The Boeing Co.

100 North Riverside Plaza,
Chicago, Illinois 60606
United States,
(312) 544-2000
www.boeing.com

The Boeing Company is a global aerospace company that operates in five principal segments. These segments include Commercial Airplanes; Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) which comprises of Boeing Military Aircraft (BMA), Network & Space Systems (N&SS) and Global Services & Support (GS&S); and Boeing Capital Corporation (BCC). The Company's other business includes the activities of Engineering, Operations & Technology (EO&T) and Shared Services Group (SSG). EO&T provides Boeing with technical and functional capabilities, including information technology, research and development, test and evaluation, technology strategy development, environmental remediation management and intellectual property management. The Boeing Company was formed in 1916 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (1.4/yr) # 18 1 3 2 1 - 25
vol $24.1B $25M $24.1B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 4 - - 1 - - 5
vol $375M $375M
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Largest McDonnell Douglas Corp.
$13.3B (1996-12-16)
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Largest Spirit AeroSystems, Inc.
$375M (2005-08-16)

According to our data here at Mergr, The Boeing has acquired 25 companies, including 8 in the last 5 years. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 5 assets.

The Boeing’s largest acquisition to date was in 1996, when it acquired McDonnell Douglas for $13.3B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2005, when it sold Spirit AeroSystems to Onex Partners for $375M. The Boeing has acquired in 9 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include software (32%) and aerospace (24%).

When analyzing the aerospace sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 96 aerospace companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 4 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 1 has acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic aerospace acquirer over the past 3 years is TransDigm Group, with 7 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the aerospace sector over the past 3 years is Liberty Hall Capital Partners LP with 4 platform acquisitions.

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