Amec Foster Wheeler Acquisitions and Exits, 29 Deals Between 2005 and 2017
engineering Company

Amec Foster Wheeler has acquired 29 companies of its own, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 6 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 assets.

Amec Foster Wheeler’s largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired Foster Wheeler AG for $3.2B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2007, when it sold AMEC - Midwest Pipelines business to Willbros Group for $14M. Amec Foster Wheeler has acquired in 8 different US states, and 6 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include engineering (47%) and business services (31%).

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Amec Foster Wheeler plc

Old Change House, 128 Queen Victoria Street,
London, EC4V 4BJ
United Kingdom,
+44 20 7429 7500

Amec Foster Wheeler plc serves the oil & gas, clean energy, environment & infrastructure and mining markets with consultancy, engineering, project management, operations and construction services, project delivery and specialized power equipment services. Amec Foster Wheeler was formed in 1848 and is based in London.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 23 1 2 - - - 26
vol $882M $29M $3.2B $4.1B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 1 - - - - 2 3
vol $14M $14M

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Largest Foster Wheeler AG
$3.2B (2014-11-12)
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Largest AMEC - Midwest Pipelines business
$14M (2007-06-06)

Engineering M&A - Last 3 Years

Amec Foster Wheeler was acquired by John Wood Group on October 9, 2017.

When analyzing the engineering sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 92 engineering companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 12 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 2 have acquired more than 10 companies.

The most prolific strategic engineering acquirer over the past 3 years is Terracon Consultants, with 5 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the engineering sector over the past 3 years is La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (Centre CDP Capital) with 2 platform acquisitions.

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