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(07) Monthly Deals Roundup - Defense
iCD Research, August 2012, Pages: 22
The report provides a review and understanding of mergers and acquisitions (MandAs), capital-raising, partnering deals and agreements entered into by defense companies during July 2012.
Introduction and Landscape
Why was the report written?
Using this report, dealmakers will effectively gain an insight into deal activity during the month. Additionally, the report provides an overview of all the partnering, alliances, and MandA deals announced worldwide.
What makes this report unique and essential to read?
The Monthly Report provides the reader with the top-line data necessary to quickly keep abreast of deal activity in the defense market on a monthly basis.
Key Report Features
Mergers and Acquisitions
The report provides detailed analysis on the mergers and acquisitions (MandA) activity in the defense industry in July 2012 compared to June 2012, and the trailing twelve month (TTM) average. This provides an insight into inorganic growth strategies of companies in the industry, and competitor tracking.
Private Equity and Venture Capital
The report provides detailed analysis on the private equity and venture capital activity in the defense industry in July 2012 compared to June 2012, and the TTM average. This provides an insight into the investment activity in the industry by financial investors.
The report provides detailed analysis on capital raising activity, including equity and debt offerings, in the defense industry in July 2012 compared to June 2012, and the TTM average. This provides an insight into the capital raising activity of companies in the industry, including fund raising trends from both equity and debt capital markets.
The report provides detailed analysis on strategic partnerships in the defense industry in July 2012 compared to June 2012, and the TTM average.
Deals activity records a significant increase in July
Deal value in the defense industry witnessed a steep growth, from US$3.6 billion in June 2012 to US$7.1 billion in July. This increase in deal activity was largely due to a significant contribution from the Asia-Pacific and North American regions, which exhibited month-on-month increases of 233% and 37% respectively.
The North American region holds the major share in deal activity
North America dominates the defense sector in terms of both deal volume and value. This can be largely attributed to the fact that the US houses the largest number of defense companies in the world and these companies are focused on growing by acquiring other companies which cater to niche segments that have significant growth potential.
Increasing deal activity in the C4ISR electronics and IT segment
Deal activity in the C4ISR electronics and IT segment registered a monthly increase of 4%, posting 29 transactions worth a total of US$1,852.5 million. The US$900.0 million merger of DigitalGlobe with GeoEye was the major deal driving the month’s deal activity in the segment.
Strong partnership activity recorded in July
In July, strategic partnership activity accounted for 36.2% of the months total deal volume in the defense industry, and represented a 25% increase over the previous month.
1.1-What is this Report About?
2.1-Deals Activity Records a Significant Increase in July
2.2-The North American Region Holds the Major share in Deal Activity
3-Deal Volume and Value Analysis
3.1-By Deal Type
3.4-Deals in Active Markets
3.5-Deal Size Analysis
3.6-Deal Rationale Analysis
4.3- About Strategic Defence Intelligence
List of Tables
Table 1: Active Regions, July 2012
Table 2: Deal Size Analysis, July 2012
Table 3: Main Deals, July 2012
Table 4: Main PE/VC Deals, July 2012
Table 5: Main Capital Raising Deals, July 2012
Table 6: Main Cross-Border MandA Deals, July 2012
Table 7: Main Deals in Emerging Markets, July 2012
Table 8: Main Rumor Deals, July 2012
List of Figures
Figure 1: Deal Volume by Deal Type, July 2012
Figure 2: Deal Value by Deal Type (US$ Million), July 2012
Figure 3: Deal Volume by Segment, July 2012
Figure 4: Deal Value by Segment (US$ Million), July 2012
Figure 5: Deal Volume by Region, July 2012
Figure 6: Deal Value by Region (US$ Million), July 2012
Figure 7: Analysis of Deals by Deal Rationale (%), July 2012