Safran - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Safran M&A Summary

Safran has acquired 23 companies, including 2 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%).

Safran Business Overview

Where is Safran headquartered?

Safran is headquartered in Paris, France.

What is Safran’s revenue?

Safran disclosed revenue of 15,133M EUR for 2021 and 16,631M EUR for 2020.

How many employees does Safran have?

Safran has 78,900 employees.

What sector is Safran in?

Safran is an aerospace company.

When was Safran founded?

Safran was founded in 1924.

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 13
  • 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 ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 21 - 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 Sale
Dayton, Ohio · www.globe-motors.com
View All >>

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
Canaccord Genuity Corp.
1
The Chertoff Group
1
Lincoln International
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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