Cox Automotive Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Cox Automotive has acquired 11 companies, including 5 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Cox Automotive’s largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired Dealertrack Technologies for $4.0B. Cox Automotive has acquired in 8 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include automotive (37%) and business services (28%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity11
    • M&A Buy Activity10
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3
  • M&A Advisors 3

Cox Automotive

Cox Automotive, Inc.

3003 Summit Boulevard, Suite 200,
Atlanta, Georgia 30319
United States,
(404) 568-8000
www.coxautoinc.com

Cox Automotive is a provider of vehicle remarketing services and digital marketing and software solutions for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overall automotive industry.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 5 1 - - 2 2 10
vol $4.0B $4.0B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
  11

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Trudell Holdings, Inc. 2022-07-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Green Bay, Wisconsin · www.trudellholdings.com
MobiCare 2022-02-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Jacksonville, Florida · www.mobicare.net
Spiers New Technologies, Inc. 2021-09-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma · www.spiersnewtechnologies.com
Dickinson Fleet Services LLC 2021-01-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Indianapolis, Indiana · www.dickinsonfleet.com
Intersection Technologies, Inc. 2018-10-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Grapevine, Texas · www.fandiexpress.com
Molinari srl 2016-04-13 - Stake Purchase
Gossolengo, Italy · www.molicar.com
Molicar Publicações Automotivas Ltda. 2016-04-13 - Stake Purchase
Santana de Parnaiba, Brazil · www.molicar.com.br
Dealertrack Technologies, Inc. 2015-06-16 4.0B USD Add-on Acquisition
Lake Success, New York · www.dealertrack.com
Xtime, Inc. 2014-11-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Redwood City, California · www.xtime.com
Identifix, Inc. 2013-11-01 - Stake Purchase
Saint Paul, Minnesota · www.identifix.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Dealertrack Technologies, Inc. 2015-06-16 Dealertrack - Inventory+ 2015-08-20 1
Lake Success, New York · www.dealertrack.com , United States

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Automotive 4 (36%) - - -
Business Services 3 (27%) - 1 (100%) -
Software 2 (18%) 4.0B (100%) - -
Information Technology 1 (9%) - - -
Metals/Mining 1 (9%) - - -
Total 11 $4.0B 1 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 9 4.0B 1 -
  Minnesota 2 - 1 -
  Wisconsin 1 - - -
  Texas 1 - - -
  Oklahoma 1 - - -
  New York 1 4.0B - -
  Indiana 1 - - -
  Florida 1 - - -
  California 1 - - -
Brazil 1 - - -
Italy 1 - - -
Domestic 9 (82%) 4.0B (100%) 1 (100%) -
Cross-border 2 (18%) - - -
Total 11 $4.0B 1 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Citigroup Investment Banking
1
BDT & Co. LLC
1
Legal Deals
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $4.0B
TOTAL $4.0B
Largest Dealertrack Technologies, Inc.
$4.0B (2015-06-16)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
9%
1 (9%)
Strategic(s)
9%
1 (9%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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