TransDigm Group - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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TransDigm Group M&A Summary

TransDigm Group has acquired 33 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. A total of 12 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 7 assets.

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 2019, when it sold Souriau SAS to Eaton for $920M. TransDigm Group has acquired in 10 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include aerospace (66%) and defense (7%).

TransDigm Group Business Overview

Where is TransDigm Group headquartered?

TransDigm Group is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.

What is TransDigm Group’s revenue?

TransDigm Group disclosed revenue of 5,429M USD for 2022 and 4,798M USD for 2021.

How many employees does TransDigm Group have?

TransDigm Group has 14,200 employees.

What sector is TransDigm Group in?

TransDigm Group is an aerospace company.

When was TransDigm Group founded?

TransDigm Group was founded in 1993.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity36
    • M&A Buy Activity29
    • M&A Sell Activity7
  • Total Sectors Invested 9
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 25
  • M&A Advisors 6

TransDigm Group

TransDigm Group, Inc.

The Tower at Erieview Suite 3000 1301 East 9th Street,
Cleveland, Ohio 44114
United States,
(216) 706-2960
www.transdigm.com

TransDigm Group 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 was founded in 1983 and is based in Cleveland, Ohio.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 26 1 - 1 1 - 29
vol $10.2B $965M $360M $11.5B
Sell (0.8/yr) # 3 1 3 - - - 7
vol $1.2B $1.2B
  36

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Calspan Corp. 2023-03-14 - Add-on Acquisition
Buffalo, New York · www.calspan.com
DART Aerospace 2022-03-14 360M USD Add-on Acquisition
Saint-Laurent, Quebec · www.dartaerospace.com
Technical Airborne Components Industries Sprl 2021-04-13 - Divestiture
Milmort, Belgium · www.tecairco.be
ScioTeq 2021-03-02 - Divestiture
Kortrijk, Belgium · www.scioteq.com
Treality SVS LLC 2021-03-02 - Divestiture
Xenia, Ohio · www.trealitysvs.com
Chelton Ltd. 2020-11-24 965M USD Add-on Acquisition
Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom · www.cobhamerospaceconnectivity.com
Avista, Inc. 2020-11-18 - Divestiture
Platteville, Wisconsin · www.avistainc.com
Souriau SAS 2019-07-22 920M USD Divestiture
Versailles, Pennsylvania · www.souriau.com
Esterline Technologies Corp. 2018-10-10 4.0B USD Add-on Acquisition
Bellevue, Washington · www.esterline.com
Skandia, Inc. 2018-07-13 84M USD Add-on Acquisition
Davis Junction, Illinois · www.skandiaupholsterysupplies.com
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Young & Franklin, Inc. 2016-09-06 Tactair Fluid Controls, Inc. 2016-09-06 1
Liverpool, New York · www.yf.com Liverpool, New York · www.tactair.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Aerospace 19 (66%) 8.5B (74%) 2 (29%) 240M (21%)
Electrical Equipment 1 (3%) - 3 (43%) 920M (79%)
Safety/Security 2 (7%) 750M (7%) 1 (14%) -
Defense 2 (7%) 250M (2%) - -
Automotive 1 (3%) - - -
Consumer Products 1 (3%) 75M (1%) - -
Electronics 1 (3%) 1.0B (9%) - -
Machinery 1 (3%) - - -
Technology Hardware 1 (3%) 965M (8%) - -
Software - - 1 (14%) -
Total 29 $11.5B 7 $1.2B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 22 10.0B 3 240M
  New York 5 1.0B - -
  Ohio 2 324M 2 240M
  Florida 3 564M - -
  California 3 1.6B - -
  New Jersey 2 456M - -
  Illinois 1 84M - -
  Georgia 1 496M - -
  Arizona 1 750M - -
  Washington 1 4.0B - -
  Wisconsin - - 1 -
Germany 4 122M 1 -
Belgium - - 2 -
Canada 1 360M - -
  Quebec 1 360M - -
Denmark 1 - - -
France - - 1 920M
  Pennsylvania - - 1 920M
United Kingdom 1 965M - -
Domestic 22 (76%) 10.0B (87%) 3 (43%) 240M (21%)
Cross-border 7 (24%) 1.4B (13%) 4 (57%) 920M (79%)
Total 29 $11.5B 7 $1.2B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
UBS Investment Bank
1
Morgan Stanley
1
Seabury Capital LLC (Seabury Group)
1
Legal Deals
BakerHostetler
7
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 3 $6.3B
$100M to $1B 10 $4.9B
< $100M 6 $330M
TOTAL $11.5B
Largest Esterline Technologies Corp.
$4.0B (2018-10-10)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $1.2B
TOTAL $1.2B
Largest Souriau SAS
$920M (2019-07-22)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
28%
8 (28%)
Strategic(s)
38%
11 (38%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
57%
4 (57%)
Strategic(s)
43%
3 (43%)

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