Anixter International Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Distribution Company

Anixter International has acquired 17 companies. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Anixter International’s largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired HD Supply - Power Solutions Segment for $825M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2011, when it sold Align Aerospace to Greenbriar Equity Group for $155M. Anixter International has acquired in 7 different US states, and 6 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include distribution (94%) and building materials (7%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity18
    • M&A Buy Activity16
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 6
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 8
  • M&A Advisors 2

Anixter International, Inc.

2301 Patriot Boulevard,
Glenview, Illinois 60026
United States,
(224) 521-8000
www.anixter.com

Anixter International, Inc. is a distributor of Network & Security Solutions, Electrical & Electronic Solutions, and Utility Power Solutions. From enterprise networks to industrial MRO supply to video surveillance applications to electric power distribution, Anixter offers full-line solutions, and intelligence, that create reliable, resilient systems that sustain businesses and communities. Anixter International, Inc. was formed in 1957 and is based in Glenview, Illinois.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 16 - - - - - 16
vol $1.7B $1.7B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $155M $155M
  18

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
HD Supply - Power Solutions Segment 2015-07-15 825M USD Divestiture
, United States
Optimas OE Solutions LLC 2015-06-02 - Divestiture
Glenview, Illinois · www.optimas.com
Tri-Ed Distribution, Inc. 2014-08-11 420M USD Add-on Acquisition
Woodbury, New York · www.tri-ed.com
Jorvex, S.A. 2012-07-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Lima, Peru · www.jorvex.com
Align Aerospace 2011-08-16 155M USD Divestiture
Chatsworth, California · www.alignaero.com
Clark Security Products, Inc. 2010-12-20 37M USD Add-on Acquisition
San Diego, California · www.clarksecurity.com
World Class Wire & Cable, Inc. 2008-10-03 62M USD Add-on Acquisition
Waukesha, Wisconsin
Camille Gergen GmbH & Co., KG 2008-08-27 - Add-on Acquisition
Dillingen, Germany
Sofrasar SAS 2008-08-27 - Add-on Acquisition
Sarreguemines, France
Quality Screw & Nut Co. 2008-08-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Wood Dale, Illinois
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Distribution 15 (94%) 1.7B (100%) - -
Building Materials 1 (6%) - - -
Aerospace - - 1 (50%) 155M (100%)
Manufacturing - - 1 (50%) -
Total 16 $1.7B 2 $155M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 8 1.5B 2 155M
  California 2 158M 1 155M
  Illinois 1 - 1 -
  Wisconsin 1 62M - -
  New York 1 420M - -
  Minnesota 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
United Kingdom 3 122M - -
France 2 27M - -
Germany 1 - - -
Italy 1 58M - -
Peru 1 - - -
Domestic 8 (50%) 1.5B (88%) 2 (100%) 155M (100%)
Cross-border 8 (50%) 207M (12%) - -
Total 16 $1.7B 2 $155M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Greenhill & Co., Inc.
2
Legal Deals
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $1.4B
< $100M 7 $305M
TOTAL $1.7B
Largest HD Supply - Power Solutions Segment
$825M (2015-07-15)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $155M
TOTAL $155M
Largest Align Aerospace
$155M (2011-08-16)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
19%
3 (19%)
Strategic(s)
13%
2 (13%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
100%
2 (100%)

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