Ultra Electronics Holdings Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Electronics Company

Ultra Electronics Holdings has acquired 38 companies of its own. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Ultra Electronics Holdings’ 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 Holdings 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 Activity40
    • M&A Buy Activity38
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 10
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 11

Ultra Electronics Holdings plc

417 Bridport Road,
Greenford, UB6 8UA
United Kingdom,
+44 (0) 20 8813 4321
www.ultra-electronics.com

Ultra Electronics Holdings plc 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.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 38 - - - - - 38
vol $1.2B $1.2B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 1 - 1 - - - 2
vol $38M $38M
  40

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
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.ultraid.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
Varisys Ltd. 2013-06-03 25M GBP Add-on Acquisition
High Wycombe, United Kingdom · www.varisys.co.uk
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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 (50%) -
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%) - -
Apparel/Textiles 1 (3%) - - -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (3%) 2M (< 1%) - -
Test/Measurement Equipment 1 (3%) 4M (< 1%) - -
Safety/Security - - 1 (50%) 38M (100%)
Total 38 $1.2B 2 $38M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 18 740M 1 -
  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 - - -
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 (50%) 38M (100%)
Cross-border 24 (63%) 891M (77%) 1 (50%) -
Total 38 $1.2B 2 $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)
50%
1 (50%)
Strategic(s)
50%
1 (50%)

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