Dover Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Dover has acquired 51 companies, including 14 in the last 5 years. A total of 15 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 27 assets.

Dover’s largest acquisition to date was in 2011, when it acquired NXP s Sound Solutions Business for $855M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 1998, when it sold Dover - Elevator Business to thyssenkrupp AG for $1.1B. Dover has acquired in 21 different US states, and 10 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include manufacturing (28%) and machinery (22%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity74
    • M&A Buy Activity47
    • M&A Sell Activity27
  • Total Sectors Invested 14
  • Total Countries Invested 10
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 42
  • M&A Advisors 5

Dover

Dover Corp.

3005 Highland Parkway,
Downers Grove, Illinois 60515
United States,
(630) 541-1540
www.dovercorporation.com

Dover is a diversified manufacturer of industrial products. Dover delivers innovative equipment and components, specialty systems and support services through four major operating segments: Energy, Engineered Systems, Fluids, and Refrigeration & Food Equipment. Dover was formed in 1947 and is based in Downers Grove, Illinois.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (2.6/yr) # 34 1 - 2 5 5 47
vol $4.8B $39M $4.8B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 25 2 - - - - 27
vol $2.4B $2.4B
  74

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
LIQAL B.V. 2021-10-15 - Add-on Acquisition
Breda , Netherlands · www.liqal.com
The Espy Corp. 2021-09-15 - Add-on Acquisition
, United States · www.espy.com
CDS Visual, Inc. 2021-07-26 - Add-on Acquisition
San Jose, California · www.cdsvisual.com
Avalan Wireless Systems, Inc. 2021-04-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Madison, Alabama · www.avalannetworks.com
Innovative Control Systems, Inc. (ICS) 2021-01-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania · www.icscarwashsystems.com
XanTec Steuerungs- und EDV-Technik GmbH 2020-09-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Kevelaer-Kervenheim, Germany · www.xantec.de
Solaris Laser S.A. 2020-08-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Warsaw, Poland · www.solarislaser.com.pl
Em-tec GmbH 2020-03-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Finning, Germany · www.em-tec.com
Soft-Pak 2020-01-27 - Add-on Acquisition
San Diego, California · www.soft-pak.com
Sys-Tech Solutions, Inc. 2020-01-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Princeton, New Jersey · www.systechone.com
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Pump Solutions Group    - Finder Pompe S.p.a. 2019-04-02 1
Downers Grove, Illinois Merate, Italy · www.finderpumps.com
Hill Phoenix, Inc. 1993-01-01 Hill Phoenix, Inc. - Walk-Ins Business 2015-12-07 1
Conyers, Georgia · www.hillphoenix.com Conyer, Georgia
Maag Group 2012-03-13 Pouttu Oy 2013-03-06 2
Grossostheim
, Germany · www.maag.com Kannus, Finland · www.pouttu.fi
Neptune Chemical Pump Co., Inc. 2008-04-11 Waters Equipment 2011-02-01 1
Lansdale, Pennsylvania , United States · www.watersequipment.com
Anthony, Inc.    - Trausch Industries, Inc. 2010-03-03 3
Sylmar, California · www.anthonyintl.com Audubon, Iowa
Hill Phoenix, Inc. 1993-01-01 Tyler Refrigeration 2009-05-08 3
Conyers, Georgia · www.hillphoenix.com Niles, Michigan

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Machinery 10 (21%) 780M (16%) 9 (33%) 1.3B (52%)
Manufacturing 13 (28%) 1.8B (37%) 2 (7%) 93M (4%)
Technology Hardware 5 (11%) - 3 (11%) 185M (8%)
Electrical Equipment 3 (6%) - 3 (11%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 4 (9%) 1.1B (22%) - -
Software 3 (6%) 39M (1%) - -
Aerospace 2 (4%) 68M (1%) 1 (4%) 500M (21%)
Automotive 1 (2%) 325M (7%) 2 (7%) -
Semiconductors - - 3 (11%) 110M (5%)
Construction 1 (2%) - 1 (4%) 290M (12%)
Electronics 1 (2%) 750M (16%) 1 (4%) -
Chemicals 1 (2%) - - -
Communications 1 (2%) - - -
Internet Software and Services 1 (2%) - - -
Test/Measurement Equipment 1 (2%) - - -
Engineering - - 1 (4%) -
Safety/Security - - 1 (4%) -
Total 47 $4.8B 27 $2.4B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 34 3.6B 22 2.2B
  Florida 4 - 2 185M
  California 4 602M 2 -
  Ohio 3 - 2 -
  Texas 3 1.6B 1 -
  Georgia 2 - 1 -
  Michigan 1 - 2 -
  Pennsylvania 2 - - -
  Oregon 1 325M 1 -
  New York 1 - 1 1.1B
  Missouri 1 - 1 -
  Iowa 1 - 1 290M
  Illinois 1 750M 1 -
  Arizona 1 68M 1 500M
  Wisconsin 1 13M - -
  Utah 1 - - -
  Tennessee 1 - - -
  New Jersey 1 - - -
  Minnesota 1 - - -
  Colorado 1 220M - -
  Alabama 1 - - -
  South Carolina - - 1 -
  North Carolina - - 1 160M
  Kentucky - - 1 -
  Arkansas - - 1 -
Germany 4 321M 1 80M
France 2 39M 1 -
Switzerland - - 2 30M
Australia 1 - - -
Austria 1 855M - -
Canada 1 - - -
  Alberta 1 - - -
Denmark 1 - - -
Italy 1 - - -
Netherlands 1 - - -
Poland 1 - - -
United Kingdom - - 1 93M
Domestic 34 (72%) 3.6B (75%) 22 (81%) 2.2B (92%)
Cross-border 13 (28%) 1.2B (25%) 5 (19%) 203M (8%)
Total 47 $4.8B 27 $2.4B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Lincoln International
7
Lazard Ltd.
3
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
1
Legal Deals
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 9 $4.7B
< $100M 3 $120M
TOTAL $4.8B
Largest NXP's Sound Solutions Business
$855M (2011-07-05)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $1.1B
$100M to $1B 4 $1.1B
< $100M 3 $203M
TOTAL $2.4B
Largest Dover - Elevator Business
$1.1B (1998-11-24)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
23%
11 (23%)
Strategic(s)
4%
2 (4%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
33%
9 (33%)
Strategic(s)
63%
17 (63%)

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