Axalta - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Axalta M&A Summary

Axalta has acquired 16 companies, including 5 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Axalta’s largest acquisition to date was in 2021, when it acquired U-POL for $590M. Axalta has acquired in 5 different US states, and 6 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include chemicals (87%) and distribution (14%).

Axalta Business Overview

Where is Axalta headquartered?

Axalta is headquartered in Glen Mills, Pennsylvania.

What is Axalta’s revenue?

Axalta disclosed revenue of 4,884M USD for 2022 and 4,416M USD for 2021.

How many employees does Axalta have?

Axalta has 12,000 employees.

What sector is Axalta in?

Axalta is a chemicals company.

When was Axalta founded?

Axalta was founded in 1866.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity15
    • M&A Buy Activity15
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 6
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6
  • M&A Advisors 3

Axalta

Axalta Coating Systems Ltd.

50 Applied Bank Blvd, Suite 300,
Glen Mills, Pennsylvania 19342
United States,
(855) 547-1461
www.axalta.com

Axalta is a global manufacturer, marketer and distributor of advanced coating systems primarily for the transportation industry. The company comprises four segments: refinish, OEM, industrial liquid and powder. Axalta operates manufacturing sites on six continents, serving customers in 120 countries directly and through 4,000 distributors. Axalta Coating Systems was incorporated in 1866 and is based in Glen Mills, Pennsylvania.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 12 - 1 - 1 1 15
vol $420M $590M $285M $1.3B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  15

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
CoverFlexx Group 2024-05-13 285M USD Divestiture
Brighton, Michigan · www.coverflexx.com
Andre Koch AG 2023-11-28 - Add-on Acquisition
Urdorf, Switzerland · www.andrekoch.ch
U-POL Ltd. 2021-07-07 590M USD Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.u-pol.com
Capital Paints LLC 2019-09-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates · www.capitalpaints.com
Plascoat Systems Ltd. 2017-08-14 - Divestiture
Farnham, United Kingdom · www.plascoat.com
Spencer Coatings Group Ltd. 2017-05-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Aberdeen, United Kingdom · www.spencercoatings.co.uk
The Valspar Corp. - Industrial Wood Coatings business 2017-04-12 420M USD Divestiture
, United States
Century Industrial Coatings 2017-02-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Jacksonville, Texas · www.centurypaint.com
Ellis Paint Co. 2017-01-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Los Angeles, California · www.ellispaint.com
Geeraets Autolak BV 2016-08-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Druten, Netherlands · www.geeraets-autolak.nl
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Chemicals 13 (87%) 1.3B (100%) - -
Distribution 2 (13%) - - -
Total 15 $1.3B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 7 705M - -
  Michigan 2 285M - -
  California 2 - - -
  Texas 1 - - -
  Ohio 1 - - -
United Kingdom 3 590M - -
Netherlands 2 - - -
Malaysia 1 - - -
Switzerland 1 - - -
United Arab Emirates 1 - - -
Domestic 7 (47%) 705M (54%) - -
Cross-border 8 (53%) 590M (46%) - -
Total 15 $1.3B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Rothschild Global Advisory
1
Centerview Partners
1
Legal Deals
Morrison & Foerster
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $1.3B
TOTAL $1.3B
Largest U-POL Ltd.
$590M (2021-07-07)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
7%
1 (7%)
Strategic(s)
27%
4 (27%)

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