Rockwell Collins Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity29
    • M&A Buy Activity26
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 8
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 15
  • M&A Advisors 3

Rockwell Collins, Inc.

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

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 ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 23 2 1 - - - 26
vol $2.2B $6.4B $8.6B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 2 - 1 - - - 3
vol $168M $168M
  29

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Wilkens Weather Technologies LP 2017-09-29 - Divestiture
Houston, Texas · www.wilkensweather.com
Pulse.Aero Ltd. 2017-01-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Hove, United Kingdom · www.pulse.aero
B/E Aerospace, Inc. 2016-10-23 6.4B USD Add-on Acquisition
Wellington, Florida · www.beaerospace.com
Christie Digital Systems - Matrix Series Projector Product Lines 2016-02-25 - Divestiture
, United States
International Communications Group, Inc. 2015-08-06 64M USD Add-on Acquisition
Newport News, Virginia · www.icg.aero
Pacific Avionics Pty. Ltd. 2015-03-23 - Add-on Acquisition
Bankstown, Australia · www.pacificavionics.com.au
ARINC, Inc. 2013-12-23 1.4B USD Add-on Acquisition
Annapolis, Maryland · www.arinc.com
Kaiser Optical Systems, Inc. 2013-08-30 - Divestiture
Ann Arbor, Michigan · www.kosi.com
Computing Technologies For Aviation, Inc. 2011-01-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Charlottesville, Virginia
Blue Ridge Simulation, Inc. 2010-12-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Leesburg, Virginia
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Aerospace 10 (38%) 6.8B (79%) - -
Electronics 6 (23%) 38M (< 1%) 2 (67%) 168M (100%)
Technology Hardware 3 (12%) 130M (2%) - -
Communications 2 (8%) 1.5B (17%) - -
Software 2 (8%) 19M (< 1%) - -
Consumer Services 1 (4%) 72M (1%) - -
Defense 1 (4%) 23M (< 1%) - -
Safety/Security 1 (4%) 77M (1%) - -
Business Services - - 1 (33%) -
Total 26 $8.6B 3 $168M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 20 8.4B 3 168M
  Virginia 6 227M - -
  California 4 179M 1 168M
  Texas 2 - 1 -
  Maryland 2 1.4B - -
  Michigan 1 - 1 -
  Utah 1 72M - -
  Iowa 1 - - -
  Georgia 1 130M - -
  Florida 1 6.4B - -
United Kingdom 3 77M - -
Australia 1 - - -
Canada 1 - - -
Germany 1 94M - -
Domestic 20 (77%) 8.4B (98%) 3 (100%) 168M (100%)
Cross-border 6 (23%) 171M (2%) - -
Total 26 $8.6B 3 $168M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Citigroup Investment Banking
1
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
1
Legal Deals
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $7.8B
$100M to $1B 3 $415M
< $100M 7 $386M
TOTAL $8.6B
Largest B/E Aerospace, Inc.
$6.4B (2016-10-23)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $168M
TOTAL $168M
Largest Teledyne Scientific & Imaging LLC
$168M (2006-07-27)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
45%
5 45%
Strategic(s)
55%
6 55%
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
3 100%

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