Alcoa Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Metals/mining Company

Alcoa has acquired 25 companies. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 22 assets.

Alcoa’s largest acquisition to date was in 2000, when it acquired Reynolds Metals for $4.5B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2001, when it sold Cordant Technologies to Alliant Techsystems for $2.9B. Alcoa has acquired in 12 different US states, and 6 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include metals/mining (44%) and aerospace (22%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity45
    • M&A Buy Activity23
    • M&A Sell Activity22
  • Total Sectors Invested 8
  • Total Countries Invested 6
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 28
  • M&A Advisors 7

Alcoa, Inc. (Alcoa)

201 Isabella Street Suite 500,
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212
United States,
(412) 315-2900
www.alcoa.com

Alcoa, Inc. is a producer and manager of primary aluminum, fabricated aluminum and alumina facilities, and is active in all major aspects of the industry. Alcoa serves the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation and industrial markets, bringing design, engineering, production and other capabilities. Alcoa, Inc. was formed in 1888 and is based in New York City.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 23 - - - - - 23
vol $12.6B $12.6B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 20 - - 1 1 - 22
vol $4.8B $670M $5.5B
  45

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Alcoa Warrick LLC 2020-11-30 670M USD Divestiture
Evansville, Indiana
Alcoa Corp. - Avilés and La Coruña Aluminum Plants 2019-07-31 - Divestiture
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania · www.alcoa.com
Arconic, Inc. 2016-11-01 - Spin Off
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania · www.arconic.com
RTI International Metals, Inc. 2015-03-09 1.5B USD Add-on Acquisition
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania · www.rtiintl.com
Aludium 2015-01-01 - Divestiture
Alicante, Spain · www.aludium.com
TITAL GmbH 2014-12-15 - Add-on Acquisition
Bestwig, Germany · www.tital.de
Firth Rixson Ltd. 2014-11-20 2.9B USD Add-on Acquisition
Sheffield, United Kingdom · www.firthrixson.com
Alcoa Power Generating Inc 2012-11-15 600M USD Divestiture
, United States
Alcoa Assets Related to Rockdale, Texas Site 2012-08-15 - Divestiture
Rockdale, Texas
Traco, Inc. 2010-08-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Metals/Mining 10 (43%) 6.0B (48%) 7 (32%) 1.3B (24%)
Aerospace 5 (22%) 5.8B (46%) 2 (9%) 2.9B (53%)
Building Materials 3 (13%) - 2 (9%) 305M (6%)
Transportation - - 4 (18%) -
Packaging 1 (4%) 790M (6%) 1 (5%) -
Chemicals - - 2 (9%) 342M (6%)
Communications 1 (4%) - - -
Consumer Products 1 (4%) - - -
Machinery 1 (4%) - - -
Technology Hardware 1 (4%) - - -
Business Services - - 1 (5%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (5%) -
Manufacturing - - 1 (5%) -
Renewable Energy - - 1 (5%) 600M (11%)
Total 23 $12.6B 22 $5.5B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 17 9.7B 18 5.1B
  California 3 - 1 -
  Pennsylvania 2 1.5B 2 -
  New York 1 - 2 -
  Texas - - 3 -
  Virginia 2 5.2B - -
  Ohio 2 - - -
  Utah 1 2.3B 1 2.9B
  Minnesota 1 - 1 660M
  Illinois 1 790M 1 -
  South Carolina 1 - - -
  Iowa 1 - - -
  Florida 1 - - -
  Alabama 1 - - -
  Missouri - - 1 305M
  Michigan - - 1 -
  Louisiana - - 1 -
  Indiana - - 1 670M
  Georgia - - 1 -
  Arkansas - - 1 -
Germany 1 - 2 342M
United Kingdom 2 2.9B - -
Venezuela 1 - 1 -
Canada 1 - - -
  Ontario 1 - - -
South Korea 1 - - -
Spain - - 1 -
Domestic 17 (74%) 9.7B (77%) 18 (82%) 5.1B (94%)
Cross-border 6 (26%) 2.9B (23%) 4 (18%) 342M (6%)
Total 23 $12.6B 22 $5.5B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Greenhill & Co., Inc.
3
Morgan Stanley
2
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
1
Legal Deals
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz LLP
2
Jones Day
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 4 $11.2B
$100M to $1B 2 $1.4B
TOTAL $12.6B
Largest Reynolds Metals Co., Inc.
$4.5B (2000-05-03)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $2.9B
$100M to $1B 5 $2.6B
TOTAL $5.5B
Largest Cordant Technologies, Inc.
$2.9B (2001-04-20)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
9%
2 (9%)
Strategic(s)
17%
4 (17%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
18%
4 (18%)
Strategic(s)
77%
17 (77%)

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