Maersk Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

TransportationCompany

Maersk has acquired 8 companies, including 8 in the last 5 years. A total of 5 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Maersk’s largest acquisition to date was in 2021, when it acquired Li & Fung for $3.6B. Maersk has acquired in 4 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include transportation (72%) and business services (15%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity9
    • M&A Buy Activity7
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 8

Maersk

A.P. Moller - Maersk A/S

Esplanaden 50,
Copenhagen, 1098
Denmark,
+45 33 63 33 63
www.maersk.com

A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S is a global shipping and oil/gas company. Maersk consists of a collection of companies operating within the two main industries of shipping and energy. Maersk was formed in 1904 and is based in Copenhagen, Denmark.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (1.4/yr) # - - 1 3 2 1 7
vol $2.4B $3.6B $1.7B $7.7B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
  9

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Pilot Freight Services, Inc. 2022-02-09 1.7B USD Add-on Acquisition
Glen Mills, Pennsylvania · www.pilotdelivers.com
Li & Fung Ltd. 2021-12-28 3.6B USD Add-on Acquisition
Kowloon, China · www.lifung.com
Visible Supply Chain Management 2021-08-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Salt Lake City, Utah · www.visiblescm.com
Faerch Plast A/S 2020-12-14 2.1B EUR Add-on Acquisition
Holstebro, Denmark · www.faerchplast.com
KGH Customs Services 2020-07-06 308M SEK Add-on Acquisition
Göteborg, Sweden · www.kghcustoms.com
Performance Team LLC 2020-04-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Santa Fe Springs, California · www.performanceteam.net
Vandegrift Inc. 2019-02-12 - Add-on Acquisition
Clark, New Jersey · www.vandegriftinc.com
Esvagt A/S 2015-07-07 - Divestiture
Esbjerg, Denmark · www.esvagt.com
Bridge Terminal Transport, Inc. 2013-08-07 - Divestiture
Charlotte, North Carolina · www.bttinc.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Transportation 5 (71%) 5.3B (68%) 1 (50%) -
Business Services 1 (14%) 308M (4%) - -
Plastics 1 (14%) 2.1B (28%) - -
Marine - - 1 (50%) -
Total 7 $7.7B 2 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 4 1.7B 1 -
  Utah 1 - - -
  Pennsylvania 1 1.7B - -
  New Jersey 1 - - -
  California 1 - - -
  North Carolina - - 1 -
Denmark 1 2.1B 1 -
China 1 3.6B - -
Sweden 1 308M - -
Domestic 1 (14%) 2.1B (28%) 1 (50%) -
Cross-border 6 (86%) 5.6B (72%) 1 (50%) -
Total 7 $7.7B 2 -

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 3 $7.4B
$100M to $1B 1 $308M
TOTAL $7.7B
Largest Li & Fung Ltd.
$3.6B (2021-12-28)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
57%
4 (57%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
100%
2 (100%)

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