Donaldson Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Machinery Company

Donaldson has acquired 12 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Donaldson’s largest acquisition to date was in 2018, when it acquired BOFA International for $122M. Donaldson has acquired in 7 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include machinery (75%) and electrical equipment (9%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity12
    • M&A Buy Activity12
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4

Donaldson Co., Inc.

1400 West 94th Street,
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55431
United States,
(952) 887-3131
www.donaldson.com

Donaldson Co. is a provider of filtration systems and replacement parts. Donaldson is a technology-driven company committed to satisfying customer needs for filtration solutions through innovative research and development. Donaldson serves customers in the industrial and engine markets, including dust collection, power generation, specialty filtration, compressed air purification, off-road equipment, industrial compressors, heavy trucks and light vehicles. Donaldson was founded in 1915 and is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 10 - 1 1 - - 12
vol $81M $122M $203M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  12

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
BOFA International Ltd. 2018-09-11 122M GBP Add-on Acquisition
Dorset, United Kingdom · www.bofa.co.uk
Hy-Pro Filtration 2017-05-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Anderson, Indiana · www.hyprofiltration.com
Engineered Products Co. (dba Filter Minder) 2015-08-31 - Add-on Acquisition
Waterloo, Iowa · www.filterminder.com
IFIL USA LLC 2015-06-30 - Stake Purchase
Harrisonville, Montana · www.ifilusa.com
Western Filter Corp. 2008-10-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Valencia, California · www.western.donaldson.com
LMC West, Inc. 2008-02-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Riverbank, California · www.lmcwest.com
Aerospace Filtration Systems, Inc. 2007-03-01 - Divestiture
Saint Charles, Missouri · www.afsfilters.com
Le Bozec Filtration and Systems 2005-04-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Paris, France
Triboguard Co. Ltd. 2004-12-15 - Add-on Acquisition
Athens, Ontario · www.triboguard.com
Berendsen - LHA Industrial Hydraulic Business 2003-10-13 - Divestiture
, United States
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Machinery 9 (75%) 81M (40%) - -
Electrical Equipment 1 (8%) - - -
Manufacturing 1 (8%) - - -
Technology Hardware 1 (8%) 122M (60%) - -
Total 12 $203M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 8 - - -
  California 2 - - -
  Ohio 1 - - -
  Montana 1 - - -
  Missouri 1 - - -
  Iowa 1 - - -
  Indiana 1 - - -
Canada 1 - - -
  Ontario 1 - - -
France 1 - - -
Germany 1 81M - -
United Kingdom 1 122M - -
Domestic 8 (67%) - - -
Cross-border 4 (33%) 203M (100%) - -
Total 12 $203M - -

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $122M
< $100M 1 $81M
TOTAL $203M
Largest BOFA International Ltd.
$122M (2018-09-11)

M&A Connections

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

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