AB SKF Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Machinery Company

AB SKF has acquired 12 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 4 assets.

AB SKF’s largest acquisition to date was in 2013, when it acquired Kaydon for $1.3B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2015, when it sold Canfield Technologies to Gen Cap America for $23M. AB SKF has acquired in 6 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include machinery (50%) and software (20%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity14
    • M&A Buy Activity10
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7
  • M&A Advisors 2

AB SKF

Hornsgatan 1,
Gothenburg, 415 50
Sweden,
+46 3 13 37 10 00
www.skf.com

SKF has focused on growth in the areas of technology, industrial experience and world-wide presence. Simply put, the combination of these three areas is the powerful source of the knowledge that makes our uniquely wide range of capabilities possible. Developing new bearing technology for over a century, SKF has developed a unique understanding of rotating equipment and how machine components and industrial processes are interrelated.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 7 - - 3 - - 10
vol $2.4B $2.4B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 3 - 1 - - - 4
vol $23M $23M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Form Automation Solutions, Inc. 2019-11-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Addison, Texas · www.fas-mobile.com
Presenso Ltd. 2019-10-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Haifa, Israel · www.presenso.com
RecondOil Sweden AB 2019-06-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Johanneshov, Sweden · www.recondoil.com
SKF Motion Technologies 2018-07-31 - Divestiture
Gothenburg, Sweden
Fly-By-Wire Systems France SAS 2016-03-17 - Divestiture
Saint-Vallier, France
Canfield Technologies, Inc. 2015-08-17 23M USD Divestiture
Sayreville, New Jersey · www.canfieldmetals.com
GLOi AB 2014-09-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Molndal, Sweden · www.gloi.se
Hofmann Engineering North America Ltd. 2014-09-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Cambridge, Ontario · www.hofmannengineering.com
Kaydon Corp. 2013-10-16 1.3B USD Add-on Acquisition
Ann Arbor, Michigan · www.kaydon.com
General Bearing Corp. 2012-02-14 125M USD Add-on Acquisition
West Nyack, New York · www.generalbearing.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Machinery 5 (50%) 1.4B (58%) 2 (50%) 23M (100%)
Software 2 (20%) - - -
Business Services 1 (10%) - - -
Manufacturing 1 (10%) 1.0B (42%) - -
Technology Hardware 1 (10%) - - -
Aerospace - - 1 (25%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (25%) -
Total 10 $2.4B 4 $23M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 6 2.4B 1 23M
  Texas 1 - - -
  Ohio 1 - - -
  New York 1 125M - -
  Missouri 1 1.0B - -
  Michigan 1 1.3B - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
  New Jersey - - 1 23M
Sweden 2 - 2 -
Canada 1 - - -
  Ontario 1 - - -
France - - 1 -
Israel 1 - - -
Domestic 2 (20%) - 2 (50%) -
Cross-border 8 (80%) 2.4B (100%) 2 (50%) 23M (100%)
Total 10 $2.4B 4 $23M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
1
Legal Deals
Reed Smith LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $2.3B
$100M to $1B 1 $125M
TOTAL $2.4B
Largest Kaydon Corp.
$1.3B (2013-10-16)
sell # Total
< $100M 1 $23M
TOTAL $23M
Largest Canfield Technologies, Inc.
$23M (2015-08-17)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
10%
1 (10%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
75%
3 (75%)
Strategic(s)
25%
1 (25%)

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