Acuity Brands Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Electrical EquipmentCompany

Acuity Brands has acquired 22 companies, including 7 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Acuity Brands’ largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired Juno Lighting for $385M. Acuity Brands has acquired in 12 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include electrical equipment (64%) and software (23%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity22
    • M&A Buy Activity22
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3

Acuity Brands

Acuity Brands, Inc.

1170 Peachtree Street NE Suite 2300,
Atlanta, Georgia 30309
United States,
(404) 853-1400
www.acuitybrands.com

Acuity Brands is a provider of lighting solutions for both indoor and outdoor applications. The Company's lighting solutions are sold under various brands, including Lithonia Lighting, Holophane, Peerless, Gotham, Mark Architectural Lighting. Acuity Brands was formed in 2001 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 17 - 2 3 - - 22
vol $832M $832M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  22

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
LocusLabs, Inc. 2019-11-25 - Add-on Acquisition
Oakland, California · www.locuslabs.com
The Luminaires Group 2019-09-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Montreal, Quebec · www.theluminairesgroup.com
WhiteOptics LLC 2019-06-20 - Add-on Acquisition
New Castle, Delaware · www.whiteoptics.com
IOTA Engineering LLC 2018-05-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Tucson, Arizona · www.iotaengineering.com
Lucid Design Group, Inc. 2018-02-12 - Add-on Acquisition
Oakland, California · www.luciddesigngroup.com
DGLogik, Inc. 2016-07-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Oakland, California · www.dglogik.com
GeoMetri LLC 2016-01-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Braunfels, Texas
Juno Lighting, Inc. 2015-10-30 385M USD Add-on Acquisition
Chicago, Illinois · www.junolightinggroup.com
Distech Controls, Inc. 2015-09-01 242M CAD Add-on Acquisition
Brossard, Quebec · www.distech-controls.com
ByteLight, Inc. 2015-04-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Boston, Massachusetts · www.bytelight.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Electrical Equipment 14 (64%) 832M (100%) - -
Software 5 (23%) - - -
Communications 1 (5%) - - -
Electronics 1 (5%) - - -
Internet Software and Services 1 (5%) - - -
Total 22 $832M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 18 590M - -
  California 6 - - -
  Georgia 2 - - -
  Virginia 1 - - -
  Texas 1 - - -
  Pennsylvania 1 - - -
  New Jersey 1 - - -
  Minnesota 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 385M - -
  Delaware 1 - - -
  Connecticut 1 205M - -
  Arizona 1 - - -
Canada 3 242M - -
  Quebec 2 242M - -
  Alberta 1 - - -
Netherlands 1 - - -
Domestic 18 (82%) 590M (71%) - -
Cross-border 4 (18%) 242M (29%) - -
Total 22 $832M - -

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $832M
TOTAL $832M
Largest Juno Lighting, Inc.
$385M (2015-10-30)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
9%
2 (9%)
Strategic(s)
5%
1 (5%)

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