A healthy Aerospace and Defense M&A market
The evolving focus of Aerospace and Defense M&A
According to the study by Deloitte ,in the aerospace and defense industry, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) as we know them have recently changed. Instead of megamergers for the purpose of cost savings and synergies, current aerospace and defense M&A activity focuses on acquisitions that deliver new products and offer expansion into markets such as Asia, the Middle East, and beyond.
- Near-term aerospace and defense M&A is likely to focus on growth.
- Megamergers are likely to decrease in frequency while acquisitions of smaller targets could increase.
- Acquisitions will be used to gain new capabilities, access emerging technologies, and geographic expansion.
- Joint ventures and partnerships could replace outright mergers and acquisitions in some instances.