ViaSat Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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ViaSat has acquired 13 companies, including 5 in the last 5 years. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

ViaSat’s largest acquisition to date was in 2021, when it acquired Inmarsat Group for $7.3B. ViaSat has acquired in 7 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include communications (46%) and information technology (19%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity11
    • M&A Buy Activity11
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6
  • M&A Advisors 4

ViaSat

ViaSat, Inc.

6155 El Camino Real,
Carlsbad, California 92009
United States,
(760) 476-2200
www.viasat.com

ViaSat develops satellite communication systems and equipment for the US government and select commercial customers. ViaSat conducts its business through three segments: satellite services, commercial networks and government systems. ViaSat's satellite services segment provides retail and wholesale satellite-based broadband services for our consumer, enterprise and mobile broadband customers. ViaSat's commercial networks segment develops and produces a variety of advanced end-to-end satellite and other wireless communication systems and ground networking equipment and products. ViaSat's government systems segment develops and produces network-centric Internet Protocol (IP)-based fixed and mobile secure government communications systems, products, services and solutions. ViaSat was founded in 1986 and is based in Carlsbad, California.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 8 - - 2 1 - 11
vol $568M $222M $7.3B $8.1B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  11

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Inmarsat Group Ltd. 2021-11-08 7.3B USD Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.inmarsat.com
RigNet, Inc. 2020-12-21 222M USD Add-on Acquisition
Houston, Texas · www.rig.net
Euro Broadband Infrastructure Sarl 2020-11-19 - Stake Purchase
Nyon, Switzerland · www.eurobroadband.net
AeroDocs Ltd. (dba Arconics) 2016-11-14 - Add-on Acquisition
Dublin, Ireland · www.arconics.com
Engreen 2015-06-11 - Add-on Acquisition
, United States
EAI Design Services LLC 2015-03-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Tampa, Florida · www.eai-design.com
Gray Laboratories, Inc. - High-Rate Modem and Design Technologies 2014-07-28 - Divestiture
Atlanta, Georgia
NetNearU Corp. 2014-06-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Bryan, Texas · www.nnu.com
LonoCloud, Inc. 2013-04-12 - Add-on Acquisition
La Jolla, California · www.lonocloud.com
WildBlue Communications, Inc. 2009-10-01 568M USD Add-on Acquisition
Englewood, Colorado
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Communications 5 (45%) 8.1B (100%) - -
Information Technology 2 (18%) - - -
Internet Software and Services 2 (18%) - - -
Software 1 (9%) - - -
Technology Hardware 1 (9%) - - -
Total 11 $8.1B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 8 790M - -
  Texas 2 222M - -
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
  Georgia 1 - - -
  Florida 1 - - -
  Colorado 1 568M - -
  California 1 - - -
Ireland 1 - - -
Switzerland 1 - - -
United Kingdom 1 7.3B - -
Domestic 8 (73%) 790M (10%) - -
Cross-border 3 (27%) 7.3B (90%) - -
Total 11 $8.1B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
PJT Partners, Inc.
1
Credit Suisse Investment Banking
1
LionTree Advisors LLC
1
Legal Deals
Latham & Watkins
4

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $7.3B
$100M to $1B 2 $790M
TOTAL $8.1B
Largest Inmarsat Group Ltd.
$7.3B (2021-11-08)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
18%
2 (18%)
Strategic(s)
18%
2 (18%)

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