D. E. Shaw Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Financial Services Company

D. E. Shaw has acquired 4 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

D. E. Shaw’s largest acquisition to date was in 2007, when it acquired James River Group for $575M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2018, when it sold Deepwater Wind to Ørsted for $510M. D. E. Shaw has acquired in 3 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include renewable energy (67%) and insurance (34%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity5
    • M&A Buy Activity3
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7

D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P.

Ninth Floor 1166 Avenue of the Americas,
New York, New York 10036
(212)478-0000
www.deshaw.com

D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P., an investment and technology development company, engages in investing in companies and financial instruments in industrialized nations and emerging markets.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 1 - 1 1 - - 3
vol $575M $575M
Sell (0.2/yr) # 1 - - 1 - - 2
vol $8M $510M $518M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
OCI Solar Power LLC - Project Ivory 2018-10-22 - Divestiture
Dawson County, Texas
Deepwater Wind 2018-10-08 510M USD Divestiture
Providence, Rhode Island · www.dwwind.com
Coronal Energy - Fusion Solar Center 2017-01-30 - Divestiture
, Connecticut
Babel Media Ltd. 2014-02-18 8M GBP Divestiture
Brighton, United Kingdom · www.babelmedia.com
James River Group, Inc. 2007-06-12 575M USD Add-on Acquisition
Chapel Hill, North Carolina · www.james-river-group.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Renewable Energy 2 (67%) - 1 (50%) 510M (98%)
Insurance 1 (33%) 575M (100%) - -
Digital Media - - 1 (50%) 8M (2%)
Total 3 $575M 2 $518M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 3 575M 1 510M
  Texas 1 - - -
  North Carolina 1 575M - -
  Connecticut 1 - - -
  Rhode Island - - 1 510M
United Kingdom - - 1 8M
Domestic - - - -
Cross-border 3 (100%) 575M (100%) 2 (100%) 518M (100%)
Total 3 $575M 2 $518M

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $575M
TOTAL $575M
Largest James River Group, Inc.
$575M (2007-06-12)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $510M
< $100M 1 $8M
TOTAL $518M
Largest Deepwater Wind
$510M (2018-10-08)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
50%
2 50%
Strategic(s)
50%
2 50%
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
2 100%

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