Ultra Electronics Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Ultra Electronics has acquired 38 companies. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 assets.

Ultra Electronics’ largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired Kratos Defense & Security Solutions - Electronic Products Division for $265M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2016, when it sold Magicard to Lloyds TSB Development Capital for $38M. Ultra Electronics has acquired in 11 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include technology hardware (45%) and information technology (14%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity41
    • M&A Buy Activity38
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 10
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 12

Ultra Electronics

Ultra Electronics Holdings plc

35 Portman Square,
London, W1H 6LR
United Kingdom,
+44 (0) 20 8813 4321
www.ultra.group

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.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 38 - - - - - 38
vol $1.2B $1.2B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 1 1 1 - - - 3
vol $38M $38M
  41

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Adaptive Energy LLC 2019-01-14 - Divestiture
Ann Arbor, Michigan · www.adaptiveenergyllc.com
Ultra Electronics Airport Systems 2018-11-02 - Divestiture
Newtown, Connecticut · www.ultra-as.com
Magicard Ltd. 2016-05-27 38M GBP Divestiture
Dorset, United Kingdom · www.magicard.com
Furnace Parts LLC 2015-10-14 12M USD Add-on Acquisition
Cleveland, Ohio · www.furnacepartsllc.com
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions - Electronic Products Division 2015-08-24 265M USD Divestiture
, Massachusetts
Lab Impex Systems Ltd. 2014-06-16 5M GBP Add-on Acquisition
Poole, United Kingdom · www.labimpex.com
Forensic Technology WAI, Inc. 2014-05-14 71M CAD Add-on Acquisition
Cote St-Luc, Quebec · www.forensictechnologyinc.com
Ice Corp. 2014-05-06 9M USD Add-on Acquisition
Manhattan, Kansas · www.ice-ks.com
3Phoenix, Inc. 2014-02-19 70M USD Add-on Acquisition
Chantilly, Virginia · www.3phoenix.com
W&D Holdings Ltd. 2013-10-28 9M GBP Add-on Acquisition
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Ultra Electronics Defense, Inc.    - DGT Holdings - Power Conversion Business 2012-06-06 1
Austin, Texas , United States

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Technology Hardware 17 (45%) 468M (40%) - -
Information Technology 5 (13%) 208M (18%) 1 (33%) -
Software 4 (11%) 82M (7%) - -
Aerospace 3 (8%) 33M (3%) - -
Defense 2 (5%) 31M (3%) - -
Electrical Equipment 2 (5%) 25M (2%) - -
Electronics 2 (5%) 305M (26%) - -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (3%) 2M (< 1%) 1 (33%) -
Apparel/Textiles 1 (3%) - - -
Test/Measurement Equipment 1 (3%) 4M (< 1%) - -
Safety/Security - - 1 (33%) 38M (100%)
Total 38 $1.2B 3 $38M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 18 740M 2 -
  New York 3 27M - -
  Massachusetts 3 297M - -
  Connecticut 2 80M 1 -
  Ohio 2 72M - -
  Maryland 2 28M - -
  West Virginia 1 50M - -
  Virginia 1 70M - -
  Texas 1 32M - -
  Kansas 1 9M - -
  Florida 1 77M - -
  California 1 - - -
  Michigan - - 1 -
United Kingdom 14 265M 1 38M
Canada 4 134M - -
  Quebec 2 112M - -
  Ontario 1 - - -
  Nova Scotia 1 22M - -
Australia 1 12M - -
France 1 6M - -
Domestic 14 (37%) 265M (23%) 1 (33%) 38M (100%)
Cross-border 24 (63%) 891M (77%) 2 (67%) -
Total 38 $1.2B 3 $38M

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $265M
< $100M 34 $891M
TOTAL $1.2B
Largest Kratos Defense & Security Solutions - Electronic Products Division
$265M (2015-08-24)
sell # Total
< $100M 1 $38M
TOTAL $38M
Largest Magicard Ltd.
$38M (2016-05-27)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
3%
1 (3%)
Strategic(s)
24%
9 (24%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
67%
2 (67%)
Strategic(s)
33%
1 (33%)

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