Brookfield Business Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Brookfield Business Partners has acquired 9 companies, including 9 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Brookfield Business Partners’ largest acquisition to date was in 2022, when it acquired Nielsen Holdings for $16.0B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2019, when it sold North American Palladium to Impala Platinum Holdings for $570M. Brookfield Business Partners has acquired in 4 different US states, and 6 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include real estate (12%) and business services (12%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity11
    • M&A Buy Activity9
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 9
  • Total Countries Invested 6
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 10
  • M&A Advisors 7

Brookfield Business Partners

Brookfield Business Partners L.P.

73 Front Street,
Hamilton, HM 12
Bermuda,
+441-294-3309
www.bbu.brookfield.com

Brookfield Business Partners acquires high-quality businesses and applies its global investing and operational expertise to create value, with a focus on profitability, sustainable margins, and sustainable cash flows. Brookfield Business Partners has the flexibility to invest across multiple industries and through many forms. Its current operations are primarily in business services, construction, energy, and industrial operations.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (1.8/yr) # - 1 1 1 3 3 9
vol $14.2B $25.4B $39.6B
Sell (0.4/yr) # - - 2 - - - 2
vol $826M $826M
  11

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
CDK Global, Inc. 2022-04-07 8.3B USD Add-on Acquisition
Hoffman Estates, Illinois · www.cdkglobal.com
Nielsen Holdings plc 2022-03-29 16.0B USD Going Private
New York, New York · www.nielsen.com
La Trobe Financial Services Pty Ltd. 2022-03-18 1.1B USD Add-on Acquisition
Melbourne, Australia · www.latrobefinancial.com.au
Scientific Games - Lottery Business 2021-10-27 5.8B USD Divestiture
Las Vegas, Nevada
DexKo Global, Inc. 2021-07-05 3.4B USD Add-on Acquisition
Novi, Michigan · www.dexko.com
Modulaire Group 2021-06-27 5.0B USD Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.modulairegroup.com
Everise Holdings Pte. Ltd. 2020-12-08 - Add-on Acquisition
Singapore, Singapore · www.weareeverise.com
Nova Cold Logistics 2019-11-21 256M CAD Divestiture
Brampton, Ontario · www.novacold.com
Genworth MI Canada, Inc. 2019-10-22 - Divestiture
Oakville, Ontario · investor.genworthmicanada.ca
North American Palladium Inc. 2019-10-07 570M USD Divestiture
Toronto, Ontario · www.nap.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
DexKo Global, Inc. 2021-07-05 TexTrail, Inc. 2022-08-22 5
Novi, Michigan · www.dexko.com East Mount Pleasant, Texas · www.textrail.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Real Estate 1 (11%) 5.0B (13%) 1 (50%) 256M (31%)
Business Services 1 (11%) - - -
Financial Services 1 (11%) 1.1B (3%) - -
Gaming 1 (11%) 5.8B (15%) - -
Information Services 1 (11%) 16.0B (40%) - -
Information Technology 1 (11%) 8.3B (21%) - -
Insurance 1 (11%) - - -
Manufacturing 1 (11%) 3.4B (9%) - -
Oil/Gas Exploration 1 (11%) - - -
Metals/Mining - - 1 (50%) 570M (69%)
Total 9 $39.6B 2 $826M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 4 33.5B - -
  New York 1 16.0B - -
  Nevada 1 5.8B - -
  Michigan 1 3.4B - -
  Illinois 1 8.3B - -
Canada 1 - 2 826M
  Ontario 1 - 2 826M
Australia 1 1.1B - -
Bermuda 1 - - -
Singapore 1 - - -
United Kingdom 1 5.0B - -
Domestic 1 (11%) - - -
Cross-border 8 (89%) 39.6B (100%) 2 (100%) 826M (100%)
Total 9 $39.6B 2 $826M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA Securities)
1
Barclays Investment Bank
1
Citigroup Investment Banking
1
Legal Deals
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
2
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 6 $39.6B
TOTAL $39.6B
Largest Nielsen Holdings plc
$16.0B (2022-03-29)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $826M
TOTAL $826M
Largest North American Palladium Inc.
$570M (2019-10-07)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
44%
4 (44%)
Strategic(s)
33%
3 (33%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
2 (100%)

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