Arrow Electronics Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Distribution Company

Arrow Electronics has acquired 36 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 10 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Arrow Electronics’ largest acquisition to date was in 2007, when it acquired KeyLink Systems Group for $485M. Arrow Electronics has acquired in 10 different US states, and 11 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include distribution (45%) and information technology (15%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity35
    • M&A Buy Activity34
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 9
  • Total Countries Invested 11
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 20
  • M&A Advisors 4

Arrow Electronics, Inc. (Arrow Electronics)

9201 East Dry Creek Road,
Centennial, Colorado 80112
United States,
(303) 824-4000
www.arrow.com

Arrow Electronics is a global supplier of products, services, and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. Arrow's diverse customer base consists of original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers, and other commercial customers. These customers include manufacturers of industrial equipment and consumer products serving industries ranging from telecommunications, automotive and transportation, aerospace and defense, medical, professional services, and alternative energy, among others. Arrow Electronics was formed in 1935 and is based in Centennial, Colorado.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 33 - 1 - - - 34
vol $744M $744M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
  35

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
eInfochips Ltd. 2018-01-02 - Add-on Acquisition
San Jose, California · www.einfochips.com
UBM plc - Technical and Electronics Media Portfolio 2016-06-03 - Divestiture
, United Kingdom
immixGroup, Inc. 2015-03-02 - Add-on Acquisition
McLean, Virginia · www.immixgroup.com
United Technical Publishing 2015-02-17 - Divestiture
, United States
ATM Electronic Corp. 2015-02-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Nei-Hu, Taiwan · www.atm-tw.com
RDC 2015-02-02 - Divestiture
Essex, United Kingdom · www.rdc.co.uk
Seneca Data Distributors, Inc. 2014-08-14 - Add-on Acquisition
North Syracuse, New York · www.senecadata.com
Greentech Sweden AB 2014-01-21 - Add-on Acquisition
VÄXJÖ, Sweden
Computerlinks AG 2013-08-28 259M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Munchen, Germany · www.computerlinks.net
Global Link Technology, Inc. 2012-09-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Centennial, Colorado · www.globallinktechnology.com
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Arrow Asia Pac Ltd.    - Adilam Electronics 2007-06-01 1
Hong Kong, Hong Kong · www.arrowasia.com.hk , Australia

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Distribution 15 (44%) 744M (100%) 1 (100%) -
Information Technology 5 (15%) - - -
Electronics 4 (12%) - - -
Environmental 4 (12%) - - -
E-Commerce 2 (6%) - - -
Information Services 1 (3%) - - -
Retail 1 (3%) - - -
Technology Hardware 1 (3%) - - -
Transportation 1 (3%) - - -
Total 34 $744M 1 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 20 485M 1 -
  Texas 4 - - -
  Colorado 3 - - -
  New York 2 - 1 -
  Ohio 2 485M - -
  California 2 - - -
  Virginia 1 - - -
  Mississippi 1 - - -
  Minnesota 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
United Kingdom 3 - - -
France 2 - - -
Japan 2 - - -
China 1 - - -
Germany 1 259M - -
Singapore 1 - - -
South Korea 1 - - -
Spain 1 - - -
Sweden 1 - - -
Taiwan 1 - - -
Domestic 20 (59%) 485M (65%) 1 (100%) -
Cross-border 14 (41%) 259M (35%) - -
Total 34 $744M 1 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
1
Legal Deals
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
1
Taylor Wessing LLP
1
Khaitan & Co.
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $744M
TOTAL $744M
Largest KeyLink Systems Group
$485M (2007-01-02)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
24%
8 (24%)
Strategic(s)
26%
9 (26%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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