Industry Update: Industrials & Manufacturing M&A Update – February, 2018

February, 2018

In 2017, strategic buyers accounted for 88% of the Industrials and Manufacturing M&A transactions with financial buyers making up the difference; during 2016, strategic buyers accounted for approximately 87% of the transactions.

Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions:

– Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) announced that it will be buying Orbital ATK (NYSE:OA) for $7.8 billion.

– United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) (“UTC”) and Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE: COL) for approximately $31 billion.

– Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) acquired CH2M for approximately $3.4 billion.

– Apollo Global Management LLC (NYSE: APO) acquired West Corp for approximately $5.1 billion.

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