ADP Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Business Services Company

ADP has acquired 27 companies, including 4 in the last 5 years. A total of 13 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 7 assets.

ADP’s largest acquisition to date was in 2010, when it acquired Cobalt Group for $400M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2006, when it sold Audatex North America to Solera Holdings for $975M. ADP has acquired in 13 different US states, and 6 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include business services (40%) and information technology (31%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity30
    • M&A Buy Activity23
    • M&A Sell Activity7
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 6
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 18
  • M&A Advisors 1

Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP)

One ADP Boulevard,
Roseland, New Jersey 07068
United States,
(973) 974-5000
www.adp.com

Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP) is a provider of business outsourcing solutions. ADP offers a wide range of human resource (HR), payroll, tax and benefits administration solutions from a single source. ADP is also a provider of integrated computing solutions to auto, truck, motorcycle, marine, recreational vehicle, and heavy equipment retailers and manufacturers throughout the world. ADP was formed in 1949 and is based in Roseland, New Jersey.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 19 2 2 - - - 23
vol $400M $400M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 7 - - - - - 7
vol $1.1B $1.1B
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Celergo LLC 2018-08-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Chicago, Illinois · www.celergo.com
WorkMarket, Inc. 2018-01-22 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.workmarket.com
Global Cash Card 2017-10-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Irvine, California · www.globalcashcard.com
The Marcus Buckingham Co. 2017-01-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Beverly Hills, California · www.tmbc.com
Automatic Data Processing, Inc. - CHSA and COBRA Businesses 2016-11-01 - Divestiture
Roseland, New Jersey
AdvancedMD Software, Inc. 2015-08-06 - Divestiture
South Jordan, Utah · www.advancedmd.com
Automatic Data Processing, Inc. - OpenInvoiceTM 2015-06-29 - Divestiture
Birmingham, Alabama
PayRoll S.A. 2013-06-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Providencia, Chile · www.payroll.cl
Sovos Compliance 2012-11-06 - Divestiture
Wilmington, Massachusetts · www.sovos.com
SHPS, Inc. 2012-04-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Louisville, Kentucky · www.shps.net
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Business Services 9 (39%) - 1 (14%) -
Information Technology 7 (30%) 400M (100%) 2 (29%) -
Software 3 (13%) - 3 (43%) 1.1B (100%)
Staffing 2 (9%) - - -
Internet Software and Services 1 (4%) - 1 (14%) -
Insurance 1 (4%) - - -
Total 23 $400M 7 $1.1B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 17 400M 7 1.1B
  California 3 - 1 975M
  Massachusetts 2 - 1 -
  Kentucky 2 - - -
  Utah 1 - 1 -
  New York 1 - 1 -
  Georgia 1 - 1 145M
  Washington 1 400M - -
  Pennsylvania 1 - - -
  Ohio 1 - - -
  North Carolina 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
  Connecticut 1 - - -
  New Jersey - - 1 -
  Alabama - - 1 -
India 2 - - -
Canada 1 - - -
  Alberta 1 - - -
Chile 1 - - -
Italy 1 - - -
Netherlands 1 - - -
Domestic 17 (74%) 400M (100%) 7 (100%) 1.1B (100%)
Cross-border 6 (26%) - - -
Total 23 $400M 7 $1.1B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Mooreland Partners LLC
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $400M
TOTAL $400M
Largest Cobalt Group, Inc.
$400M (2010-07-12)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $1.1B
TOTAL $1.1B
Largest Audatex North America, Inc.
$975M (2006-04-13)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
39%
9 (39%)
Strategic(s)
9%
2 (9%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
29%
2 (29%)
Strategic(s)
57%
4 (57%)

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