Barnes Group Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Manufacturing Company

Barnes Group has acquired 21 companies, including 4 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Barnes Group’s largest acquisition to date was in 2018, when it acquired Gimatic Srl for $417M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2013, when it sold Barnes Group - North American Distribution Business to MSC Industrial Direct for $550M. Barnes Group has acquired in 7 different US states, and 7 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include distribution (29%) and machinery (24%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity23
    • M&A Buy Activity21
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 7
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 12

Barnes Group, Inc.

123 Main Street,
Bristol, Connecticut 06010
United States,
(860) 583-7070
www.barnesgroupinc.com

Barnes Group, Inc. is an international aerospace and industrial manufacturing and service provider, serving a wide range of end markets and customers. The products and services provided by Barnes Group are used in far-reaching applications that provide transportation, communication, manufacturing and technology to the world. Barnes Group was formed in 1857 and is based in Bristol, Connecticut.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 18 1 2 - - - 21
vol $1.2B $417M $1.6B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $550M $550M
  23

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Gimatic Srl 2018-09-20 417M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Roncadelle, Italy · www.gimatic.com
Industrial Gas Springs Group Holdings Ltd. 2018-07-23 - Add-on Acquisition
Surrey, United Kingdom · www.industrialgassprings.com
Gammaflux LP 2017-03-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Sterling, Virginia · www.gammaflux.com
Adval Tech Holding AG - Molds Business (FOBOHA) 2016-08-31 138M CHF Divestiture
Niederwangen, Switzerland
Priamus System Technologies AG 2015-10-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Schaffhausen, Switzerland · www.priamus.com
Thermoplay SpA 2015-07-23 56M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Pont-saint-martin, Italy · www.thermoplay.com
Hall Longmore (Pty) Ltd. 2014-03-12 - Add-on Acquisition
Germiston, South Africa · www.hall-longmore.co.za
Otto Männer GmbH 2013-10-01 310M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Bahlingen, Germany · www.maenner-group.com
Barnes Group - North American Distribution Business 2013-04-22 550M USD Divestiture
Cleveland, Ohio
Synventive Molding Solutions, Inc. 2012-08-27 335M USD Add-on Acquisition
Peabody, Massachusetts · www.synventive.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Distribution 6 (29%) 147M (9%) 1 (50%) 550M (100%)
Machinery 5 (24%) 1.1B (68%) - -
Manufacturing 4 (19%) 56M (4%) - -
Plastics 3 (14%) 138M (9%) 1 (50%) -
Metals/Mining 2 (10%) 168M (11%) - -
Test/Measurement Equipment 1 (5%) - - -
Total 21 $1.6B 2 $550M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 9 427M 2 550M
  Ohio 3 14M 1 550M
  Minnesota 1 - 1 -
  Virginia 1 - - -
  Michigan 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 335M - -
  Illinois 1 79M - -
United Kingdom 4 54M - -
Switzerland 3 307M - -
Italy 2 473M - -
France 1 - - -
Germany 1 310M - -
South Africa 1 - - -
Domestic 9 (43%) 427M (27%) 2 (100%) 550M (100%)
Cross-border 12 (57%) 1.1B (73%) - -
Total 21 $1.6B 2 $550M

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 5 $1.4B
< $100M 5 $203M
TOTAL $1.6B
Largest Gimatic Srl
$417M (2018-09-20)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $550M
TOTAL $550M
Largest Barnes Group - North American Distribution Business
$550M (2013-04-22)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
10%
2 (10%)
Strategic(s)
29%
6 (29%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
50%
1 (50%)
Strategic(s)
50%
1 (50%)

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