Danfoss - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Danfoss M&A Summary

Danfoss has acquired 4 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Danfoss’ largest acquisition to date was in 2020, when it acquired Eaton - Hydraulics Business for $3.3B. Danfoss has acquired in 2 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include automotive (25%) and electrical equipment (25%).

Danfoss Business Overview

Where is Danfoss headquartered?

Danfoss is headquartered in Nordborg, Denmark.

How many employees does Danfoss have?

Danfoss has 28,000 employees.

What sector is Danfoss in?

Danfoss is a machinery company.

When was Danfoss founded?

Danfoss was founded in 1933.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity6
    • M&A Buy Activity4
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 2

Danfoss

Danfoss A/S

Nordborgvej 81,
Nordborg, 6430
Denmark,
+45 74 88 22 22
www.danfoss.com

Danfoss is a supplier of technologies and components that meet the growing need for food supply, energy efficiency, climate-friendly solutions and modern infrastructure. The Company’s wide range of products and services are used in areas such as cooling food, air conditioning, heating buildings, controlling electric motors and powering mobile machinery.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 3 1 - - - - 4
vol $100M $3.3B $3.4B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
  6

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Eaton - Hydraulics Business 2020-01-21 3.3B USD Divestiture
Dublin, Ireland
UQM Technologies, Inc. 2019-01-21 100M USD Add-on Acquisition
Longmont, Colorado · www.uqm.com
Nelumbo, Inc. 2018-06-26 - Stake Purchase
Menlo Park, California · www.nelumbo.io
Visedo Oy 2017-11-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Lappeenranta, Finland · www.visedo.fi
Sea Recovery Corp. 2012-10-17 - Divestiture
Compton, California · www.searecovery.com
Damcos Holding A/S 2005-05-24 - Divestiture
Naestved, Denmark · www.damcos.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Automotive 1 (25%) 100M (3%) - -
Electrical Equipment 1 (25%) - - -
Information Technology 1 (25%) - - -
Machinery 1 (25%) 3.3B (97%) - -
Manufacturing - - 1 (50%) -
Marine - - 1 (50%) -
Total 4 $3.4B 2 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 2 100M 1 -
  California 1 - 1 -
  Colorado 1 100M - -
Denmark - - 1 -
Finland 1 - - -
Ireland 1 3.3B - -
Domestic - - 1 (50%) -
Cross-border 4 (100%) 3.4B (100%) 1 (50%) -
Total 4 $3.4B 2 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Greenhill & Co., Inc.
1
Legal Deals
Winston & Strawn
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $3.3B
< $100M 1 $100M
TOTAL $3.4B
Largest Eaton - Hydraulics Business
$3.3B (2020-01-21)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
25%
1 (25%)
Strategic(s)
25%
1 (25%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
50%
1 (50%)
Strategic(s)
50%
1 (50%)

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