Belden, Inc.

1 North Brentwood Boulevard, 15th Floor,
St. Louis, Missouri 63105
United States,
(314) 854-8000
www.belden.com

Belden, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets cable, connectivity, and networking products in markets including industrial automation, enterprise, transportation, infrastructure, and consumer electronics. Belden, Inc. was originally established in 1902 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 11 1 1 - 1 1 15
vol $1.7B $710M $2.4B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $152M $152M
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Largest Tripwire, Inc.
$710M (2015-01-05)
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Largest Trapeze Networks, Inc.
$152M (2010-11-16)

According to our data here at Mergr, Belden has acquired 15 companies, including 4 in the last 5 years. A total of 6 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Belden’s largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired Tripwire for $710M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2010, when it sold Trapeze Networks to Juniper Networks for $152M. Belden has acquired in 6 different US states, and 6 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include technology hardware (27%) and electrical equipment (20%).

When analyzing the technology hardware sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 242 technology hardware companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 17 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 4 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic technology hardware acquirer over the past 3 years is Apogee, with 6 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the technology hardware sector over the past 3 years is H.I.G. Capital with 3 platform acquisitions.

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