In the North American aerospace & defence industry, there were 32 M&A deals announced in Q3 2023, worth a total value of $5.9bn, according to GlobalData’s Deals Database. The $5.6bn acquisition of Ball Aerospace & Technologies by BAE Systems was the industry’s largest disclosed deal. GlobalData’s Aerospace, Defense and Security Industry Mergers and Acquisitions Deals by Top Themes in Q3 2023 report helps understand the transformative themes fueling M&A activity in the industry. Buy the report here.
In value terms, M&A activity in North America increased by 97% in Q3 2023 compared with the previous quarter’s total of $3bn and rose by 1575% as compared to Q3 2022. Related deal volume increased by 7% in Q3 2023 versus the previous quarter and was 23% higher than in Q3 2022.
The top-ranked legal advisors supporting these M&A deals in North America Q3 2023 were Kirkland & Ellis; Akerman; Cooley with 4, 2, 2 deals respectively.
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