M&A Deal Summary

Ultra Electronics Acquires Giga Communications

On May 30, 2012, Ultra Electronics acquired technology hardware company Giga Communications for 12M GBP

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Ultra Electronics’ 12th transaction in the Technology Hardware sector.
  • This is Ultra Electronics’ 18th largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Ultra Electronics’ 10th transaction in the United Kingdom.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2012-05-30
Target Giga Communications
Sector Technology Hardware
Buyer(s) Ultra Electronics
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 12M GBP

Target

Giga Communications

Tring, United Kingdom
Giga Communications Ltd. is a develops, manufactures, sells and supports fixed, mobile and transportable satellite earth stations.

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Buyer

Ultra Electronics

London, United Kingdom

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Category Company
Founded 1993
Sector Electronics
Employees4,253
Revenue 860M GBP (2020)
DESCRIPTION

Ultra Electronics is a provider of specialist capabilities, generating highly-differentiated solutions and products in the defense & aerospace, security & cyber, transport and energy markets, by applying electronic and software technologies in demanding and critical environments to meet customer needs. Ultra Electronics Holdings was founded in 1993 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 28 of 38
Sector (Technology Hardware) 12 of 17
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 21 of 29
Country (United Kingdom) 10 of 14
Year (2012) 1 of 3
Size (of disclosed) 18 of 35
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2011-12-05 S.O.Tech / Special Operations Technologies

Carson, California, United States

S.O.Tech has been manufacturing nylon tactical gear that's literally "Built to Survive the Worlds Worst".

Buy -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2012-06-27 Barron McCann Technology

Letchworth, United Kingdom

Barron McCann Technology Ltd. is a provider of payment processing and information security services.

Buy £12M