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2012 Year-End Update

By April 1, 2013April 6th, 2018News

2012 marked another year of significant M&A activity in the aerospace, defense, and government markets. While the volume of private equity-sponsored defense transactions was impacted by uncertainty surrounding sequestration and the U.S. defense budget outlook, the commercial aerospace market experienced an upturn in transaction volume reflecting strong sector fundamentals and a favorable outlook for commercial aircraft deliveries.

In 2012, CSP Associates was engaged by nearly thirty strategic and financial buyers and sellers to support 40 transactions in our served markets. Representative completed transactions are highlighted below. CSP is the recognized standard for business diligence advisory services in the aerospace, defense, and government sectors, and is a leading provider of strategic advisory services to corporate clients in our served markets. Since 1990, CSP has been engaged in more than 650 industry transactions by more than 125 corporate and financial buyers and sellers of aerospace, defense and government businesses. CSP Equity Partners, a CSP affiliate, is a co-investor in more than 75 transactions in our served markets. To learn more about how CSP can assist you with your next transaction or strategic assessment, please contact us or visit

CSP has performed nearly 1,000 transaction advisory engagements across Defense, Commercial Aviation, Government Professional & Technical Services, and Space & Satellite Telecommunications