CBRE - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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CBRE M&A Summary

CBRE has acquired 47 companies, including 7 in the last 5 years. A total of 6 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

CBRE’s largest acquisition to date was in 2006, when it acquired Trammell Crow Company for $2.2B. CBRE has acquired in 15 different US states, and 10 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include real estate (42%) and business services (35%).

CBRE Business Overview

Where is CBRE headquartered?

CBRE is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

What is CBRE’s revenue?

CBRE disclosed revenue of 30,828M USD for 2022 and 27,746M USD for 2021.

How many employees does CBRE have?

CBRE has 115,000 employees.

What sector is CBRE in?

CBRE is a real estate company.

When was CBRE founded?

CBRE was founded in 1906.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity47
    • M&A Buy Activity46
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 8
  • Total Countries Invested 10
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 11
  • M&A Advisors 7

CBRE

CBRE Group, Inc.

2100 McKinney Avenue, Suite 1250,
Dallas, Texas 75201
United States,
(214) 979-6100
www.cbre.com

CBRE is a commercial real estate services and investment firm. CBRE offers strategic advice and execution for property sales and leasing; corporate services; property, facilities and project management; mortgage banking; appraisal and valuation; development services; investment management; and research and consulting. CBRE was incorporated in 1906 and is based in Dallas, Texas.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 42 - 2 1 - 1 46
vol $7.1B $110M $800M $8.0B
Sell (0.2/yr) # - 1 - - - - 1
  47

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
J&J Worldwide Services 2024-02-05 800M USD Add-on Acquisition
Franklin, Tennessee · www.jjwws.com
Full Spectrum Group LLC 2022-11-09 110M USD Add-on Acquisition
Laguna Hills, California · www.fsaservice.com
Turner and Townsend Ltd. 2021-07-27 - Stake Purchase
Leeds, United Kingdom · www.turnerandtownsend.com
Industrious LLC 2021-02-22 - Stake Purchase
New York, New York · www.industriousoffice.com
Heery Design 2020-03-10 - Divestiture
Atlanta, Georgia · www.heery.com
Telford Homes Plc 2019-07-03 1.7B USD Add-on Acquisition
Waltham Cross, United Kingdom · www.telfordhomes.london
Florida Valuation Group, Inc. 2019-03-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Jacksonville, Florida · www.floridavaluation.com
Romonet Ltd. 2019-02-04 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.romonet.com
Noveen Consulting 2018-09-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Louisville, Kentucky · www.noveen.com
FacilitySource, Inc. 2018-06-12 - Add-on Acquisition
Columbus, Ohio · www.facilitysource.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Real Estate 19 (41%) 4.3B (53%) - -
Business Services 16 (35%) 2.4B (30%) - -
Engineering 3 (7%) 442M (5%) 1 (100%) -
Financial Services 2 (4%) 940M (12%) - -
Internet Software and Services 2 (4%) - - -
Software 2 (4%) - - -
Consumer Services 1 (2%) - - -
Information Technology 1 (2%) - - -
Total 46 $8.0B 1 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 28 6.0B 1 -
  New York 4 415M - -
  California 4 110M - -
  Georgia 3 57M 1 -
  Ohio 3 - - -
  Wisconsin 2 1.5B - -
  Texas 2 2.2B - -
  Pennsylvania 2 940M - -
  Washington 1 - - -
  Virginia 1 - - -
  Tennessee 1 800M - -
  South Carolina 1 - - -
  Montana 1 - - -
  Kentucky 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
  Florida 1 - - -
United Kingdom 8 2.0B - -
Australia 2 - - -
Germany 2 - - -
Canada 1 - - -
  British Columbia 1 - - -
France 1 - - -
Italy 1 - - -
Norway 1 - - -
Switzerland 1 - - -
United Arab Emirates 1 - - -
Domestic 28 (61%) 6.0B (75%) 1 (100%) -
Cross-border 18 (39%) 2.0B (25%) - -
Total 46 $8.0B 1 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
BofA Securities
1
Citigroup Investment Banking
1
Morgan Stanley
1
Legal Deals
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
4
Dentons
1
ArentFox Schiff
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 3 $5.3B
$100M to $1B 5 $2.6B
< $100M 1 $57M
TOTAL $8.0B
Largest Trammell Crow Company
$2.2B (2006-10-31)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
11%
5 (11%)
Strategic(s)
7%
3 (7%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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