Barco - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Barco M&A Summary

Barco has acquired 13 companies. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 assets.

Barco’s largest acquisition to date was in 2008, when it acquired High End Systems for $55M. Barco has acquired in 3 different US states, and 8 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include technology hardware (54%) and software (24%).

Barco Business Overview

Where is Barco headquartered?

Barco is headquartered in Kortrijk, Belgium.

What is Barco’s revenue?

Barco disclosed revenue of 1,058M EUR for 2022 and 804M EUR for 2021.

How many employees does Barco have?

Barco has 3,141 employees.

What sector is Barco in?

Barco is a technology hardware company.

When was Barco founded?

Barco was founded in 1934.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity16
    • M&A Buy Activity13
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 8
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7

Barco

Barco NV

Beneluxpark 21,
Kortrijk, 8500
Belgium,
+32 5 623 32 11
www.barco.com

Barco is a provider of various core activities in image processing: large screen displays, display devices for application in life-critical situations and systems for visual inspection and quality control. Barco was incorporated in 1934 and is based in Kortrijk, Belgium.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 13 - - - - - 13
vol $148M $148M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 3 - - - - - 3
  16

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
X2O Media, Inc. 2018-03-28 - Divestiture
Montreal, Quebec · www.x2omedia.com
High End Systems, Inc. 2017-04-03 - Divestiture
Austin, Texas · www.highend.com
IOSONO GmbH 2014-09-24 - Add-on Acquisition
Erfurt, Germany · www.iosono-sound.com
Barco Orthogon GmbH 2014-08-01 - Divestiture
Bremen, Germany
X2O Media, Inc. 2014-03-18 16M CAD Add-on Acquisition
Montreal, Quebec · www.x2omedia.com
Projectiondesign AS 2013-02-25 - Stake Purchase
Fredrikstad, Norway · www.projectiondesign.com
AWIND, Inc. 2013-02-14 - Add-on Acquisition
Taipei, Taiwan · www.awindinc.com
JAOtech Ltd. 2012-02-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Redhill, United Kingdom
IP Video Systems, Inc. 2012-02-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Sunnyvale, California · www.ipvideosys.com
dZine NV 2010-07-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Kortrijk, Belgium · www.dzine.be
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Technology Hardware 7 (54%) - - -
Software 3 (23%) 60M (41%) 2 (67%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (8%) 55M (37%) 1 (33%) -
Electronics 1 (8%) - - -
Medical Products 1 (8%) 33M (22%) - -
Total 13 $148M 3 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 5 55M 1 -
  Texas 2 55M 1 -
  California 2 - - -
  Oregon 1 - - -
Canada 1 16M 1 -
  Quebec 1 16M 1 -
Germany 1 - 1 -
United Kingdom 2 44M - -
Belgium 1 - - -
Italy 1 33M - -
Norway 1 - - -
Taiwan 1 - - -
Domestic 1 (8%) - - -
Cross-border 12 (92%) 148M (100%) 3 (100%) -
Total 13 $148M 3 -

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 4 $148M
TOTAL $148M
Largest High End Systems, Inc.
$55M (2008-06-10)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
23%
3 (23%)
Strategic(s)
8%
1 (8%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
3 (100%)

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