Applus+ Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Applus+ has acquired 14 companies, including 12 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Applus+’s largest acquisition to date was in 2020, when it acquired Besikta Bilprovning i Sverige AB for $124M. Applus+ has acquired in 2 different US states, and 8 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include business services (36%) and engineering (22%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity15
    • M&A Buy Activity14
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 8
  • Total Countries Invested 8
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4

Applus+

Applus Services, S.A.

C/ Campezo nº1 Parque Empresarial Las Mercedes,
Madrid, 28022
Spain,
+34 912 080 800
www.applus.com

Applus+ is a global certification company specializing in testing, inspection, certification, and technological services. Applus Services was founded in 1996 and is based in Madrid, Spain.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (2.4/yr) # 2 - - 5 4 3 14
vol $200M $200M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
  15

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Entidad IDV Madrid SL 2022-04-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Madrid, Spain
ALPE Metrología Industrial SL 2022-04-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Berriozar, Spain · www.alpemetrologia.com
Lightship Security, Inc. 2022-02-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Ottawa, Ontario · www.lightshipsec.com
Enertis Solar, S.L. 2021-07-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Madrid, Spain · www.enertis.com
IMA Materialforschung und Anwendungstechnik GmbH 2021-05-27 - Add-on Acquisition
Saxony , Germany · www.ima-dresden.de
Adicora Servicios de Ingenieria, S.L. 2021-03-03 - Divestiture
Madrid, Spain · www.adicora.es
Ingenieria Estudios y Construcciones, S.A. 2021-03-03 - Divestiture
Bilbao, Spain · www.inecosa.com
Soil & Foundation Co.Ltd. (SAFCO) 2020-12-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Cairo, Egypt · www.sfc-eg.com
Geotechnical & Environmental Co. Ltd. 2020-12-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia · www.geco-ksa.com
QPS Evaluation Services, Inc. 2020-12-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Toronto, Ontario · www.qps.ca
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Business Services 5 (36%) - - -
Engineering 3 (21%) - - -
Automotive 1 (7%) 124M (62%) - -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (7%) - - -
Information Technology 1 (7%) - - -
Renewable Energy 1 (7%) - - -
Staffing 1 (7%) - - -
Test/Measurement Equipment 1 (7%) 76M (38%) - -
Life Science - - 1 (100%) -
Total 14 $200M 1 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Spain 5 - 1 -
Canada 2 - - -
  Ontario 2 - - -
United States 2 76M - -
  Michigan 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 76M - -
Egypt 1 - - -
Germany 1 - - -
Netherlands 1 - - -
Saudi Arabia 1 - - -
Sweden 1 124M - -
Domestic 5 (36%) - 1 (100%) -
Cross-border 9 (64%) 200M (100%) - -
Total 14 $200M 1 -

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $124M
< $100M 1 $76M
TOTAL $200M
Largest Besikta Bilprovning i Sverige AB
$124M (2020-10-20)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
7%
1 (7%)
Strategic(s)
21%
3 (21%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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