M&A Deal Summary

Desktop Metal Acquires ExOne

On August 11, 2021, Desktop Metal acquired machinery company ExOne for 575M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Desktop Metal’s 2nd transaction in the Machinery sector.
  • This is Desktop Metal’s largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Desktop Metal’s 3rd transaction in the United States.
  • This is Desktop Metal’s 1st transaction in Pennsylvania.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2021-08-11
Target ExOne
Sector Machinery
Buyer(s) Desktop Metal
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 575M USD
Advisor(s) Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc. (Financial)
McGuireWoods LLP (Legal)

Target

ExOne

North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States
website
ExOne is a global provider of three-dimensional (“3D”) printing machines and printed products to industrial customers. ExOne was founded in 2005 and is based in North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Desktop Metal

Burlington, Massachusetts, United States

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Category Company
Founded 2015
Sector Machinery
Revenue 209M USD (2022)
DESCRIPTION

Desktop Metal is driving Additive Manufacturing 2.0, a new era of on-demand, digital mass production of industrial, medical, and consumer products. The company's innovative 3D printers, materials, and software deliver the speed, cost, and part quality required for this transformation. Today, its systems print metal, polymer, sand, and other ceramics, as well as foam and recycled wood. Desktop Metal was founded in 2015 and is based in Burlington, Massachusetts.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 4 of 5
Sector (Machinery) 2 of 2
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 3 of 4
State (Pennsylvania) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 3 of 3
Year (2021) 4 of 5
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2021-07-12 Aerosint

Herstal, Belgium

Aerosint develops a technology called selective powder deposition that enables full three-dimensional control over material placement in powder bed 3D printing processes. Aerosint was founded in 2016 and is based in Herstal, Belgium.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2021-09-09 Aidro

Milan, Italy

Aidro designs components for hydraulic and fluid power systems via additive manufacturing. Aidro offers innovative and custom solutions that leverage the benefits of additive manufacturing including lightweight, assembly consolidation, and performance improvements, to customers across sectors such as oil & gas, industrials, agriculture, aerospace, and mobile and industrial machinery, among others. Aidro was founded in 1982 and is based in Milan, Italy.

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