Livingstone has an excellent track record advising both large corporates and independent engineering and technology businesses serving the aerospace, defence and security markets across Europe and North America.  Recent clients and counter-parties include the likes of Babcock, Cobham, Ultra Electronics and QinetiQ.

Defence & Security remains a highly attractive investment market and the hotbed for the most innovative technologies and services.  With a dynamic global, local and virtual threat environment, several technology areas including secure communications and cyber security software and services are home to some of the most attractive and exciting businesses in the world and are seeing strong M&A activity

The global Aerospace market is currently very attractive with consistent growth in passenger demand, strong uptake in major new civil platforms from both Airbus and Boeing and the emergence of important new materials and manufacturing processes driving strong order books and consolidation within the supply chain. In the Aerospace market, Livingstone regularly advises on important transactions across the spectrum of engineering & manufacturing, supply chain & distribution and aviation consultancy, giving us a uniquely holistic view of this thriving market.

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Martin Walsham, Founder and CEO

“It was great working with Livingstone – they really understand this sector. The team invested the time with us to put the business on the best possible footing for the sale and then ran a tight process focusing in on serious future strategic partners.”