Brady Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Safety/security Company

Brady has acquired 39 companies. A total of 5 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Brady’s largest acquisition to date was in 2012, when it acquired Precision Dynamics for $300M. Brady has acquired in 10 different US states, and 13 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include manufacturing (36%) and safety/security (24%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity39
    • M&A Buy Activity39
  • Total Sectors Invested 9
  • Total Countries Invested 13
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 5
  • M&A Advisors 1

Brady Corp.

6555 West Good Hope Road,
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53223
United States,
(414) 358-6600
www.bradyid.com

Brady Corporation is a global manufacturer and supplier of identification solutions and workplace safety products that identify and protect premises, products and people. Brady was formed in 1914 and is based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 39 - - - - - 39
vol $490M $490M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  39

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Precision Dynamics Corp. 2012-12-31 300M USD Add-on Acquisition
San Fernando, California · www.pdcorp.com
TEKLYNX International SA 2010-12-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin · www.teklynx.com
ID Warehouse Pty. Ltd. 2010-11-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Regents Park, Australia · www.idwarehouse.com.au
Securimed SAS 2010-03-31 - Add-on Acquisition
Socx, France · www.securimed.fr
Stickolor Industria e Comercio de Auto Adesivos Ltda.. 2009-12-23 - Add-on Acquisition
Sao Paulo, Brazil · www.stickolor.com.br
Welco 2009-10-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Birmingham, United Kingdom · www.welco.co.uk
DAWG, Inc. 2008-03-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Terryville, Connecticut · www.dawginc.com
Transposafe Systems 2007-11-13 - Add-on Acquisition
Sassenheim, Netherlands · www.transposafe.com
Sorbent Products Co., Inc. 2007-04-12 - Add-on Acquisition
Somerset, New Jersey · www.sorbentproducts.com
Clement Communications, Inc. 2007-02-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Concordville, Pennsylvania · www.clement.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Precision Dynamics Corp.    - TimeMed Labeling Systems, Inc. 2008-11-04 1
San Fernando, California · www.pdcorp.com Burr Ridge, Illinois · www.timemed.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Manufacturing 14 (36%) - - -
Safety/Security 9 (23%) - - -
Distribution 5 (13%) 190M (39%) - -
Software 4 (10%) - - -
Medical Products 2 (5%) 300M (61%) - -
Metals/Mining 2 (5%) - - -
Business Services 1 (3%) - - -
Media 1 (3%) - - -
Publishing 1 (3%) - - -
Total 39 $490M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 18 490M - -
  California 4 300M - -
  New York 3 190M - -
  Wisconsin 2 - - -
  Pennsylvania 2 - - -
  Massachusetts 2 - - -
  Texas 1 - - -
  New Jersey 1 - - -
  Minnesota 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
  Connecticut 1 - - -
Australia 4 - - -
United Kingdom 4 - - -
Brazil 2 - - -
Germany 2 - - -
Thailand 2 - - -
Denmark 1 - - -
France 1 - - -
Italy 1 - - -
Netherlands 1 - - -
Singapore 1 - - -
South Korea 1 - - -
Sweden 1 - - -
Domestic 18 (46%) 490M (100%) - -
Cross-border 21 (54%) - - -
Total 39 $490M - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
C.W. Downer & Co.
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $490M
TOTAL $490M
Largest Precision Dynamics Corp.
$300M (2012-12-31)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
5 100%

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