Recent M&A trends in the aerospace, defense and government services sectors continued in 2014, with strong transaction activity in commercial aviation and a steady increase in defense and government services as the U.S. budget environment stabilized. 2014 was also a very active year for CSP, with the firm engaged to provide diligence advisory support in 40 U.S. and European transactions involving a broad range of private equity and corporate clients.
Among the announced transactions which CSP supported were nine that illustrate the breadth of 2014 activity involving private equity investors.
CSP is the leading global provider of business diligence transaction advisory services in the aerospace, defense, satellite telecommunications, and government services sectors, and is a strategic advisor to some of the largest U.S. and European corporate players in our served markets. Since 1990, the firm has supported approximately 200 U.S. and international private equity and corporate clients in nearly 800 merger and acquisition transactions. CSP developed, and continues to innovate the diligence model used by global investors to assess and value acquisition candidates in our served markets. Over the past 15 years, CSP Equity Partners, a CSP affiliate, has co-invested in more than 80 aerospace, defense, and government services companies. To learn more about how CSP can support your next transaction or strategic assessment, please contact us or visit www.cspassociates.com.