Like Defense Training and Mission Critical Solutions Business

announced 9/10/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Vertex Aerospace, will purchase Defense Training and Mission Critical Solutions Business from Raytheon Technologies Corporation

synopsis: Vertex Aerospace has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Raytheon Technologies Corporation’s Defense Training, Professional Services, Mission Critical Solutions, and Modernization and Sustainment business lines.
buyer parent: American Industrial Partners
buyer: Vertex Aerospace
Vertex operates in over 100 locations worldwide providing aftermarket aerospace services for more than 2,400 fixed and rotary wing airframes. Vertex’s agility, rapid deployment and customer optimization capabilities have distinguished it from competitors for over 45 years. "
seller: Raytheon Technologies Corporation (RTN:$62,297.00)
The acquisition includes Raytheon Technologies Corporation’s Defense Training, Professional Services, Mission Critical Solutions, and Modernization and Sustainment business lines. Raytheon Technologies is an aerospace and defense company that provides advanced systems and services.
price ($mm)
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$1,000
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closed 11/16/2020 via GlobeNewswire

CAE, Inc., acquired FSC Aviation Training

synopsis: CAE announced that it has acquired Flight Simulation Company B.V. (FSC). FSC was founded in 2005 and is based in Amsterdam, in proximity to Schiphol Airport. It provides total training solutions as well as instructor provisioning.
buyer: CAE, Inc. (CAE:$2,429.84)
CAE is a high technology company, at the leading edge of digital immersion, providing solutions to make the world a safer place. CAE reimagines the customer experience and revolutionize training and operational support solutions in civil aviation, defence and security, and healthcare. "
target: FSC Aviation Training
FSC (Flight Simulation Company) was founded in 2005 and is based in Amsterdam. It provides total training solutions as well as instructor provisioning. It operates out of a 12-bay facility equipped with Airbus A320, Boeing B737, Boeing B747, Boeing B787 and Embraer E190 full-flight simulators.
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$83
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closed 11/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

Calian Group LTD., acquired Cadence Consultancy Limited

synopsis: Calian, a multi-faceted professional services firm based in Ottawa, has acquired Cadence Consultancy Limited, a UK-based provider of training services to NATO. Cadence develops and delivers realistic and complex training environments and scenarios for defence and civil clients in Europe.
buyer: Calian Group LTD. (TSX:CGY:$356.76)
Calian employs over 3,400 people in its delivery of diverse products and solutions for private sector, government and defence customers in North American and globally. Its diverse capabilities are delivered through four Divisions: Advanced Technologies, Health, Learning, and Information Technology. "
target: Cadence Consultancy Limited
Cadence specializes in the creation of complex and realistic training environments for both defence and civil clients across Europe and worldwide. Cadence was originally formed to develop and deliver complex training scenarios for NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization).
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$3
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closed 7/8/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Calian Group LTD., acquired Comprehensive Training Solutions International

synopsis: Calian Group Ltd., a diversified Canadian company, has acquired Comprehensive Training Solutions International (CTS), a boutique training firm based in Stavanger, Norway. The acquisition allows Calian to continue its training delivery for NATO while expanding business in Europe.
buyer: Calian Group LTD. (TSX:CGY:$356.76)
Calian Group is a diversified Canadian company offering professional services in the areas of Health, IT, Training, Engineering, and Manufacturing. Calian employs over 3,400 people in its delivery of diverse products and solutions for the private sector, government, and defense customers. "
target: Comprehensive Training Solutions International
Norway-based Comprehensive Training Solutions (CTS) specializes in the creation of complex and realistic training environments for both defence and civil clients. CTS devises and delivers crisis management and command-team training, exercise design and execution, natural disaster response, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$3
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closed 12/12/2019 via Company Press Release

Air Partner plc, acquired Redline Assured Security

synopsis: Air Partner plc, the global aviation services group, has acquired Redline Assured Security, a leading global aviation security solutions and training company. Redline is a global leader in the delivery of government-standard security training and solutions to international airports, airlines and aviation sector related companies.
buyer: Air Partner plc (LSE:AIR:$96.02)
Air Partner is a global aviation services group listed on the LSE. Founded in 1961, the Group provides aviation services and solutions in air charter, travel management, emergency evacuation, aircraft remarketing and aviation safety consultancy. "
target: Redline Assured Security
Established in 2006, Redline is a global leader in the delivery of government-standard security training and solutions to international airports, airlines and aviation sector related companies, critical national infrastructure, stadia and event managers, and corporates.
price ($mm)
$13
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
12.5x
closed 10/16/2019 via Company Press Release

Airways Aviation Group, acquired ESMA Aviation Academy

synopsis: The Airways Aviation Group, a world leader in flight training, has acquired ESMA Aviation Academy (Ecole Supérieure des Métiers de l’Aéronautique), the largest and most important multidisciplinary aviation school in Europe. ESMA Aviation Academy offers training for airline pilots, cabin crew, aircraft maintenance, ground staff, and UAV pilots.
buyer: Airways Aviation Group
Airways Aviation is a world leader in flight training. Airways Aviation provides aspiring pilots with EASA or CASA qualifications. It operates world-class Pilot Training Academies in the UK, Spain, Montenegro and Australia, offering a full suite of industry accredited pilot training courses. "
target: ESMA Aviation Academy
ESMA Aviation Academy (Ecole Supérieure des Métiers de l’Aéronautique) is the largest and most important multidisciplinary aviation school in Europe. ESMA Aviation Academy offers training for airline pilots, cabin crew, aircraft maintenance, ground staff, and UAV pilots.
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closed 11/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

Mintra Group, acquired Atlas Knowledge

synopsis: The HR, competence and training specialist Mintra Group has acquired Aberdeen headquartered learning technology services firm Atlas Knowledge. Atlas Knowledge is a leading provider of digital learning solutions to safety critical industries worldwide.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Mintra Group (OB:MNTR:$25.86)
MINTRA GROUP is a leading global partner for companies within oil and gas, maritime, construction and renewables looking to achieve cost effective management of HR, competence and training. "
target parent: HgCapital
target: Atlas Knowledge
Atlas Knowledge is a leading provider of digital learning solutions to safety critical industries worldwide. Atlas has served the learning and compliance needs of standards bodies, regulators and more than 1,700 corporate customers, including 6 of the top 10 largest energy companies in the world.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$6
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0.0x
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closed 4/11/2018 via Company Press Release

Mountain Flyers, acquired Heli-West AG

synopsis: Mountain Flyers, a helicopter flight school, has taken over the Heli-West AG. Based in Switzerland, Heli-West AG is a helicopter flight school. Its base includes three hangar areas and office space on two floors, including briefing rooms and a theory room. They offer training in private piloting as well as mountain and night flying.
buyer: Mountain Flyers
Based in Bern-Belp, Switzerland, Mountain Flyers offers helicopter flights for films, photography, travel and more. They also offer a professional helicopter flight school from which several hundred pilots have successfully graduated and received their private or commercial pilot license. "
target: Heli-West AG
Based in Switzerland, Heli-West AG is a helicopter flight school. Its base includes three hangar areas and office space on two floors, including briefing rooms and a theory room. They offer training in private piloting as well as mountain and night flying.
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closed 12/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

Cloud Global Ltd, acquired Border Air Training Ltd

synopsis: Scottish aviation business, Cloud Global Group, has acquired Carlisle-based Border Air Training. Border Air Training has been operating flying schools at Carlisle Airport in Cumbria and Cumbernauld Airport in central Scotland for 26 years.
buyer: Cloud Global Ltd
Founded in 2010 and based in Glasgow Airport, Cloud Global offers a range of specialist services including flight training, aircraft maintenance, aviation industry recruitment, aircraft leasing and aviation component support. "
target: Border Air Training Ltd
Border Air has been providing quality flight training for over 25 years from their flying clubs at Carlisle, Cumbernauld and Oban Airports. They provide a full range of courses from PPL/LAPL licences, Night and IMC ratings right through to commercial preparation and mountain flying.
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announced 8/24/2017 via BNC Analysis

CAE, Inc., will acquire AACE

synopsis: CAE, a global leader in training for the civil aviation, defence and security, and healthcare markets, will acquire AirAsia's 50% stake in AACE, which will give CAE a total of a 100% stake in AACE. AACE is an aviation training center dedicated to setting high standards and pursuing excellence in every field of aviation training.
buyer: CAE, Inc. (CAE:$2,429.84)
CAE is a global leader in delivery of training for the civil aviation, defence and security, and healthcare markets. They design and integrate the industry's most comprehensive training solutions, anchored by the knowledge and expertise of their 8,000 employees. "
target parent: AirAsia Berhad
target: AACE
The Asian Aviation Centre of Excellence (AACE) is an aviation training center dedicated to setting high standards and pursuing excellence in every field of aviation training. AACE offers pilot, flight attendant, engineering and ground operation, and corporate leader training services.
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$100*
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closed 9/30/2016 via BusinessWire

L-3 Communications Holdings, acquired Aerosim Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Prime contractor in aerospace systems and national security, L-3 Communications announced the acquisition of Aerosim. Aerosim is a globally recognized leader in commercial training with capabilities that are complementary to those offered by L-3 CTS.
buyer: L-3 Communications Holdings (LLL:$9,623.00)
L-3 employs approximately 45,000 people worldwide and is a prime contractor in aerospace systems and national security solutions. L-3 is also a leading provider of a broad range of communication and electronic systems and products used on military and commercial platforms. "
target parent: Lincolnshire Management Inc.
target: Aerosim Technologies, Inc.
Aerosim is a globally recognized leader in commercial training. Aerosim Technologies provides innovative portable and flexible pilot and maintenance technician training products, enhancing efficiency with lower-cost solutions. Aerosim Academy is a flight school for prospective airline pilots.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$50
EBITDA ($mm)
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0.0x
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closed 5/28/2015 via BusinessWire

L-3 Communications Holdings, acquired CTC Aviation Group Ltd

synopsis: L-3 Communications announced the acquisition of UK-headquartered CTC Aviation Group, now known as L-3 CTC Ltd. L-3 CTC is a high-quality, global airline pilot training and crew resourcing specialist that offers customized and innovative solutions to major airlines and retail customers globally.
buyer: L-3 Communications Holdings (LLL:$9,623.00)
L-3 is a prime contractor in aerospace systems and national security solutions. L-3 is also a leading provider of a broad range of communication and electronic systems and products used on military and commercial platforms. "
target parent: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
target: CTC Aviation Group Ltd
CTC Aviation Group Limited is one of the world's leading airline training organisations that specialise in developing innovative solutions for their clients to support aircrew selection, supply and training requirements.
price ($mm)
$220
rev ($mm)
$86
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/23/2013 via PR Newswire

ANA Holdings Inc., acquired Pan Am International Flight Academy

synopsis: American Capital, Ltd., a global asset manager, announced that its portfolio company, Pan Am Holdings, Inc., was sold to ANA Holdings Inc, parent company of All Nippon Airways Co. Ltd., one of the leading airlines in the world.
buyer: ANA Holdings Inc.
ANA Holdings Inc. provides passenger and cargo air transportation services in Japan and internationally. It schedules air transportation business and is involved in the business of buying,selling,leasing and maintenance of aircraft and aircraft parts. "
target parent: American Capital Strategies, Ltd.
target: Pan Am International Flight Academy
Pan Am International Flight Academy is one of the largest and most experienced pilot and airline training organizations. The company offers airlines and individuals training on over 60 full-flight simulators with courses for Pilots, Cabin Crew, Mechanics and Aircraft Dispatchers.
price ($mm)
$140
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closed 6/25/2012 via Company Press Release

Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP, acquired CTC Aviation Group Ltd

synopsis: Inflexion Private Equity announces that it has completed the management buyout of CTC Aviation Group Limited, a leading global provider of tailor-made aviation training services.
buyer: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
Inflexion Private Equity is a private equity firm specializing in growth capital and buyouts of lower small to middle market companies. The firm primarily invests in companies based in UK. It invests between £10 million and £100 million in companies with an EBITDA of atleast £2 million. "
target: CTC Aviation Group Ltd
CTC Aviation Group Limited (“CTC”) is a leading global provider of tailor-made aviation training services. It provides fully integrated training for all stages of the pilot life cycle.
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closed 1/13/2010 via BNC Analysis

Lincolnshire Management Inc., acquired Aerosim Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: In a move to create a premier global provider of aviation training services and technology, private equity firm Lincolnshire Management, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Aerosim Technologies, Inc.
buyer: Lincolnshire Management Inc.
Lincolnshire Management Inc. is a leading private equity firm focused on generating superior returns for investors by acquiring and growing middle market companies across a wide range of industries. "
target: Aerosim Technologies, Inc.
Aerosim Technologies, Inc. is the recognized leader in low cost, hi-fidelity simulation software training products within the aviation industry.
price ($mm)
$31
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closed 1/13/2010 via BNC Analysis

Lincolnshire Management Inc., acquired Delta Connection Academy, Inc.

synopsis: In a move to create a premier global provider of aviation training services and technology, private equity firm Lincolnshire Management, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Delta Connection Academy, Inc.
buyer: Lincolnshire Management Inc.
Lincolnshire Management Inc. is a leading private equity firm focused on generating superior returns for investors by acquiring and growing middle market companies across a wide range of industries. "
target parent: Delta Air Lines, Inc.
target: Delta Connection Academy, Inc.
Delta Connection Academy operates a fleet of more than 96 training devices, including the latest in technically advanced aircraft with its fleet of 33 new Cirrus SR-20 G2 aircraft and its Level 3 Advanced Aircraft Training Devices.
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closed 12/3/2008 via PR Newswire

New Mountain Capital, LLC, acquired Camber Corporation

synopsis: Camber Corporation announced that New Mountain Partners, a private equity fund, is making a majority investment in the Company. Camber is a leading pure play provider of professional and management services, information technology, engineering, and advanced training solutions to federal government agencies.
buyer: New Mountain Capital, LLC
New Mountain Capital is a New York-based private equity firm investing for long-term capital appreciation through direct investment in growth equity transactions, leveraged acquisitions, and management buyouts. "
target: Camber Corporation
Camber Corporation is a leading provider of full-service education, training, acquisition management, and engineering solutions to defense audiences worldwide. Camber's training and education efforts extend from mobile training teams to providing E-Learning courseware development.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$300
EBITDA ($mm)
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0.0x
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closed 4/25/2008 via BusinessWire

CALIBRE Systems, Inc., acquired Maguire-Reeder, Ltd.

synopsis: CALIBRE, an employee-owned management and technology services company, announced it has closed its transaction to acquire Maguire-Reeder, Ltd. a provider of premier strategic communication services for public and private sector customers. Financial terms were not disclosed.
buyer: CALIBRE Systems, Inc.
Established in 1989, CALIBRE is an employee-owned management and technology services company. CALIBRE builds and delivers practical, timely, best value solutions to solve management, technology, and program challenges. The company is headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia. "
target: Maguire-Reeder, Ltd.
Maguire-Reeder provides strategic communication services to a wide variety of Federal and Defense agency customers. Services offered by Maguire-Reeder include communication planning, production, and implementation, as well as training and educational courseware.
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closed 3/29/2007 via BusinessWire

Acxiom Corporation, acquired Harbinger Technologies Group

synopsis: Acxiom Corporation has acquired Harbinger Technologies Group, an ICx Technologies Company based in McLean, Va., with an office in Starkville, Miss. Financial terms were not disclosed.
buyer: Acxiom Corporation (ACXM:$917.41)
Acxiom Corporation integrates data, services and technology to create and deliver customer and information management solutions. Acxiom's innovative solutions are Customer Data Integration (CDI) technology, data, database services, IT outsourcing, consulting and analytics, and privacy leadership. "
target: Harbinger Technologies Group
Harbinger Technologies Group, an ICx Technologies Co. is a consulting and training company focused on homeland security and international counterterrorism. The company has developed search technologies aimed at providing customers with fast, accurate methods of analyzing their data.
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closed 2/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

United Airlines, acquired Westwind School of Aeronautics

synopsis: United Airlines, a major American airline, is acquiring the Westwind School Of Aeronautics, which owns and operates a flight training school and provides professional flight training programs. Westwind was founded in 1985 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.
buyer: United Airlines (UAL:$43,259.00)
United Airlines, Inc. is a major American airline headquartered at Willis Tower in Chicago, Illinois. It is the third largest airline in the world, measured by fleet size and route network. "
target: Westwind School of Aeronautics
Westwind School Of Aeronautics owns and operates a flight training school. The company provides professional flight training programs. Westwind was founded in 1985 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.
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announced 9/10/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Vertex Aerospace, will purchase Defense Training and Mission Critical Solutions Business from Raytheon Technologies Corporation

synopsis: Vertex Aerospace has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Raytheon Technologies Corporation’s Defense Training, Professional Services, Mission Critical Solutions, and Modernization and Sustainment business lines.
buyer parent: American Industrial Partners
buyer: Vertex Aerospace
Vertex operates in over 100 locations worldwide providing aftermarket aerospace services for more than 2,400 fixed and rotary wing airframes. Vertex’s agility, rapid deployment and customer optimization capabilities have distinguished it from competitors for over 45 years. "
seller: Raytheon Technologies Corporation (RTN:$62,297.00)
The acquisition includes Raytheon Technologies Corporation’s Defense Training, Professional Services, Mission Critical Solutions, and Modernization and Sustainment business lines. Raytheon Technologies is an aerospace and defense company that provides advanced systems and services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$1,000
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 8/30/2021 via BNC Analysis

Collins Aerospace, acquired FlightAware

synopsis: Collins Aerospace announced that they have acquired digital aviation company FlightAware, which will join their Avionics strategic business unit. FlightAware is a Houston-based company founded in 2005 that provides real-time and historical flight information.
buyer parent: Raytheon Technologies Corporation
buyer: Collins Aerospace (COL:$4,806.00)
Collins Aerospace specializes in aerostructures, avionics, interiors, mechanical systems, mission systems, and power and control systems that serve customers across the commercial, regional, business aviation and military sectors. "
target: FlightAware
FlightAware is a digital aviation company and operates the world's largest flight tracking and data platform. FlightAware provides over 10,000 aircraft operators as well as over 13,000,000 with global flight tracking solutions, predictive technology, analytics, and decision-making tools.
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announced 10/27/2020 via BusinessWire

Francisco Partners Management LLC, will acquire Forcepoint LLC

synopsis: Francisco Partners, a leading global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology and technology-enabled businesses, will acquire Forcepoint, a leading provider of cybersecurity solutions that protects the critical data and networks of thousands of customers throughout the world, from Raytheon Technologies.
buyer: Francisco Partners Management LLC
Francisco Partners is a leading global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology and technology-enabled businesses. Francisco Partners has raised approximately $24 billion in committed capital and invested in more than 300 technology companies. "
target parent: Raytheon Technologies Corporation
target: Forcepoint LLC
Forcepoint is the global cybersecurity leader for user and data protection. Its behavior-based solutions are delivered through a converged security platform that protects network users and cloud access, protects confidential data, and eliminates breaches caused by insiders.
price ($mm)
$1,100
rev ($mm)
$658
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/1/2018 via GlobeNewswire

West Corporation, acquired AVOKE

synopsis: West Corporation, a global leader in technology-enabled services, announced it has acquired the assets of AVOKE from Raytheon Company. AVOKE enables complete visibility into a customer call from the first ring to call completion – across all interactive voice response (“IVR”) systems and transfers.
buyer parent: Apollo Global Management
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a global leader in technology-enabled communication services that connect people and businesses around the world, helping its clients more effectively communicate, collaborate and connect with their audiences through a diverse portfolio of innovative solutions. "
target parent: Raytheon Company
target: AVOKE
AVOKE enables complete visibility into a customer call from the first ring to call completion – across all interactive voice response (“IVR”) systems and transfers.
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closed 8/28/2017 via PR Newswire

Forcepoint LLC, acquired RedOwl

synopsis: Global cybersecurity leader Forcepoint, announced the acquisition of RedOwl, the leader in security analytics focused on helping customers understand and manage human risk. RedOwl mitigates the insider threat for information security and regulatory surveillance teams.
buyer parent: Raytheon Company
buyer: Forcepoint LLC
Forcepoint, powered by Raytheon, safeguards users, data and networks against the most determined adversaries, from accidental or malicious insider threats to outside attackers, across the entire threat lifecycle. "
target: RedOwl
RedOwl mitigates the insider threat for information security and regulatory surveillance teams. Unlike traditional tools, their behavioral analytics platform integrates structured and unstructured data sources to provide holistic visibility of risk across the enterprise.
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closed 2/8/2017 via PR Newswire

Forcepoint LLC, acquired SkyFence

synopsis: Global cybersecurity leader Forcepoint™ announced the acquisition of the Skyfence business from Imperva. Skyforce is a cloud access security broker that enables visibility and control over cloud apps to enable their safe and productive use.
buyer parent: Raytheon Company
buyer: Forcepoint LLC
Forcepoint, powered by Raytheon, safeguards users, data and networks against the most determined adversaries, from accidental or malicious insider threats to outside attackers, across the entire threat lifecycle. "
target parent: Imperva, Inc.
target: SkyFence
Imperva Skyfence Cloud Gateway is a cloud access security broker that enables visibility and control over cloud apps to enable their safe and productive use. With Skyfence, organizations can discover SaaS applications, assess related risks, and enforce controls to prevent account-centric threats.
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$40
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announced 10/28/2015 via BNC Analysis

Websense, Inc., will acquire Stonesoft

synopsis: Raytheon Company's Websense, a global leader in protecting organizations from the latest cyber-attacks and data theft, is buying Intel Corp's Stonesoft, a Finnish cybersecurity arm that delivers software based, dynamic, customer-driven cyber security solutions that secure information flow and simplify security management.
buyer parent: Raytheon Company
buyer: Websense, Inc.
Websense, Inc. is a global leader in protecting organizations from the latest cyber-attacks and data theft. Websense TRITON® APX provides advanced, adaptive cyber security that protects critical data wherever it resides and gives actionable intelligence across the entire threat lifecycle. "
target parent: Intel Corporation
target: Stonesoft (SFT1V:HEX:$52.10)
Stonesoft Corporation delivers software based, dynamic, customer-driven cyber security solutions that secure information flow and simplify security management. The company leads research into advanced cyber threats and the advanced evasion techniques (AETs) used in stealth, targeted cyber attacks.
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closed 5/31/2015 via PE Hub

Raytheon Company, acquired Websense, Inc.

synopsis: U.S. arms maker Raytheon Co has bought cybersecurity provider Websense Inc from private equity firm Vista Equity Partners LLC. Websense, Inc. is a global leader in protecting organizations from the latest cyber-attacks and data theft. Websense TRITON® APX provides advanced cyber security that protects critical data wherever it resides.
buyer: Raytheon Company (RTN:$62,297.00)
Raytheon Company is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security and civil markets throughout the world. Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in sensing; effects; and command, control, cyber security, and more. "
target parent: Vista Equity Partners
target: Websense, Inc.
Websense, Inc. is a global leader in protecting organizations from the latest cyber-attacks and data theft. Websense TRITON® APX provides advanced, adaptive cyber security that protects critical data wherever it resides and gives actionable intelligence across the entire threat lifecycle.
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$1,900*
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closed 6/27/2013 via PR Newswire

Raytheon Company, acquired Visual Analytics, Inc.

synopsis: Raytheon Company has acquired a privately held company, Visual Analytics Incorporated, further extending Raytheon's capabilities to meet the data analytics, data visualization and information sharing needs of its customers. Visual Analytics, Inc. provides data analytics, decision support, and information sharing solutions.
buyer: Raytheon Company (RTN:$62,297.00)
Raytheon Company is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities. "
target: Visual Analytics, Inc.
Visual Analytics, Inc. provides data analytics, decision support, and information sharing solutions for investigating money laundering, financial crimes, narcotics trafficking, terrorism, border security, embezzlement, and fraud in commercial and government markets.
price ($mm)
$14
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closed 12/12/2012 via PR Newswire

Raytheon Company, acquired SafeNet Government Solutions

synopsis: To support the U.S. government's growing need for protected, encrypted data, Raytheon Company has acquired the Government Solutions business of SafeNet, a privately held data security firm. The acquisition increases Raytheon's ability to provide the most advanced encryption capabilities needed by government customers to protect classified data.
buyer: Raytheon Company (RTN:$62,297.00)
Raytheon Company is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities. "
target parent: Vector Capital
target: SafeNet Government Solutions
SafeNet Government Solutions provides the most trusted government security solutions for protecting communications, sensitive and classified data, intellectual property and digital identities.
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closed 12/29/2011 via PR Newswire

Raytheon Company, acquired Henggeler Computer Consultants, Inc.

synopsis: Raytheon Company has acquired privately held Henggeler Computer Consultants, Inc., further extending Raytheon's capabilities to serve the cybersecurity, enterprise architecture and systems engineering needs of customers in the intelligence community as well as in the Department of Defense.
buyer: Raytheon Company (RTN:$62,297.00)
Raytheon Company is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities. "
target: Henggeler Computer Consultants, Inc.
Henggeler Computer Consultants, Inc.(HCC) provides subcontracting services to government clients. Its employees have expertise in Object-Oriented Analysis, Design and Development in C++ and Java; Enterprise Architecture; Framework Development; and Software Project Development Support.
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closed 12/5/2011 via PR Newswire

Raytheon Company, acquired Pikewerks Corporation

synopsis: Raytheon Company has acquired Pikewerks Corporation to further extend Raytheon's capabilities to defend against sophisticated cybersecurity threats. The core capabilities of Pikewerks include cyber security, software protection, anti-tamper, information operations, data protection, and forensics.
buyer: Raytheon Company (RTN:$62,297.00)
Raytheon Company is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities. "
target: Pikewerks Corporation
Pikewerks Corporation is a small high-technology firm that specializes in advanced research and development of computer security software. The core capabilities of Pikewerks include cyber security, software protection, anti-tamper, information operations, data protection, and forensics.
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closed 11/4/2010 via PR Newswire

Raytheon Company, acquired Trusted Computer Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Raytheon Company has acquired Trusted Computer Solutions (TCS), a company that delivers a comprehensive portfolio of cross-domain, operating system and network security solutions.
buyer: Raytheon Company (RTN:$62,297.00)
Raytheon Company is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities. "
target: Trusted Computer Solutions, Inc.
Founded in 1994, Trusted Computer Solutions (TCS) provides a broad portfolio of cyber security solutions that have a proven track record of proactively preventing government and commercial organizations from being compromised.
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closed 10/4/2010 via PR Newswire

Raytheon Company, acquired Technology Associates Inc.

synopsis: Raytheon Company has acquired Technology Associates Inc., a company that delivers full life-cycle computer engineering to mission-critical programs in the U.S. intelligence community. Technology Associates' capabilities include data extraction and analysis and digital media intercept and exploitation.
buyer: Raytheon Company (RTN:$62,297.00)
Raytheon Company is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities. "
target: Technology Associates Inc.
Technology Associates brings full life-cycle computer engineering to mission-critical programs in the US Intelligence Community. Their staff members provide custom software development, database design and administration, and network engineering for both the UNIX and Windows platforms.
price ($mm)
$42
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closed 7/28/2008 via PR Newswire

Raytheon Company, acquired Telemus Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Raytheon Company has acquired Telemus Solutions, Inc., a provider of information security, intelligence and technical services to defense, intelligence and other federal customers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Raytheon Company (RTN:$62,297.00)
Raytheon Company is a technology leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities. "
target: Telemus Solutions, Inc.
Telemus Solutions is a global security consulting and intelligence advisory services provider. We are well into our second decade of advising private companies and government agencies in the global marketplace.
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closed 4/18/2008 via PR Newswire

Raytheon Company, acquired SI Government Solutions

synopsis: Raytheon Company has acquired SI Government Solutions, a leading provider of proprietary software security solutions to the U.S. intelligence community. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Raytheon Company (RTN:$62,297.00)
Raytheon Company is a technology leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities. "
target: SI Government Solutions
SI Government Solutions, a leading provider of proprietary software security solutions to the U.S. intelligence community. SI Government Solutions, delivers targeted vulnerability assessment capabilities that protect complex and critical information technology assets of government customers.
price ($mm)
$32
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closed 10/23/2007 via PR Newswire

Raytheon Company, acquired Oakley Networks Inc

synopsis: Raytheon Company has completed its acquisition of Oakley Networks, Inc., a privately held technology company based in Salt Lake City, Utah, and a recognized leader in cyber-security and data leakage prevention systems.The purchase of Oakley Networks strengthens Raytheon's capabilities in information security for government and commercial customers.
buyer: Raytheon Company (RTN:$62,297.00)
Raytheon Company is a technology leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities. "
target: Oakley Networks Inc
Oakley Networks is the leader in insider threat investigation and endpoint monitoring. Our customers include Fortune 100 companies in financial services, manufacturing, retail and technology; and our technologies have set the standard for insider threat protection for the U.S. Dept of Defense.
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closed 7/5/2006 via PR Newswire

Raytheon Company, acquired Virtual Technology Corporation

synopsis: Raytheon Company has acquired Virtual Technology Corporation (VTC), a leading developer of joint, net-enabled command and control and modeling and simulation solutions (M&S).
buyer: Raytheon Company (RTN:$62,297.00)
Raytheon Company is a technology leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities. "
target: Virtual Technology Corporation
Virtual Technology Corporation is a rapidly growing, high-technology company specializing in distributed simulation, interoperability, and Command and Control (C2) systems solutions.
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closed 1/24/2006 via PR Newswire

Raytheon Company, acquired Houston Associates, Inc.

synopsis: Raytheon Company has acquired Houston Associates, Inc. (HAI), a privately held company with proficiency in developing and operating mission-critical networks and network-centric command and control infrastructure applications, and in providing enterprise management services. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer: Raytheon Company (RTN:$62,297.00)
Raytheon Company is a technology leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities. "
target: Houston Associates, Inc.
Houston Associates, Inc. is a world-class provider of telecommunications, systems engineering, and management services to government and industry.
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announced 9/10/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Vertex Aerospace, will purchase Defense Training and Mission Critical Solutions Business from Raytheon Technologies Corporation

synopsis: Vertex Aerospace has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Raytheon Technologies Corporation’s Defense Training, Professional Services, Mission Critical Solutions, and Modernization and Sustainment business lines.
buyer parent: American Industrial Partners
buyer: Vertex Aerospace
Vertex operates in over 100 locations worldwide providing aftermarket aerospace services for more than 2,400 fixed and rotary wing airframes. Vertex’s agility, rapid deployment and customer optimization capabilities have distinguished it from competitors for over 45 years. "
seller: Raytheon Technologies Corporation (RTN:$62,297.00)
The acquisition includes Raytheon Technologies Corporation’s Defense Training, Professional Services, Mission Critical Solutions, and Modernization and Sustainment business lines. Raytheon Technologies is an aerospace and defense company that provides advanced systems and services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$1,000
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 6/9/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Redwood Logistics, acquired Proactive Global Logistics LLC

synopsis: Redwood Logistics, a leading logistics platform company headquartered in Chicago, has acquired both Skipjack Supply Chain and Proactive Global Logistics (PGL) to launch Redwood Parcel. PGL is a full-scale, non-asset-based parcel service provider, managing transportation for hundreds of shippers.
buyer parent: CI Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Redwood Logistics
Redwood Logistics is a leading logistics platform company that provides solutions for moving and managing freight. The company’s portfolio includes digital freight brokerage, flexible freight management, and logistics consulting, all wrapped into a unique logistics and technology delivery model. "
target: Proactive Global Logistics LLC
Proactive Global Logistics (PGL) is a full-scale, non-asset-based parcel service provider. PGL's software audits up to 184 data points each week, automatically filing for credits from the carrier on all identifiable errors, all without involving businesses' IT departments.
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closed 9/25/2019 via PR Newswire

Transportation Insight, LLC, acquired Transportation Specialist's Group Inc.

synopsis: Transportation Insight, a leader in Enterprise Logistics solutions and services for the end-to-end supply chain, has completed another acquisition to strengthen its leadership position in Enterprise Logistics. Transportation Insight has acquired Transportation Specialist's Group ("TSG"), a technology-enabled transportation management business.
buyer: Transportation Insight, LLC
Transportation Insight is a private holding company that offers a portfolio of logistics management solutions for the end-to-end supply chain needs of manufacturers, retailers and distributors. Their market-facing brands serve more than 7,000 clients with a technology-enabled platform of services. "
target: Transportation Specialist's Group Inc.
Transportation Specialist's Group's TITAN TMS provides multi-modal freight management for LTL, TL, Small Parcel, Brokered and International shipments.
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closed 11/16/2020 via GlobeNewswire

CAE, Inc., acquired FSC Aviation Training

synopsis: CAE announced that it has acquired Flight Simulation Company B.V. (FSC). FSC was founded in 2005 and is based in Amsterdam, in proximity to Schiphol Airport. It provides total training solutions as well as instructor provisioning.
buyer: CAE, Inc. (CAE:$2,429.84)
CAE is a high technology company, at the leading edge of digital immersion, providing solutions to make the world a safer place. CAE reimagines the customer experience and revolutionize training and operational support solutions in civil aviation, defence and security, and healthcare. "
target: FSC Aviation Training
FSC (Flight Simulation Company) was founded in 2005 and is based in Amsterdam. It provides total training solutions as well as instructor provisioning. It operates out of a 12-bay facility equipped with Airbus A320, Boeing B737, Boeing B747, Boeing B787 and Embraer E190 full-flight simulators.
price ($mm)
$83
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closed 10/16/2019 via Company Press Release

Airways Aviation Group, acquired ESMA Aviation Academy

synopsis: The Airways Aviation Group, a world leader in flight training, has acquired ESMA Aviation Academy (Ecole Supérieure des Métiers de l’Aéronautique), the largest and most important multidisciplinary aviation school in Europe. ESMA Aviation Academy offers training for airline pilots, cabin crew, aircraft maintenance, ground staff, and UAV pilots.
buyer: Airways Aviation Group
Airways Aviation is a world leader in flight training. Airways Aviation provides aspiring pilots with EASA or CASA qualifications. It operates world-class Pilot Training Academies in the UK, Spain, Montenegro and Australia, offering a full suite of industry accredited pilot training courses. "
target: ESMA Aviation Academy
ESMA Aviation Academy (Ecole Supérieure des Métiers de l’Aéronautique) is the largest and most important multidisciplinary aviation school in Europe. ESMA Aviation Academy offers training for airline pilots, cabin crew, aircraft maintenance, ground staff, and UAV pilots.
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announced 8/24/2017 via BNC Analysis

CAE, Inc., will acquire AACE

synopsis: CAE, a global leader in training for the civil aviation, defence and security, and healthcare markets, will acquire AirAsia's 50% stake in AACE, which will give CAE a total of a 100% stake in AACE. AACE is an aviation training center dedicated to setting high standards and pursuing excellence in every field of aviation training.
buyer: CAE, Inc. (CAE:$2,429.84)
CAE is a global leader in delivery of training for the civil aviation, defence and security, and healthcare markets. They design and integrate the industry's most comprehensive training solutions, anchored by the knowledge and expertise of their 8,000 employees. "
target parent: AirAsia Berhad
target: AACE
The Asian Aviation Centre of Excellence (AACE) is an aviation training center dedicated to setting high standards and pursuing excellence in every field of aviation training. AACE offers pilot, flight attendant, engineering and ground operation, and corporate leader training services.
price ($mm)
$100*
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closed 9/30/2016 via BusinessWire

L-3 Communications Holdings, acquired Aerosim Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Prime contractor in aerospace systems and national security, L-3 Communications announced the acquisition of Aerosim. Aerosim is a globally recognized leader in commercial training with capabilities that are complementary to those offered by L-3 CTS.
buyer: L-3 Communications Holdings (LLL:$9,623.00)
L-3 employs approximately 45,000 people worldwide and is a prime contractor in aerospace systems and national security solutions. L-3 is also a leading provider of a broad range of communication and electronic systems and products used on military and commercial platforms. "
target parent: Lincolnshire Management Inc.
target: Aerosim Technologies, Inc.
Aerosim is a globally recognized leader in commercial training. Aerosim Technologies provides innovative portable and flexible pilot and maintenance technician training products, enhancing efficiency with lower-cost solutions. Aerosim Academy is a flight school for prospective airline pilots.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$50
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/28/2015 via BusinessWire

L-3 Communications Holdings, acquired CTC Aviation Group Ltd

synopsis: L-3 Communications announced the acquisition of UK-headquartered CTC Aviation Group, now known as L-3 CTC Ltd. L-3 CTC is a high-quality, global airline pilot training and crew resourcing specialist that offers customized and innovative solutions to major airlines and retail customers globally.
buyer: L-3 Communications Holdings (LLL:$9,623.00)
L-3 is a prime contractor in aerospace systems and national security solutions. L-3 is also a leading provider of a broad range of communication and electronic systems and products used on military and commercial platforms. "
target parent: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
target: CTC Aviation Group Ltd
CTC Aviation Group Limited is one of the world's leading airline training organisations that specialise in developing innovative solutions for their clients to support aircrew selection, supply and training requirements.
price ($mm)
$220
rev ($mm)
$86
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/23/2013 via PR Newswire

ANA Holdings Inc., acquired Pan Am International Flight Academy

synopsis: American Capital, Ltd., a global asset manager, announced that its portfolio company, Pan Am Holdings, Inc., was sold to ANA Holdings Inc, parent company of All Nippon Airways Co. Ltd., one of the leading airlines in the world.
buyer: ANA Holdings Inc.
ANA Holdings Inc. provides passenger and cargo air transportation services in Japan and internationally. It schedules air transportation business and is involved in the business of buying,selling,leasing and maintenance of aircraft and aircraft parts. "
target parent: American Capital Strategies, Ltd.
target: Pan Am International Flight Academy
Pan Am International Flight Academy is one of the largest and most experienced pilot and airline training organizations. The company offers airlines and individuals training on over 60 full-flight simulators with courses for Pilots, Cabin Crew, Mechanics and Aircraft Dispatchers.
price ($mm)
$140
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closed 6/25/2012 via Company Press Release

Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP, acquired CTC Aviation Group Ltd

synopsis: Inflexion Private Equity announces that it has completed the management buyout of CTC Aviation Group Limited, a leading global provider of tailor-made aviation training services.
buyer: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
Inflexion Private Equity is a private equity firm specializing in growth capital and buyouts of lower small to middle market companies. The firm primarily invests in companies based in UK. It invests between £10 million and £100 million in companies with an EBITDA of atleast £2 million. "
target: CTC Aviation Group Ltd
CTC Aviation Group Limited (“CTC”) is a leading global provider of tailor-made aviation training services. It provides fully integrated training for all stages of the pilot life cycle.
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closed 11/15/2012 via BNC Analysis

Atlantic Aviation Inc., acquired A-Cent Aviation, Inc.

synopsis: Atlantic Aviation, a unit of Quasar Aerospace Industries Inc., has completed the acquisition of A-Cent Aviation, Inc. located at the Colorado Springs Municipal airport in Colorado Springs, Colorado. A-Cent, a FAA Part 141 certified flight school, is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Quasar.
buyer parent: Quasar Aerospace Industries, Inc.
buyer: Atlantic Aviation Inc.
Atlantic Aviation Inc. provides flight training services. It offers introductory flight, private pilot flight, student pilot flight experience, flight simulator, and teen programs. The company also provides personalized training, classroom lectures, and use of aircraft for practical examinations. "
target: A-Cent Aviation, Inc.
A-Cent Aviation, Inc. owns and operates a flight training school in Colorado Springs. It offers simulator training; and provides aircraft for flight instruction and rental, as well as sells new and used aircraft.
price ($mm)
$0.12
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closed 1/13/2010 via BNC Analysis

Lincolnshire Management Inc., acquired Aerosim Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: In a move to create a premier global provider of aviation training services and technology, private equity firm Lincolnshire Management, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Aerosim Technologies, Inc.
buyer: Lincolnshire Management Inc.
Lincolnshire Management Inc. is a leading private equity firm focused on generating superior returns for investors by acquiring and growing middle market companies across a wide range of industries. "
target: Aerosim Technologies, Inc.
Aerosim Technologies, Inc. is the recognized leader in low cost, hi-fidelity simulation software training products within the aviation industry.
price ($mm)
$31
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closed 1/13/2010 via BNC Analysis

Lincolnshire Management Inc., acquired Delta Connection Academy, Inc.

synopsis: In a move to create a premier global provider of aviation training services and technology, private equity firm Lincolnshire Management, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Delta Connection Academy, Inc.
buyer: Lincolnshire Management Inc.
Lincolnshire Management Inc. is a leading private equity firm focused on generating superior returns for investors by acquiring and growing middle market companies across a wide range of industries. "
target parent: Delta Air Lines, Inc.
target: Delta Connection Academy, Inc.
Delta Connection Academy operates a fleet of more than 96 training devices, including the latest in technically advanced aircraft with its fleet of 33 new Cirrus SR-20 G2 aircraft and its Level 3 Advanced Aircraft Training Devices.
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closed 2/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

United Airlines, acquired Westwind School of Aeronautics

synopsis: United Airlines, a major American airline, is acquiring the Westwind School Of Aeronautics, which owns and operates a flight training school and provides professional flight training programs. Westwind was founded in 1985 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.
buyer: United Airlines (UAL:$43,259.00)
United Airlines, Inc. is a major American airline headquartered at Willis Tower in Chicago, Illinois. It is the third largest airline in the world, measured by fleet size and route network. "
target: Westwind School of Aeronautics
Westwind School Of Aeronautics owns and operates a flight training school. The company provides professional flight training programs. Westwind was founded in 1985 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.
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announced 1/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Pennant International Group plc, will acquire Aviation Skills Partnership

synopsis: Pennant, a company that offers a range of technical training solutions to train the next generation of engineers in defense and regulated civilian sectors, is to buy Aviation Skills Partnership, an organization committed to aviation skills training across the UK, promoting the establishment of, and then managing, aviation skills academies.
buyer: Pennant International Group plc (AIM:PEN:$19.82)
Pennant International offers a range of technical training solutions around the world to train the next generation of engineers in defense and regulated civilian sectors. They are based in the UK. "
target: Aviation Skills Partnership
Aviation Skills Partnership is an organization committed to aviation skills training across the UK, promoting the establishment of, and then managing, aviation skills academies. They are based in London.
price ($mm)
$0.33
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
16.9x
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

Directional Aviation, will acquire SIMCOM Aviation Training

synopsis: Directional Aviation, a private investment firm whose singular focus is private business aviation, will acquire SIMCOM Aviation Training from J.W. Childs Associates, a private equity firm. SIMCOM Aviation Training is a provider of simulator training services for business and general aviation pilots.
buyer: Directional Aviation
Directional Aviation Capital is a private investment firm whose singular focus is private business aviation. Combining strategic aviation ownership, unmatched experience and revolutionary vision, Directional continues to innovate and reshape private aviation. "
target parent: J.W. Childs Associates
target: SIMCOM Aviation Training
SIMCOM Aviation Training is a provider of simulator training services for business and general aviation pilots. SIMCOM provides pilot training for jet, turboprop and piston aircraft using high-fidelity, fully immersive, FAA qualified flight training devices and full-motion simulators.
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closed 7/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

SIMCOM International, acquired Turbine Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: SIMCOM International, a training company that offers business and general aviation pilots the best quality simulator training at the best prices in the industry, has announced the acquisition of Turbine Solutions, Inc. (TSI), the leading in‐aircraft training provider for the Daher TBM series aircraft.
buyer: SIMCOM International
From their training centers located in Orlando, Florida, and Scottsdale, Arizona, SIMCOM offers business and general aviation pilots the best quality simulator training at the best prices in the industry. "
target: Turbine Solutions, Inc.
Turbine Solutions, Inc. is the leading in‐aircraft training provider for the Daher TBM series aircraft. TSI provides both initial and recurrent training in the Socata TBM 700, 850, 900, and 930 series of aircraft.
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closed 4/20/2016 via Company Press Release

Naljets, purchased Leeds location from Multiflight Ltd.

synopsis: Business jet management company Naljets has acquired the Multiflight Flight Training Centre at Leeds Bradford Airport. Multiflight is a leading UK private aviation company offering a comprehensive range of aviation facilities and services, including training, to customers worldwide.
buyer: Naljets
Naljets provide a range of aviation services from turnkey aircraft management to individual assistance on acquisition, entry into service, crewing, trip planning, regulatory requirements and specific project consultancy. "
seller: Multiflight Ltd.
The acquisition includes the Multiflight Flight Training Centre at Leeds Bradford Airport. Multiflight is a leading UK private aviation company offering a comprehensive range of aviation facilities and services, including training, to customers worldwide.
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closed 7/2/2014 via BusinessWire

TRU Simulation + Training Inc., acquired ProFlight, LLC

synopsis: TRU Simulation + Training Inc., a company that delivers innovative solutions to the civil and military markets, has acquired ProFlight, LLC, a leader in innovative and advanced pilot training. ProFlight was founded in 1988 by professional pilot instructors who saw a need beyond traditional training.
buyer parent: Textron, Inc.
buyer: TRU Simulation + Training Inc.
TRU Simulation + Training Inc. delivers innovative solutions to the civil and military markets while providing superior technical support and customer service. They are known for its Air Transport Simulation, Business & Military Simulation, and Training Centers & Services. "
target: ProFlight, LLC
ProFlight was founded in 1988 by professional pilot instructors who saw a need beyond traditional training. By harnessing emerging technology, 1:1 instruction and vibrant animation for real world, model specific training, ProFlight continues to educate and mold pilots in dynamic methods.
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closed 1/8/2013 via PR Newswire

Pan Am International Flight Academy, acquired Airline Career Academy

synopsis: Pan Am International Flight Academy has acquired Airline Career Academy (ACA), a leading pilot training academy specializing in JAA/EASA and FAA Ab Initio training. ACA will be integrated into Pan Am's operations to offer world class professional pilot training programs that enhance Pan Am's core business of comprehensive solutions for airlines.
buyer parent: American Capital Strategies, Ltd.
buyer: Pan Am International Flight Academy
Pan Am International Flight Academy is one of the largest and most experienced pilot and airline training organizations. The company offers airlines and individuals training on over 60 full-flight simulators with courses for Pilots, Cabin Crew, Mechanics and Aircraft Dispatchers. "
target: Airline Career Academy
Airline Career Academy (ACA) is a leading pilot training academy specializing in JAA/EASA and FAA Ab Initio training. ACA is approved to conduct European JAA and American FAA flight training courses, all the way from the basic Private Pilot to the complete Airline Transport Pilot Certificate.
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closed 5/16/2012 via Market Wire

CAE, Inc., acquired Oxford Aviation Academy, Ltd.

synopsis: CAE has acquired Oxford Aviation Academy, an industry-leading provider of aviation training and crew sourcing services for C$314 million. This acquisition strengthens CAE's leadership and global reach in civil aviation training by increasing its training centre footprint, growing its Ab-Initio flight training network.
buyer: CAE, Inc. (CAE:$2,429.84)
CAE is a global leader in modelling, simulation and training for civil aviation and defence. CAE offers civil aviation, military, and helicopter training services in more than 45 locations worldwide and trains approximately 100,000 crewmembers yearly. "
target parent: STAR Capital Partners Limited
target: Oxford Aviation Academy, Ltd.
Oxford Aviation Academy (OAA) is one of the world's leading independent providers of integrated aviation training and resourcing services. OAA operates 105 training aircraft, 64 simulators and 10 training centres delivering an innovative and comprehensive portfolio of aviation training courses.
price ($mm)
$315
rev ($mm)
$277
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA

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Lontrue Co., Ltd.
Lontrue Co., Ltd.
Lontrue is Chinese company that processes and exports dried fruits and nuts. Their main products include sultana raisins, pine nuts, dried apples, dried apricots, pumpkin kernels, and walnut kernels. The company also provides data center hosting and freight logistic services.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$47.18
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.79
EBIT ($mm)
($1.17)
Net Income ($mm)
$4.96
Employees
309
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