Asahi Kasei Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Chemicals Company

Asahi Kasei has acquired 4 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Asahi Kasei’s largest acquisition to date was in 2012, when it acquired ZOLL Medical for $2.2B. Asahi Kasei has acquired in 4 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include automotive (25%) and construction (25%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity5
    • M&A Buy Activity4
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3
  • M&A Advisors 3

Asahi Kasei Corp.

Hibiya Mitsui Tower 1-1-2 Yurakucho Chiyoda-ku,
Tokyo, 100-0006
Japan,
81 3 3296 3000
www.asahi-kasei.co.jp

Asahi Kasei Corp. provides chemicals Segment offers organic and inorganic industrial chemicals, synthetic resin, synthetic rubber, high-compound fertilizer, coating materials, latex, pharmaceutical and food additives, explosives, photopolymers and platemaking systems, separation and ion-exchange membranes, systems, and equipment. Asahi Kasei was founded in 1922 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 2 - - 2 - - 4
vol $2.2B $1.1B $3.3B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
  5

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Erickson Construction Co., Inc. 2018-11-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Chandler, Arizona · www.ericksoncompanies.com
Sage Automotive Interiors, Inc. 2018-07-19 1.1B USD Add-on Acquisition
Greenville, South Carolina · www.sageautomotiveinteriors.com
Polypore International, Inc. 2015-02-23 - Add-on Acquisition
Charlotte, North Carolina · www.polypore.net
ZOLL Medical Corporation 2012-03-12 2.2B USD Add-on Acquisition
Chelmsford, Massachusetts · www.zoll.com
Nihonkaisui Co., Ltd. 2003-11-01 - Divestiture
Tokyo, Japan · www.nihonkaisui.co.jp
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Sage Automotive Interiors, Inc. 2018-07-19 Adient plc - Automotive Fabric Business 2020-03-06 1
Greenville, South Carolina · www.sageautomotiveinteriors.com Dublin, Ireland
ZOLL Medical Corporation 2012-03-12 Mobilize RRS LLC 2019-07-22 8
Chelmsford, Massachusetts · www.zoll.com Pittsford, New York · www.mobilizerescue.com
ZOLL Medical Corporation 2012-03-12 TherOx, Inc. 2019-06-18 7
Chelmsford, Massachusetts · www.zoll.com Irvine, California · www.therox.com
ZOLL Medical Corporation 2012-03-12 Cardiac Science Corp. 2019-06-11 6
Chelmsford, Massachusetts · www.zoll.com Waukesha, Wisconsin · www.cardiacscience.com
ZOLL Medical Corporation 2012-03-12 Golden Hour Data Systems, Inc. 2019-03-04 5
Chelmsford, Massachusetts · www.zoll.com San Diego, California · www.goldenhour.com
ZOLL Medical Corporation 2012-03-12 Payor Logic, Inc. 2019-01-09 4
Chelmsford, Massachusetts · www.zoll.com Centerville, Ohio · www.payorlogic.com
ZOLL Medical Corporation 2012-03-12 Kyma Medical Technologies Ltd. 2015-09-16 3
Chelmsford, Massachusetts · www.zoll.com Kfar Saba, Israel
Polypore International, Inc. 2015-02-23 Polypore International - Energy Storage Business 2015-08-26 2
Charlotte, North Carolina · www.polypore.net , North Carolina
Polypore International, Inc. 2015-02-23 Polypore International - Separations Media Business 2015-02-23 1
Charlotte, North Carolina · www.polypore.net Charlotte, North Carolina
ZOLL Medical Corporation 2012-03-12 Advanced Circulatory Systems, Inc. 2014-12-22 2
Chelmsford, Massachusetts · www.zoll.com Roseville, Minnesota · www.advancedcirculatory.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Automotive 1 (25%) 1.1B (32%) - -
Construction 1 (25%) - - -
Machinery 1 (25%) - - -
Medical Products 1 (25%) 2.2B (68%) - -
Food - - 1 (100%) -
Total 4 $3.3B 1 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 4 3.3B - -
  South Carolina 1 1.1B - -
  North Carolina 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 2.2B - -
  Arizona 1 - - -
Japan - - 1 -
Domestic - - 1 (100%) -
Cross-border 4 (100%) 3.3B (100%) - -
Total 4 $3.3B 1 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
UBS Investment Bank
1
Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co.,Ltd.
1
Legal Deals
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $3.3B
TOTAL $3.3B
Largest ZOLL Medical Corporation
$2.2B (2012-03-12)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
2 100%
Divested to
PE Firm(s)
100%
1 100%

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