Brookfield Business Partners - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Brookfield Business Partners M&A Summary

Brookfield Business Partners has acquired 8 companies, including 7 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 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 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include financial services (13%) and gaming (13%).

Brookfield Business Partners Business Overview

Where is Brookfield Business Partners headquartered?

Brookfield Business Partners is headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda.

What is Brookfield Business Partners’ revenue?

Brookfield Business Partners disclosed revenue of 37,635M USD for 2020 and 43,032M USD for 2019.

How many employees does Brookfield Business Partners have?

Brookfield Business Partners has 67,315 employees.

What sector is Brookfield Business Partners in?

Brookfield Business Partners is a business services company.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity10
    • M&A Buy Activity8
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 8
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • 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 ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # 2 - 3 3 - - 8
vol $14.2B $25.4B $39.6B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $826M $826M
  10

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 Co., (US) LLC 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
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
Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. 2018-07-03 - Stake Purchase
Hamilton, Bermuda
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Modulaire Group 2021-06-27 Mobile Mini UK Ltd. 2022-12-13 5
London, United Kingdom · www.modulairegroup.com Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom · www.mobilemini.co.uk
DexKo Global, Inc. 2021-07-05 TexTrail, Inc. 2022-08-22 7
Novi, Michigan · www.dexko.com East Mount Pleasant, Texas · www.textrail.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Real Estate 1 (13%) 5.0B (13%) 1 (50%) 256M (31%)
Financial Services 1 (13%) 1.1B (3%) - -
Gaming 1 (13%) 5.8B (15%) - -
Information Services 1 (13%) 16.0B (40%) - -
Information Technology 1 (13%) 8.3B (21%) - -
Insurance 1 (13%) - - -
Manufacturing 1 (13%) 3.4B (9%) - -
Oil/Gas Exploration 1 (13%) - - -
Metals/Mining - - 1 (50%) 570M (69%)
Total 8 $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 - - -
United Kingdom 1 5.0B - -
Domestic 1 (13%) - - -
Cross-border 7 (88%) 39.6B (100%) 2 (100%) 826M (100%)
Total 8 $39.6B 2 $826M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
BofA Securities
1
Barclays Investment Bank
1
Citigroup Investment Banking
1
Legal Deals
Davis Polk & Wardwell
2
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 6 $39.6B
TOTAL $39.6B
Largest Nielsen Co., (US) LLC
$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)
50%
4 (50%)
Strategic(s)
38%
3 (38%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
2 (100%)

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