Rockwell Collins Acquisitions and Exits, 29 Deals Between 1999 and 2017
electronics Company

Rockwell Collins has acquired 26 companies of its own, including 5 in the last 5 years. A total of 5 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 assets.

Rockwell Collins’ largest acquisition to date was in 2016, when it acquired B/E Aerospace for $6.4B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2006, when it sold Teledyne Scientific & Imaging to Teledyne Technologies for $168M. Rockwell Collins has acquired in 10 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include aerospace (39%) and electronics (24%).

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Rockwell Collins, Inc.

400 Collins Road N.E.,
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52498
United States,
(319) 295-1000

Rockwell Collins, Inc. is a developer and deployment of innovative communication and aviation electronic solutions for both commercial and government applications. Our expertise in flight deck avionics, cabin electronics, mission communications, information management, and simulation and training is delivered by a global workforce, and a service and support network that crosses 27 countries. Rockwell Collins was founded in 1933 and is based in Cedar Rapids, lowa.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 21 2 2 1 - - 26
vol $2.1B $64M $6.4B $8.6B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 2 - - 1 - - 3
vol $168M $168M

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Largest B/E Aerospace, Inc.
$6.4B (2016-10-23)
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Largest Teledyne Scientific & Imaging LLC
$168M (2006-07-27)

Electronics M&A - Last 3 Years

Rockwell Collins was acquired by United Technologies on September 4, 2017.

When analyzing the electronics sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 66 electronics companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, and 5 have acquired at least 5 companies.

The most prolific strategic electronics acquirer over the past 3 years is Gentherm, with 1 acquisition. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the electronics sector over the past 3 years is Harbour Group with 1 platform acquisition.

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