Belden Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Technology HardwareCompany

Belden has acquired 15 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 6 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 4 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 communications (20%) and electrical equipment (20%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity19
    • M&A Buy Activity15
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 7
  • Total Countries Invested 6
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 13

Belden

Belden, Inc.

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

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


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 14 - - - 1 - 15
vol $2.4B $71M $2.5B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 2 - - 1 - 1 4
vol $152M $152M
  19

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Tripwire, Inc. 2022-02-09 - Divestiture
Portland, Oregon · www.tripwire.com
OTN Systems N.V. 2021-01-19 71M USD Add-on Acquisition
Olen, Belgium · www.otnsystems.com
Grass Valley 2020-02-04 - Divestiture
San Francisco, California · www.grassvalley.com
Thinklogical LLC 2017-05-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Milford, Connecticut · www.thinklogical.com
Tripwire, Inc. 2015-01-05 710M USD Add-on Acquisition
Portland, Oregon · www.tripwire.com
Grass Valley 2014-04-01 - Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.grassvalley.com
Belden - Thermax-Raydex 2012-12-17 - Divestiture
, United Kingdom
PPC Broadband, Inc. 2012-12-11 516M USD Add-on Acquisition
East Syracuse, New York · www.ppc-online.com
Miranda Technologies, Inc. 2012-07-24 - Add-on Acquisition
Montreal, Quebec · www.miranda.com
Byres Security, Inc. 2011-08-31 - Add-on Acquisition
Lantzville, British Columbia · www.byressecurity.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
GarrettCom, Inc.    - DYMEC, Inc. 2006-08-01 1
Fremont, California · www.garrettcom.com North Andover, Massachusetts

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Communications 3 (20%) 282M (11%) 1 (25%) 152M (100%)
Electrical Equipment 3 (20%) 654M (26%) 1 (25%) -
Electronics 3 (20%) 792M (32%) - -
Technology Hardware 3 (20%) 52M (2%) - -
Media 1 (7%) - 1 (25%) -
Software 1 (7%) 710M (29%) 1 (25%) -
Safety/Security 1 (7%) - - -
Total 15 $2.5B 4 $152M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 7 1.8B 2 -
  California 2 52M 1 -
  Oregon 1 710M 1 -
  New York 1 516M - -
  Illinois 1 429M - -
  Connecticut 1 - - -
Canada 3 133M 1 152M
  Ontario 1 133M 1 152M
  Quebec 1 - - -
  British Columbia 1 - - -
Germany 2 276M - -
Belgium 1 71M - -
Brazil 1 30M - -
China 1 195M - -
United Kingdom - - 1 -
Domestic 7 (47%) 1.8B (72%) 2 (50%) -
Cross-border 8 (53%) 705M (28%) 2 (50%) 152M (100%)
Total 15 $2.5B 4 $152M

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 6 $2.3B
< $100M 4 $231M
TOTAL $2.5B
Largest Tripwire, Inc.
$710M (2015-01-05)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $152M
TOTAL $152M
Largest Trapeze Networks, Inc.
$152M (2010-11-16)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
40%
6 (40%)
Strategic(s)
20%
3 (20%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
25%
1 (25%)
Strategic(s)
75%
3 (75%)

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