Continental - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Continental M&A Summary

Continental has acquired 21 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Continental’s largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired Veyance Technologies for $1.9B. Continental has acquired in 6 different US states, and 9 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include automotive (53%) and software (20%).

Continental Business Overview

Where is Continental headquartered?

Continental is headquartered in Hanover, Germany.

What is Continental’s revenue?

Continental disclosed revenue of 39,409M EUR for 2022 and 33,765M EUR for 2021.

How many employees does Continental have?

Continental has 234,999 employees.

What sector is Continental in?

Continental is a manufacturing company.

When was Continental founded?

Continental was founded in 1871.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity22
    • M&A Buy Activity21
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 7
  • Total Countries Invested 9
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 10
  • M&A Advisors 1

Continental

Continental AG

Vahrenwalder Strasse 9,
Hanover, 30165
Germany,
+49 511 938 01
www.continental.com

Continental will expand its global industrial business via a significant acquisition: The international automotive supplier, tire manufacturer and industrial partner headquartered in Hanover, Germany. Continental was founded in 1871 and is based in Hanover, Germany.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 20 - 1 - - - 21
vol $3.6B $3.6B
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - 1 - - - 1
  22

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Apex.AI, Inc. 2021-12-14 - Stake Purchase
Palo Alto, California · www.apex.ai
Vitesco Technologies GmbH 2021-04-29 - Spin Off
Regensburg, Germany · www.vitesco-technologies.com
Cooper Standard - Anti-Vibration Systems Business 2018-11-02 - Divestiture
Novi, Michigan
Argus Cyber Security 2017-11-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel · www.argus-sec.com
Parkpocket GmbH 2017-09-12 - Add-on Acquisition
München, Germany · www.parkpocket.com
Quantum Inventions (QI) 2017-07-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Singapore, Singapore · www.qi.sg
EasyMile SAS 2017-07-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Toulouse, France · www.easymile.com
Hoosier Racing Tire Corp. 2016-10-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Lakeville, Indiana · www.hoosiertire.com
Zonar Systems, Inc. 2016-10-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Seattle, Washington · www.zonarsystems.com
Bandvulc Group 2016-07-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Ivybridge, United Kingdom · www.bandvulc.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Automotive 11 (52%) 680M (19%) 1 (100%) -
Software 4 (19%) - - -
Information Technology 2 (10%) - - -
Chemicals 1 (5%) - - -
Engineering 1 (5%) - - -
Machinery 1 (5%) 1.9B (53%) - -
Technology Hardware 1 (5%) 1.0B (28%) - -
Total 21 $3.6B 1 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 7 2.9B - -
  Washington 1 - - -
  Ohio 1 1.9B - -
  Michigan 1 - - -
  Indiana 1 - - -
  California 1 - - -
Germany 5 680M 1 -
Finland 2 - - -
United Kingdom 2 - - -
Australia 1 - - -
France 1 - - -
India 1 - - -
Israel 1 - - -
Singapore 1 - - -
Domestic 5 (24%) 680M (19%) 1 (100%) -
Cross-border 16 (76%) 2.9B (81%) - -
Total 21 $3.6B 1 -

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Freshfields
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $2.9B
$100M to $1B 1 $680M
TOTAL $3.6B
Largest Veyance Technologies, Inc.
$1.9B (2014-02-10)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
10%
2 (10%)
Strategic(s)
33%
7 (33%)

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