Thales SA Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Safety/security Company

Thales SA has acquired 13 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 6 assets.

Thales SA’s largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired LiveTV for $400M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2005, when it sold Qioptiq Group to Candover Investments for $248M. Thales SA has acquired in 5 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include aerospace (24%) and electrical equipment (24%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity19
    • M&A Buy Activity13
    • M&A Sell Activity6
  • Total Sectors Invested 8
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 13
  • M&A Advisors 1

Thales SA

Tour Carpe Diem Place des Corolles Esplanade Nord,
Courbevoie, 92200
France,
33 1 57 77 80 00
www.thalesgroup.com

Thales SA is a provider of integrated solutions and equipment of security systems primarily to the aerospace and defense markets. Thales was formed in 1893 and is based in Courbevoie, France.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 10 1 1 - - 1 13
vol $478M $478M
Sell (0.4/yr) # 4 - 1 1 - - 6
vol $379M $379M
  19

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Moog, Inc. - Navigation Aid Business 2021-06-29 - Divestiture
Salt Lake City, Utah
nCipher Security 2019-02-22 - Divestiture
Cambridge, United Kingdom · www.ncipher.com
Gemalto NV 2018-12-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Meudon, France · www.gemalto.com
Thales Calibration Services 2018-08-13 - Divestiture
Melbourne, Australia
Aveillant Ltd. 2017-11-28 - Add-on Acquisition
Cambridge, United Kingdom · www.aveillant.com
Amper Programas De Electronica Y Comunicaciones, S.A. 2014-08-05 - Stake Purchase
Getafe, Spain
LiveTV LLC 2014-06-10 400M USD Add-on Acquisition
Melbourne, Florida · www.livetv.net
Cohort - Systems Engineering & Assessment Limited 2014-06-09 - Divestiture
, United States
Visionix, Inc. 2012-11-05 - Divestiture
Aurora, Illinois
InterSense LLC 2012-11-05 - Divestiture
Billerica, Massachusetts · www.intersense.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Gemalto NV 2018-12-17 Trustonic Ltd. 2020-02-24 1
Meudon, France · www.gemalto.com Cambridge, United Kingdom · www.trustonic.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Aerospace 3 (23%) - - -
Electrical Equipment 3 (23%) 400M (84%) - -
Technology Hardware 2 (15%) - 1 (17%) -
Electronics 1 (8%) - 1 (17%) -
Information Technology 1 (8%) - 1 (17%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment - - 2 (33%) 131M (35%)
Defense 1 (8%) - - -
Internet Software and Services 1 (8%) 78M (16%) - -
Medical Products 1 (8%) - - -
Manufacturing - - 1 (17%) 248M (65%)
Total 13 $478M 6 $379M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 5 400M 1 131M
  Utah 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
  Florida 1 400M - -
  California - - 1 131M
France 3 - 1 -
United Kingdom 2 78M 1 -
Spain 2 - - -
Australia - - 1 -
Germany - - 1 -
Israel 1 - - -
Luxembourg - - 1 248M
Domestic 3 (23%) - 1 (17%) -
Cross-border 10 (77%) 478M (100%) 5 (83%) 379M (100%)
Total 13 $478M 6 $379M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Mummert & Company Corporate Finance GmbH
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $400M
< $100M 1 $78M
TOTAL $478M
Largest LiveTV LLC
$400M (2014-06-10)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $379M
TOTAL $379M
Largest Qioptiq Group
$248M (2005-12-01)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
38%
5 (38%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
67%
4 (67%)
Strategic(s)
33%
2 (33%)

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