- The report gives a snapshot of the deal activity trends in the defense industry in December 2011
- The report provides an overview of the deal activity across various deal types in the month of December 2011 in terms of deal type, segment and region.
- The report provides data on deal activity across various segments in the defense industry in the month of December 2011, in terms of deal size.
- The report gives an insight into the rationale for deal making during December 2011.
- The report details the main deals reported in December 2011.
This monthly report provides the reader with the top-line data necessary to quickly keep abreast of the deal activity in the defense market on a monthly basis.
The ‘December Monthly Deals Roundup - Defense’ report provides a review and understanding of mergers and acquisitions (M&A), capital-raising and partnering deals and agreements entered into by defense companies during December 2011.
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Using this report, dealmakers will effectively and efficiently gain an insight into the deal activity throughout the month. The report provides an overview of all the partnering, alliances and M&A deals announced worldwide.
Deal volume decreased by 17% in the defense industry, from 47 transactions in November 2011 to 39 in December 2011.
Deal value declined from US$4.87 billion in November 2011 to US$1.1 billion in December 2011.
In December 2011, the aerospace products and parts manufacturing channel accounted for 44% of the total volume of deal activity, followed by the C4ISR electronics and IT channel which contributed 36%.
In terms of deal value, the C4ISR electronics and IT channel accounted for 45% of the total deal value in December 2011.
In December 2011, the North American region recorded the highest volume of deal activity, representing 67% of the total deal volume.
In value terms, the North American region dominated representing 87% of the total deal value reported in December 2011.
In December 2011, the majority of deal activity was below the US$100 million range.
In December 2011, deals in the defense industry were primarily undertaken with the objective of business expansion through inorganic growth, which was the rationale behind 69% of the total transactions.