Maersk - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Maersk M&A Summary

Maersk has acquired 11 companies, including 11 in the last 5 years. A total of 5 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 4 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 6 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include transportation (70%) and business services (10%).

Maersk Business Overview

Where is Maersk headquartered?

Maersk is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark.

What is Maersk’s revenue?

Maersk disclosed revenue of 61,768M USD for 2021 and 39,772M USD for 2020.

How many employees does Maersk have?

Maersk has 95,000 employees.

What sector is Maersk in?

Maersk is a transportation company.

When was Maersk founded?

Maersk was founded in 1904.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity14
    • M&A Buy Activity10
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 6
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 9

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 founded in 1904 and is based in Copenhagen, Denmark.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.8/yr) # 1 3 2 4 - - 10
vol $2.4B $3.6B $1.7B $7.7B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 3 - - - 1 - 4
  14

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Maersk Supply Service 2023-03-20 - Divestiture
Kongens Lyngby, Denmark · www.maersksupplyservice.com
Martin Bencher Group 2022-08-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Aarhus C, Denmark · www.martin-bencher.com
ResQ 2022-06-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Sandnes, Norway · www.resq.no
Senator International Spedition GmbH 2022-06-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Hamburg, Germany · www.senator-international.com
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 A/S 2020-12-14 2.1B EUR Add-on Acquisition
Holstebro, Denmark · www.faerch.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
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Maersk Line A/S    - U.S. Marine Management, Inc. 2023-09-26 1
Esplanaden 50, Denmark · www.maerskline.com Norfolk, Virginia
Faerch A/S 2020-12-14 PACCOR Packaging GmbH 2022-01-03 1
Holstebro, Denmark · www.faerch.com Dusseldorf, Germany · www.paccor.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Transportation 7 (70%) 5.3B (68%) 1 (25%) -
Marine - - 3 (75%) -
Business Services 1 (10%) 308M (4%) - -
Packaging 1 (10%) 2.1B (28%) - -
Safety/Security 1 (10%) - - -
Total 10 $7.7B 4 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Denmark 2 2.1B 3 -
United States 4 1.7B 1 -
  Utah 1 - - -
  Pennsylvania 1 1.7B - -
  New Jersey 1 - - -
  California 1 - - -
  North Carolina - - 1 -
China 1 3.6B - -
Germany 1 - - -
Norway 1 - - -
Sweden 1 308M - -
Domestic 2 (20%) 2.1B (28%) 3 (75%) -
Cross-border 8 (80%) 5.6B (72%) 1 (25%) -
Total 10 $7.7B 4 -

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)
40%
4 (40%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
100%
4 (100%)

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