Bruker - M&A Summary and Business Overview

Test/measurement EquipmentCompany

Bruker M&A Summary

Bruker has acquired 47 companies, including 21 in the last 5 years. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Bruker’s largest acquisition to date was in 2024, when it acquired NanoString Technologies for $393M. Bruker has acquired in 11 different US states, and 14 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include test/measurement equipment (43%) and medical products (15%).

Bruker Business Overview

Where is Bruker headquartered?

Bruker is headquartered in Billerica, Massachusetts.

What is Bruker’s revenue?

Bruker disclosed revenue of 2,531M USD for 2022 and 2,418M USD for 2021.

How many employees does Bruker have?

Bruker has 8,525 employees.

What sector is Bruker in?

Bruker is a test/measurement equipment company.

When was Bruker founded?

Bruker was founded in 1991.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity47
    • M&A Buy Activity47
  • Total Sectors Invested 12
  • Total Countries Invested 14
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 8
  • M&A Advisors 2

Bruker

Bruker Corp.

40 Manning Road,
Billerica, Massachusetts 01821
United States,
(978) 663-3660
www.bruker.com

Bruker is a provider of high-performance scientific instruments and solutions for molecular and materials research, as well as for industrial and applied analysis. Bruker was founded in 1991 and is based in Billerica, Massachusetts.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (3.4/yr) # 30 1 1 5 4 6 47
vol $242M $108M $393M $743M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  47

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
NanoString Technologies, Inc. 2024-04-17 393M USD Add-on Acquisition
Seattle, Washington · www.nanostring.com
Chemspeed Technologies AG 2024-03-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Füllinsdorf, Switzerland · www.chemspeed.com
Nanophoton Corp. 2024-02-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Osaka, Japan · www.nanophoton.net
Spectral Instruments Imaging LLC 2024-02-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Tucson, Arizona · www.spectralinvivo.com
Tornado Spectral Systems Inc. 2024-01-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Mississauga, Ontario · www.tornado-spectral.com
Nion Co. 2024-01-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Kirkland, Washington · www.nion.com
ELITech Group 2023-12-27 - Add-on Acquisition
Puteaux, France · www.elitechgroup.com
PhenomeX, Inc. 2023-08-17 108M USD Add-on Acquisition
EmeryVille, California · www.phenomex.com
Zontal, Inc. 2023-05-08 - Add-on Acquisition
Plantation, Florida · www.zontal.io
ACQUIFER Imaging GmbH 2023-01-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Heidelberg, Germany · www.acquifer.de
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Bruker Energy and Supercon Technologies, Inc.    - Oxford Instruments Superconducting Wire LLC 2016-11-17 1
Billerica, Massachusetts · www.bruker-est.com Tubney Woods, United Kingdom · www.oxford-instruments.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Test/Measurement Equipment 20 (43%) 242M (33%) - -
Medical Products 7 (15%) - - -
Software 5 (11%) - - -
Life Science 4 (9%) 108M (15%) - -
Business Services 2 (4%) - - -
Manufacturing 2 (4%) 393M (53%) - -
Semiconductors 2 (4%) - - -
Chemicals 1 (2%) - - -
Information Technology 1 (2%) - - -
Internet Software and Services 1 (2%) - - -
Machinery 1 (2%) - - -
Technology Hardware 1 (2%) - - -
Total 47 $743M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 21 743M - -
  California 6 350M - -
  Washington 3 393M - -
  Massachusetts 2 - - -
  Florida 2 - - -
  Wisconsin 1 - - -
  Utah 1 - - -
  New York 1 - - -
  Missouri 1 - - -
  Minnesota 1 - - -
  Arizona 1 - - -
Germany 10 - - -
Switzerland 3 - - -
Belgium 2 - - -
Canada 2 - - -
  Ontario 2 - - -
Australia 1 - - -
Austria 1 - - -
France 1 - - -
Israel 1 - - -
Italy 1 - - -
Japan 1 - - -
Netherlands 1 - - -
Spain 1 - - -
United Kingdom 1 - - -
Domestic 21 (45%) 743M (100%) - -
Cross-border 26 (55%) - - -
Total 47 $743M - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Goldman Sachs
1
Legal Deals
Morgan Lewis
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $730M
< $100M 1 $13M
TOTAL $743M
Largest NanoString Technologies, Inc.
$393M (2024-04-17)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
9%
4 (9%)
Strategic(s)
9%
4 (9%)

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