M&A Deal Summary

Ultra Electronics Acquires Weed Instrument

On November 13, 2008, Ultra Electronics acquired technology hardware company Weed Instrument for 32M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Ultra Electronics’ 10th transaction in the Technology Hardware sector.
  • This is Ultra Electronics’ 12th largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Ultra Electronics’ 10th transaction in the United States.
  • This is Ultra Electronics’ 1st transaction in Texas.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2008-11-13
Target Weed Instrument
Sector Technology Hardware
Buyer(s) Ultra Electronics
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 32M USD

Target

Weed Instrument

Round Rock, Texas, United States
Weed Instrument Co., Inc. is a designs and manufactures high integrity instrumentation for the civil nuclear and other industries.

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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 20 of 38
Sector (Technology Hardware) 10 of 17
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 13 of 29
State (Texas) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 10 of 18
Year (2008) 4 of 5
Size (of disclosed) 12 of 35
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2008-09-01 AudioSoft

Cirencester, United Kingdom

AudioSoft Ltd. is a provider of data recording and analysis solutions that allow organisations to record, preserve and rapidly to locate important information. AudioSoft’s systems are used in a wide variety of markets including defence, air traffic control, law enforcement, emergency services, court rooms and national security.

Buy £5M
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2008-12-15 Siemens Radmon

Poole, United Kingdom

Siemens Radmon is a provider of neutron and radioactive detection sensors and systems to military and civil customers.

Buy £5M