Northrop Grumman Acquisitions and Exits, 33 Deals Between 1994 and 2017
aerospace Company

Northrop Grumman has acquired 20 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 5 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 13 assets.

Northrop Grumman’s largest acquisition to date was in 2017, when it acquired Orbital ATK for $9.2B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2009, when it sold TASC to General Atlantic for $1.7B. Northrop Grumman has acquired in 6 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include aerospace (35%) and information technology (20%).

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Northrop Grumman Corp.

2980 Fairview Park Drive,
Falls Church, Virginia 22042
United States,
(703) 280-2900

Northrop Grumman Corporation provides technologically advanced, innovative products, services, and integrated solutions in aerospace, electronics, information and services to our global customers. Northrop Grumman participates in many high-priority defense and government services technology programs in the United States and abroad as a prime contractor, principal subcontractor, partner, or preferred supplier. The Company conducts most of its business with the U.S. Government, principally the Department of Defense (DoD) and intelligence community. Northrop Grumman also conducts business with local, state, and foreign governments and domestic and international commercial customers. Northrop Grumman was formed in 1939 and is based in Falls Church, Virginia.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 19 - - 1 - - 20
vol $17.4B $9.2B $26.6B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 12 - - 1 - - 13
vol $2.8B $2.8B

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Largest Orbital ATK, Inc.
$9.2B (2017-09-18)
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Largest TASC, Inc.
$1.7B (2009-11-08)

Aerospace M&A - Last 3 Years

When analyzing the aerospace sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 74 aerospace companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, and 5 have acquired at least 5 companies.

The most prolific strategic aerospace acquirer over the past 3 years is TransDigm Group, with 5 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the aerospace sector over the past 3 years is Liberty Hall Capital Partners with 5 platform acquisitions.

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