B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 4 - - - - - 4
vol $4.5B $4.5B
  43

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Silent Sentinel Ltd. 2024-02-14 - Add-on Acquisition
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom · www.silentsentinel.com
IPVideo Corp. 2023-12-18 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.ipvideocorp.com
Rave Wireless, Inc. 2022-12-14 - Add-on Acquisition
Framingham, Massachusetts · www.ravemobilesafety.com
Futurecom Systems Group ULC 2022-10-25 - Add-on Acquisition
Concord, Ontario · www.futurecom.com
Videotec S.p.A. 2022-05-12 - Add-on Acquisition
Schio, Italy · www.videotec.com
Calipsa, Inc. 2022-04-19 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.calipsa.io
Tetra Ireland Communications Ltd. 2022-03-23 - Add-on Acquisition
Dublin, Ireland · www.tetraireland.ie
Ava Security Ltd. 2022-03-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Uxbridge, United Kingdom · www.avasecurity.com
911 Datamaster, Inc. 2021-12-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Overland Park, Kansas · www.911datamaster.com
Envysion, Inc. 2021-11-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Superior, Colorado · www.envysion.com
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
IPVideo Corp.    - VuroAI 2022-12-12 1
New York, New York · www.ipvideocorp.com New York, New York · www.vuroai.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Technology Hardware 8 (21%) 200M (7%) 3 (75%) 1.0B (22%)
Communications 9 (23%) 1.3B (43%) - -
Software 8 (21%) - - -
Internet Software and Services 7 (18%) - - -
Information Technology 4 (10%) 1.4B (47%) 1 (25%) 3.5B (78%)
Electronics 2 (5%) 110M (4%) - -
Business Services 1 (3%) - - -
Total 39 $3.1B 4 $4.5B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 28 794M 4 4.5B
  California 7 110M - -
  Texas 3 445M - -
  New York 3 - - -
  Massachusetts 2 - 1 -
  Illinois 1 - 2 3.5B
  Utah 2 - - -
  Florida 2 - - -
  Washington 1 - - -
  South Carolina 1 - - -
  Oregon 1 39M - -
  Maryland 1 - - -
  Kansas 1 - - -
  Colorado 1 - - -
  Alabama 1 - - -
United Kingdom 5 1.3B - -
Canada 2 1.0B - -
  Ontario 1 - - -
  British Columbia 1 1.0B - -
Australia 1 - - -
Chile 1 - - -
Ireland 1 - - -
Italy 1 - - -
Domestic 28 (72%) 794M (26%) 4 (100%) 4.5B (100%)
Cross-border 11 (28%) 2.3B (74%) - -
Total 39 $3.1B 4 $4.5B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Goldman Sachs
2
J.P. Morgan Securities
1
Legal Deals
Winston & Strawn
1
Clifford Chance
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $2.3B
$100M to $1B 3 $755M
< $100M 1 $39M
TOTAL $3.1B
Largest Airwave Solutions Ltd.
$1.3B (2015-12-03)
sell # Total
> $1B 2 $4.5B
TOTAL $4.5B
Largest Motorola Solutions - Enterprise Business
$3.5B (2014-04-15)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
13%
5 (13%)
Strategic(s)
5%
2 (5%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
25%
1 (25%)
Strategic(s)
75%
3 (75%)

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