M&A Deal Summary

Emerson Acquires National Instruments

On April 12, 2023, Emerson acquired test/measurement equipment company National Instruments for 8.2B USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Emerson’s 9th transaction in the Test/Measurement Equipment sector.
  • This is Emerson’s largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Emerson’s 42nd transaction in the United States.
  • This is Emerson’s 6th transaction in Texas.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2023-04-12
Target National Instruments
Sector Test/Measurement Equipment
Buyer(s) Emerson
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 8.2B USD
Advisor(s) BofA Securities (Financial)
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz (Legal)

Target

National Instruments

Austin, Texas, United States
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Entrance to National Instruments' corporate headquarters in Austin, Texas.
Entrance to National Instruments' corporate headquarters in Austin, Texas.
National Instruments designs, manufactures and sells systems to engineers and scientists that accelerate productivity, innovation and discovery. The Company's platform-based approach to engineering provides an integrated software and hardware platform that speeds the development of systems needing measurement and control. National Instruments was formed in 1976 and is based in Austin, Texas.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Emerson

St. Louis, Missouri, United States

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Category Company
Founded 1890
Sector Diversified
Employees85,500
Revenue 19.6B USD (2022)
DESCRIPTION
Emerson Electric's corporate headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri.
Emerson Electric's corporate headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri.

Emerson is a diversified manufacturing and technology company. Emerson offers a wide range of products and services in the industrial, commercial, and consumer markets through its Process Management, Industrial Automation, Network Power, Climate Technologies, and Commercial & Residential Solutions businesses. Emerson was founded in 1890 and is based in St. Louis, Missouri.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 64 of 66
Sector (Test/Measurement Equipment) 9 of 9
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 52 of 54
State (Texas) 6 of 6
Country (United States) 42 of 42
Year (2023) 1 of 3
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 17
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2022-10-31 Copeland

St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Copeland is a global climate technologies company. Copeland creates sustainable residential, commercial and industrial spaces through HVACR technologies and maintains the integrity of goods throughout the cold chain. Copeland was formerly known as Emerson Climate Technologies. The Company is based in St. Louis, Missouri.

Sell $14.0B
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2023-08-16 Flexim

Berlin, Germany

Flexim provides highly accurate, low-maintenance clamp-on ultrasonic flow measurement technology for a broad range of attractive end markets, including chemical, water & wastewater, life sciences, food & beverage, and power generation. Flexim was founded in 1990 and is based in Berlin, Germany.

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