AMETEK Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Test/measurement Equipment Company

AMETEK has acquired 74 companies, including 20 in the last 5 years. A total of 36 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

AMETEK’s largest acquisition to date was in 2019, when it acquired Gatan for $925M. AMETEK has acquired in 20 different US states, and 7 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include electrical equipment (19%) and test/measurement equipment (18%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity66
    • M&A Buy Activity64
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 12
  • Total Countries Invested 7
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 42
  • M&A Advisors 1

AMETEK, Inc. (AMETEK)

1100 Cassatt Road,
Berwyn, Pennsylvania 19312
United States,
(610) 647-2121
www.ametek.com

AMETEK is a global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices. AMETEK was formed in 1930 and is based in Berwyn, Pennsylvania.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (2.2/yr) # 53 2 6 2 1 - 64
vol $3.5B $522M $755M $1.1B $115M $5.9B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 1 - - - 1 - 2
  66

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
IntelliPower Inc. 2020-02-05 115M USD Add-on Acquisition
Orange, California · www.intellipower.com
Reading Alloys, Inc. 2020-01-07 - Divestiture
Robesonia, Pennsylvania · www.reading-alloys.com
Gatan, Inc. 2019-09-27 925M USD Divestiture
Pleasanton, California · www.gatan.com
Pacific Design Technologies, Inc. 2019-09-04 125M USD Add-on Acquisition
Goleta, California · www.pd-tech.com
Spectro Scientific, Inc. 2018-11-27 190M USD Add-on Acquisition
Chelmsford, Massachusetts · www.spectroinc.com
Telular Corp. 2018-11-01 525M USD Add-on Acquisition
Chicago, Illinois · www.telular.com
Forza Silicon Corp. 2018-11-01 40M USD Add-on Acquisition
Pasadena, California · www.forzasilicon.com
SoundCom Systems, Inc. 2018-05-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Berea, Ohio · www.soundcom.net
FMH Aerospace Corp. 2018-02-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Irvine, California · www.fmhaerospace.com
Arizona Instrument LLC 2018-02-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Chandler, Arizona · www.azic.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Electrical Equipment 12 (19%) 1.7B (29%) - -
Test/Measurement Equipment 11 (17%) 954M (16%) - -
Aerospace 8 (13%) 125M (2%) - -
Electronics 7 (11%) 156M (3%) - -
Manufacturing 7 (11%) 441M (7%) - -
Technology Hardware 6 (9%) 1.5B (26%) 1 (50%) -
Medical Products 4 (6%) 187M (3%) - -
Machinery 3 (5%) 173M (3%) - -
Engineering 2 (3%) 64M (1%) - -
Information Technology 2 (3%) 525M (9%) - -
Metals/Mining 1 (2%) - 1 (50%) -
Semiconductors 1 (2%) 40M (1%) - -
Total 64 $5.9B 2 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 55 5.3B 2 -
  California 10 1.4B 1 -
  Illinois 5 1.2B - -
  Pennsylvania 4 264M 1 -
  Massachusetts 4 357M - -
  Oklahoma 3 - - -
  Ohio 3 170M - -
  New Jersey 3 185M - -
  Minnesota 3 182M - -
  Florida 3 - - -
  North Carolina 2 290M - -
  New York 2 173M - -
  Kansas 2 - - -
  Connecticut 2 550M - -
  Wisconsin 1 - - -
  Rhode Island 1 38M - -
  New Hampshire 1 13M - -
  Missouri 1 175M - -
  Michigan 1 70M - -
  Arizona 1 - - -
Germany 2 282M - -
Switzerland 2 172M - -
United Kingdom 2 - - -
Canada 1 120M - -
  Quebec 1 120M - -
Finland 1 - - -
France 1 92M - -
Domestic 55 (86%) 5.3B (89%) 2 (100%) -
Cross-border 9 (14%) 667M (11%) - -
Total 64 $5.9B 2 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc.
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 23 $5.3B
< $100M 12 $656M
TOTAL $5.9B
Largest Gatan, Inc.
$925M (2019-09-27)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
41%
26 (41%)
Strategic(s)
13%
8 (13%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
2 (100%)

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