CDW Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

E-commerce Company

CDW has acquired 3 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

CDW’s largest acquisition to date was in 2006, when it acquired Berbee Information Networks for $175M. CDW has acquired in 1 US state, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include information technology (67%) and information services (34%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity3
    • M&A Buy Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2

CDW Corp.

75 Tri-State International,
Lincolnshire, Illinois 60069
United States,
(847) 465-6000
www.cdw.com

CDW Corp. is a direct marketer of multi-branded information technology products and services to small and medium sized businesses, government, healthcare and education customers in the United States and Canada. CDW was formed in 1984 and is based in Lincolnshire, Illinois.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 2 - - - 1 - 3
vol $175M $175M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  3

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Scalar Decisions, Inc. 2019-01-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Toronto, Ontario · www.scalar.ca
Kelway Ltd. 2014-11-06 - Add-on Acquisition
London , United Kingdom · www.kelway.com
Berbee Information Networks Corp. 2006-10-01 175M USD Add-on Acquisition
Madison, Wisconsin · www.berbee.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Information Technology 2 (67%) 175M (100%) - -
Information Services 1 (33%) - - -
Total 3 $175M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Canada 1 - - -
  Ontario 1 - - -
United Kingdom 1 - - -
United States 1 175M - -
  Wisconsin 1 175M - -
Domestic 1 (33%) 175M (100%) - -
Cross-border 2 (67%) - - -
Total 3 $175M - -

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $175M
TOTAL $175M
Largest Berbee Information Networks Corp.
$175M (2006-10-01)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
2 100%

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