TransDigm Group Acquisitions and Exits, 27 Deals Between 2005 and 2018
aerospace Company

TransDigm Group has acquired 30 companies, including 18 in the last 5 years. A total of 11 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

TransDigm Group’s largest acquisition to date was in 2018, when it acquired Esterline Technologies for $4.0B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2011, when it sold TransDigm Aerospace Fastener Business to Alcoa Fastening Systems for $240M. TransDigm Group has acquired in 9 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include aerospace (66%) and defense (8%).

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TransDigm Group, Inc.

1301 East 9th Street, Suite 3000,
Cleveland, Ohio 44114
United States,
(216) 706-2960

TransDigm Group, Inc. is a designer, producer and supplier of highly engineered aircraft components for use on nearly all commercial and military aircraft platforms. TransDigm's major product lines include pumps, ignition system components, mechanical controls and actuators, engineered connectors, NiCad batteries and chargers, lavatory components and overhead bin latches. TransDigm Group, Inc. was established in 1983 and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (3.4/yr) # 9 1 7 3 2 4 26
vol $2.6B $47M $1.8B $1.0B $4.7B $10.2B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $240M $240M

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Largest Esterline Technologies Corp.
$4.0B (2018-10-10)
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Largest TransDigm Aerospace Fastener Business
$240M (2011-01-31)

Aerospace M&A - Last 3 Years

When analyzing the aerospace sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 83 aerospace companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, and 4 have acquired at least 5 companies.

The most prolific strategic aerospace acquirer over the past 3 years is TransDigm Group, with 5 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the aerospace sector over the past 3 years is Liberty Hall Capital Partners with 5 platform acquisitions.

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