DCC plc

DCC House, Leopardstown Road,
353 1 279 9400

DCC is a broadly based group, operating across five focused divisions: Energy, Technology, Healthcare, Environmental and Food & Beverage.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (1.6/yr) # 3 2 1 3 2 - 11
vol $89M $139M $183M $444M $855M
Sell (0.4/yr) # 4 1 - - 1 - 6
vol $337M $337M

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$294M (2017-02-07)
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Largest DCC plc - Environmental Division
$337M (2017-04-05)

According to our data here at Mergr, DCC has acquired 12 companies, including 9 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 6 assets.

DCC’s largest acquisition to date was in 2017, when it acquired Esso Norge AS - Retail Petrol Station Network for $294M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2017, when it sold DCC - Environmental Division to Exponent Private Equity for $337M. DCC has acquired in 7 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include distribution (46%) and oil/gas exploration (19%).

When analyzing the distribution sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 258 distribution companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 37 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 11 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic distribution acquirer over the past 3 years is RelaDyne, with 15 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the distribution sector over the past 3 years is Lloyds TSB Development Capital Ltd. with 5 platform acquisitions.

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