AB SKF

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

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

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 4 1 2 - - - 7
vol $1.1B $1.3B $2.4B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 1 - - 1 1 - 3
vol $23M $23M
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Largest Kaydon Corp.
$1.3B (2013-10-16)
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Largest Canfield Technologies, Inc.
$23M (2015-08-17)

According to our data here at Mergr, AB SKF has acquired 9 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 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 5 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include machinery (58%) and business services (15%).

When analyzing the technology hardware sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 242 technology hardware companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 15 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 6 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic technology hardware acquirer over the past 3 years is Apogee, with 6 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the technology hardware sector over the past 3 years is H.I.G. Capital with 4 platform acquisitions.

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