M&A Deal Summary

Emerson Electric Acquires Pentair - Valves & Controls Business

On August 18, 2016, Emerson Electric Co. acquired business services company Pentair Ltd. - Valves & Controls Business from Pentair plc for 3.2B USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Emerson Electric’s 1st transaction in the Business Services sector.
  • This is Emerson Electric’s 1st largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Emerson Electric’s 1st transaction in Swaziland.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2016-08-18
Target Pentair Ltd. - Valves & Controls Business
Sector Business Services
Buyer(s) Emerson Electric Co.
Sellers(s) Pentair plc
Deal Type Divestiture
Deal Value 3.2B USD

Target

Pentair Ltd. - Valves & Controls Business

Swaziland
Pentair Ltd. - Valves & Controls Business is a provider of control, isolation, pressure relief valves and actuation solutions and it has a large global installed base in chemical, petrochemical, oil and gas, power, mining and other process industries.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Emerson Electric Co.

St. Louis, Missouri, United States

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Category Company
Founded 1890
SectorDiversified
Employees83,500
Revenue 18.2B USD (2021)
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 formed in 1890 and is based in St. Louis, Missouri.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 42 of 64
Sector (Business Services) 1 of 2
Type (Divestiture) 7 of 11
Country (Swaziland) 1 of 1
Year (2016) 1 of 5
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 17
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2016-08-02 Emerso Control Techniques

Newtown Powys, United Kingdom

Control Techniques is a manufacturer of AC and DC variable speed drives, servos and power conversion technologies for commercial and industrial applications. Company innovative products are used in the most demanding applications, requiring performance, reliability and energy efficiency.

Sell -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2016-08-30 Locus Traxx Technologies, Inc.

Jupiter, Florida, United States

Locus Traxx Technologies, Inc. is a provider of real-time temperature loggers, which can be monitored anytime, anywhere, using cloud-based analytics.

Buy -

Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Pentair plc

London, United Kingdom

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Category Company
Founded 1966
SectorDiversified
Employees9,500
Revenue 3.0B USD (2020)
DESCRIPTION
Pentair facility in Roseville, Minnesota.
Pentair facility in Roseville, Minnesota.

Pentair is a global diversified industrial products company. Pentair's Water and Fluid Solutions segment is a provider of water and fluid processing products and solutions used in a wide range of applications. Pentair's Technical Products segment is a provider of products that enclose and protect some of the world's most sensitive electronics and electrical equipment, ensuring their safe, secure and reliable performance. Pentair was founded in 1966 and is based in London.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 4 of 5
Sector (Business Services) 1 of 1
Type (Divestiture) 4 of 4
Country (Swaziland) 1 of 1
Year (2016) 2 of 2
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 3
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2016-08-09 Hiter Indústria e Comércio de Controles Termo-Hidráulicos Ltda

Sao Paulo, Brazil

Hiter Indústria e Comércio de Controles Termo-Hidráulicos Ltda is a manufacturer and marketer of fluid power valves. Hiter is highly synergistic with Spirax Sarco's successful Brazilian steam and process fluid applications business. The Hiter brand has a well established reputation in Brazil with a large installed base.

Sell £4M
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2017-01-31 Union Engineering A/S

Fredericia, Denmark

Union Engineering A/S is an engineering company specialized within sustainable technologies for capturing, recovering and purification of CO2.

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