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.Download Report