A. M. Castle - M&A Summary and Business Overview


A. M. Castle M&A Summary

A. M. Castle has acquired 4 companies. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

A. M. Castle’s largest acquisition to date was in 2006, when it acquired Transtar Metals for $180M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2016, when it sold Total Plastics Int l to Prophet Equity for $55M. A. M. Castle has acquired in 3 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include distribution (75%) and metals/mining (25%).

A. M. Castle Business Overview

Where is A. M. Castle headquartered?

A. M. Castle is headquartered in Oak Brook, Illinois.

What is A. M. Castle’s revenue?

A. M. Castle disclosed revenue of 368M USD for 2020 and 559M USD for 2019.

How many employees does A. M. Castle have?

A. M. Castle has 681 employees.

What sector is A. M. Castle in?

A. M. Castle is a distribution company.

When was A. M. Castle founded?

A. M. Castle was founded in 1890.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity5
    • M&A Buy Activity4
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2
  • M&A Advisors 3

A. M. Castle

A. M. Castle & Co.

1420 Kensington Road, Suite 220,
Oak Brook, Illinois 60523
United States,
(847) 455-7111

A. M. Castle is a metals and plastics distribution company. A. M. Castle was incorporated in 1890 and is based in Oak Brook, Illinois.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 4 - - - - - 4
vol $345M $345M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $55M $55M

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Total Plastics, Int'l 2016-03-15 55M USD Divestiture
Kalamazoo, Michigan · www.totalplastics.com
Tube Supply, Inc. 2011-12-16 165M USD Add-on Acquisition
Houston, Texas · www.tubesupply.com
Transtar Metals, Inc. 2006-09-05 180M USD Add-on Acquisition
Franklin Park, Illinois · www.transtarmetals.com
Oliver Steel Plate Corp. 1998-07-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Bedford Heights, Ohio · www.oliversteel.com
Keystone Tube Co. 1997-04-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Chicago, Illinois
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Distribution 3 (75%) 345M (100%) 1 (100%) 55M (100%)
Metals/Mining 1 (25%) - - -
Total 4 $345M 1 $55M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 4 345M 1 55M
  Illinois 2 180M - -
  Texas 1 165M - -
  Ohio 1 - - -
  Michigan - - 1 55M
Total 4 $345M 1 $55M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
William Blair
Legal Deals
Winston & Strawn

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $345M
Largest Transtar Metals, Inc.
$180M (2006-09-05)
sell # Total
< $100M 1 $55M
Largest Total Plastics, Int'l
$55M (2016-03-15)

M&A Connections

Acquired from
1 (25%)
Divested to
1 (100%)

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