Access Industries Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Diversified Company

Access Industries has acquired 21 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 12 assets.

Access Industries’ largest acquisition to date was in 2017, when it acquired Calpine for $5.6B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2015, when it sold Acision to Xura for $135M. Access Industries has acquired in 4 different US states, and 8 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (22%) and media (22%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity30
    • M&A Buy Activity19
    • M&A Sell Activity11
  • Total Sectors Invested 9
  • Total Countries Invested 8
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 18

Access Industries, Inc.

730 Fifth Avenue,
New York, New York 10019
United States,
(212) 247-6400
www.accessindustries.com

Access Industries, Inc. is a US based holding company focused on long-term investments worldwide. This includes companies located in the US, Europe, and South America. The Firm targets companies operating in the fields of natural resources, chemicals, telecommunications, media, real estate, emerging technology, and retail. Access Industries, Inc. was formed in 1986 and is based in New York City.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 16 1 2 - - - 19
vol $3.3B $5.6B $8.9B
Sell (0.6/yr) # 8 - - - 2 1 11
vol $205M $205M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Warner Music, Inc. 2020-06-03 - IPO
New York, New York · www.wmg.com
Perform Group Plc 2019-04-15 - Divestiture
Feltham, United Kingdom · www.performgroup.com
Dynamic Yield Ltd. 2019-03-25 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.dynamicyield.com
Calpine Corp. 2017-08-18 5.6B USD Going Private
Houston, Texas · www.calpine.com
Bad Wolf 2017-03-27 - Stake Purchase
, United Kingdom
Dynamic Yield Ltd. 2016-12-20 - Venture
New York, New York · www.dynamicyield.com
O-Zone Networks Pvt. Ltd. 2015-09-15 - Add-on Acquisition
New Delhi, India · www.o-zone.in
Acision Ltd. 2015-06-15 135M USD Add-on Acquisition
Reading, United Kingdom · www.acision.com
Boomerang Tube LLC 2015-06-10 - Bankruptcy
Chesterfield, Missouri · www.boomerangtube.com
Sentient Technologies Holdings Ltd. 2014-11-24 - Venture
San Francisco, California · www.sentient.ai
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Calpine Corp. 2017-08-18 Calpine Corp. - Two Contracted Power Plants 2019-04-11 1
Houston, Texas · www.calpine.com Houston, Texas

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Internet Software and Services 4 (21%) - 2 (18%) -
Media 4 (21%) 3.3B (37%) 1 (9%) -
Communications 2 (11%) - 2 (18%) 70M (34%)
Digital Media 2 (11%) - 1 (9%) -
E-Commerce 2 (11%) - 1 (9%) -
Information Technology 2 (11%) - 1 (9%) 135M (66%)
Manufacturing 1 (5%) - 1 (9%) -
Chemicals 1 (5%) - - -
Utilities 1 (5%) 5.6B (63%) - -
Metals/Mining - - 1 (9%) -
Oil/Gas Exploration - - 1 (9%) -
Total 19 $8.9B 11 $205M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 6 8.9B 3 -
  New York 2 3.3B 2 -
  California 2 - - -
  Missouri 1 - 1 -
  Texas 1 5.6B - -
United Kingdom 6 - 2 135M
Germany 2 - 2 -
Russia 1 - 2 -
India 1 - 1 -
Norway 1 - 1 70M
Channel Islands 1 - - -
France 1 - - -
Domestic 6 (32%) 8.9B (100%) 3 (27%) -
Cross-border 13 (68%) - 8 (73%) 205M (100%)
Total 19 $8.9B 11 $205M

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $8.9B
TOTAL $8.9B
Largest Calpine Corp.
$5.6B (2017-08-18)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $135M
< $100M 1 $70M
TOTAL $205M
Largest Acision Ltd.
$135M (2015-06-15)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
75%
3 75%
Strategic(s)
25%
1 25%
Divested to
PE Firm(s)
20%
1 20%
Strategic(s)
80%
4 80%

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