Aerospace, Defense and Security Industry Mergers and Acquisitions Deals by Top Themes in Q3 2022 – Thematic Intelligence

Pages: 24 Published: October 25, 2022 Report Code: GDADS008MAQD

M&A activity in the ADS sector in Q3 2022 was predominantly led by deals ranging from $10 to $100 million, with six deals overall. There was one mega deal in Q3 2022, whereas Q2 2022 saw no mega deals. All regions except China reported a quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) decrease in deal value in Q3 2022. The aerospace, defense and security industry M&A report analyzes the disruptive themes that have driven M&A activity in Q3 2022 in the aerospace, defense, and security sector. The report also offers a comparison of the aerospace, defense, and security sector deal activity by volume and value on segments such as cross-border vs domestic and public vs private.

Aerospace, Defense and Security Industry M&A Activity: Top Themes

The top themes that drove aerospace, defense, and security industry M&A activity in Q3 2022 were space systems and supply chain.

Space Systems: Eutelsat Communications and key OneWeb shareholders have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to create a leading global player in connectivity.

Supply Chain: Precision Aviation Group (PAG) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire PTB Group (PTB). The deal will expand PAG’s engine repair capabilities, allowing it to provide greater maintenance and repair coverage to the aviation industry’s components.

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M&A Deal Activity in Aerospace, Defense and Security Industry by Regions

The key regions that drove M&A deal activity in the aerospace, defense, and security industry in Q3 2022 were North America, Europe, China, South & Central America, Middle East & Africa, and APAC Ex-China. North America had the highest number of deals in Q3 2022. All regions except China reported a quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) decrease in deal value in Q3 2022.

Aerospace, Defense and Security Industry M&A Deal Activity Analysis by Regions

Aerospace, Defense and Security Industry M&A Deal Activity Analysis by Regions

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M&A Deal Activity in Aerospace, Defense and Security Industry by Sub-Sectors

The key sub-sectors in the aerospace, defense and security industry are aerospace, maritime, C4ISR & electronic warfare, infrastructure, logistics, and support, simulation and training, weaponry, land, soldier systems, unmanned, and homeland security. In terms of deal volume, the aerospace sub-sector recorded 151 deals, the highest in the ADS sector in Q1–Q3 of 2022. All sub-sectors recorded a drop in deal value in Q1–Q3 2022 compared to Q1–Q3 2021.

Aerospace, Defense and Security Industry M&A Deal Activity Analysis by Sub-Sectors

Aerospace, Defense and Security Industry M&A Deal Activity Analysis by Sub-Sectors

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Aerospace, Defense and Security Industry Sector M&A Deals

The key M&A deals in the aerospace, defense, and security industry sector in Q3 2022 were:

  • Eutelsat merged with OneWeb in August 2022
  • Electronic Technologies Group acquired Exxelia in August 2022
  • Precision Aviation Group acquired PTB Group in September 2022

Aerospace, Defense and Security Industry Report Overview

Top Themes Space Systems and Supply Chain
Key Regions North America, Europe, China, South & Central America, Middle East & Africa, and APAC Ex-China
Key Sub-Sectors Aerospace, Maritime, C4ISR & Electronic Warfare, Infrastructure, Logistics, and Support, Simulation and Training, Weaponry, Land, Soldier Systems, Unmanned, and Homeland Security

Scope 

This report provides:

  • Overview of merger and acquisition activity globally in Q3 2022 in the aerospace, defense, and security sector.
  • Identification of the themes driving the most notable deals announced in Q3 2022 in the aerospace, defense and security sector.

Reasons to Buy

  • Companies who invest in the right themes become success stories; those who miss the big themes end up as failures. If you want to understand the themes that drive an industry, simply look at the list of recent mergers and acquisitions (M&A).
  • In this report, we have listed down the most notable deals in the aerospace, defense, and security industry sector to make it easy for our clients to get a view of themes disrupting the sector and prepare for the future.

Key Players

Astrobotic Technology
Safran Electrical & Power
Canik Arms
PCX Aerosystems
Saudi Arabian Military Industries
Precision Aviation Group
Caelum
Ondas Networks
American Robotics
Ace Aerofondo
Changchun Aopu Optoelectronics
By Light Professional IT Services
Zen Technologies
TCOM
Electronic Technologies Group
Eutelsat
Raytheon Technologies
Siemens
Fastener Distribution
Bascom Hunter
Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace
Masten Space Systems
Thales
AEI Systems
Pacific Contours
Saudi Rotorcraft Support Company
PTB Group
Hana ITM
Airobotics
Acatec
Changchun Changguang Aerospace Composite Materia
Veraxx Engineering
Paladin Al
Aerostar International
Exxelia
OneWeb
Northern Space and Security
Zona Technology
Electro Enterprises
TelGaAs
NanoAvionics

Table of Contents

Executive Summary

Review of global ADS M&A deals in Q3 2022

Themes driving global ADS M&A deals in Q3 2022

Appendix 1: Deal selection criteria

Appendix 2: Our thematic research methodology

Frequently Asked Questions

The top themes that drove aerospace, defense, and security industry M&A activity in Q3 2022 were space systems and supply chain.

The key regions that drove M&A deal activity in the aerospace, defense, and security industry in Q3 2022 were North America, Europe, China, South & Central America, Middle East & Africa, and APAC Ex-China.

The key sub-sectors in the aerospace, defense, and security industry are aerospace, maritime, C4ISR & electronic warfare, infrastructure, logistics, and support, simulation and training, weaponry, land, soldier systems, unmanned, and homeland security.

Aerospace was the largest sub-sector in terms of deal activity during Q1–Q3 2022.

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