Safran Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

AerospaceCompany

Safran has acquired 23 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 5 assets.

Safran’s largest acquisition to date was in 2009, when it acquired GE Homeland Protection - General Electric for $580M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2016, when it sold Safran Identity & Security to Advent International for $2.7B. Safran has acquired in 5 different US states, and 7 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include aerospace (31%) and information technology (18%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity28
    • M&A Buy Activity23
    • M&A Sell Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 10
  • Total Countries Invested 7
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 14
  • M&A Advisors 3

Safran

Safran SA

2, Boulevard du General Martial Valin Cedex 15,
Paris, 75724
France,
+33 1 40 60 80 80
www.safran-group.com

Safran company operates in four segments: Aerospace Propulsion, Aircraft Equipment, Defence, and Security. Safran was founded in 1924 and is based in Paris, France.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 20 1 - - 1 1 23
vol $929M $929M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 5 - - - - - 5
vol $3.6B $3.6B
  28

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Aubert & Duval S.A. 2022-02-22 - Divestiture
Paris, France · www.aubertduval.com
Orolia SA 2021-12-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Les Ulis, France · www.orolia.com
Zodiac Aerospace SA 2018-10-19 - Merger
Plaisir, France · www.zodiacaerospace.com
Safran Identity & Security (Safran I&S) 2016-09-29 2.7B EUR Divestiture
Moulineaux, France · www.safran-identity-security.com
Morpho Detection, Inc. 2016-04-21 710M USD Divestiture
Newark, California
Airtag SA 2015-12-08 - Add-on Acquisition
Paris, France · www.airtag.com
Dictao Siege 2014-08-29 - Add-on Acquisition
Paris, France · www.dictao.com
APP Aerospace Propulsion Products B.V. 2014-05-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Klundert, Netherlands · www.appbv.nl
Eaton - Aerospace Power Distribution & Integrated Cockpit Business 2014-01-20 - Divestiture
, United States
Globe Motors, Inc. 2013-10-18 90M USD Stake Purchase
Dayton, Ohio · www.globe-motors.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Labinal Power Systems SA    - Sylea S.A. 2000-05-03 1
Blagnac, France · www.labinal-power.com Montigny-le-Bretonneux, France

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Aerospace 7 (30%) - - -
Information Technology 4 (17%) - 1 (20%) 2.7B (77%)
Electronics 2 (9%) - 1 (20%) 38M (1%)
Safety/Security 2 (9%) 580M (62%) 1 (20%) 710M (20%)
Software 2 (9%) - - -
Technology Hardware 2 (9%) - - -
Electrical Equipment - - 2 (40%) 90M (3%)
Business Services 1 (4%) - - -
Defense 1 (4%) - - -
Distribution 1 (4%) 349M (38%) - -
Metals/Mining 1 (4%) - - -
Total 23 $929M 5 $3.6B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
France 10 - 2 2.7B
United States 7 929M 3 838M
  California 2 - 1 710M
  Ohio 1 349M 1 90M
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
  Connecticut 1 - - -
  Illinois - - 1 38M
Netherlands 2 - - -
Brazil 1 - - -
Czech Republic 1 - - -
Singapore 1 - - -
Switzerland 1 - - -
Domestic 10 (43%) - 2 (40%) 2.7B (77%)
Cross-border 13 (57%) 929M (100%) 3 (60%) 838M (23%)
Total 23 $929M 5 $3.6B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Lincoln International
1
Canaccord Genuity Corp.
1
The Chertoff Group
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $929M
TOTAL $929M
Largest GE Homeland Protection - General Electric Co.
$580M (2009-04-24)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $2.7B
$100M to $1B 1 $710M
< $100M 2 $128M
TOTAL $3.6B
Largest Safran Identity & Security (Safran I&S)
$2.7B (2016-09-29)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
9%
2 (9%)
Strategic(s)
22%
5 (22%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
20%
1 (20%)
Strategic(s)
80%
4 (80%)

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