M&A Deal Summary

Emerson Acquires Bristol Babcock

On March 17, 2006, Emerson acquired test/measurement equipment company Bristol Babcock from FKI for 121M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Emerson’s 2nd transaction in the Test/Measurement Equipment sector.
  • This is Emerson’s 14th largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Emerson’s 13th transaction in the United States.
  • This is Emerson’s 1st transaction in Connecticut.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2006-03-17
Target Bristol Babcock
Sector Test/Measurement Equipment
Buyer(s) Emerson
Sellers(s) FKI
Deal Type Divestiture
Deal Value 121M USD

Target

Bristol Babcock

Watertown, Connecticut, United States
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Bristol Babcock products and technologies include remote terminal units, flow computers, transmitters, and distributed process controllers. It has manufacturing facilities and offices in the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada with additional offices in Mexico, the Middle East, Australia, and China.

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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 17 of 66
Sector (Test/Measurement Equipment) 2 of 9
Type (Divestiture) 3 of 11
State (Connecticut) 1 of 2
Country (United States) 13 of 42
Year (2006) 3 of 3
Size (of disclosed) 14 of 17
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2006-02-02 Artesyn Embedded Technologies

Tempe, Arizona, United States

Artesyn Embedded Technologies is a designer, manufacturer, and seller of power conversion and embedded board solutions for infrastructure applications in server and storage, networking, wireless, and telecommunications systems. Artesyn Embedded Technologies, Inc. products are used in middle to high-end servers, data storage devices, routers, hubs, high-speed modems, RF amplification systems, base station controllers and transceivers.

Buy $500M
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2007-01-05 Damcos Holding A/S

Naestved, Denmark

Damcos is a supplier of hydraulic equipment for the local marine shipbuilding industry. Since the early 1990s, the company has developed into a global supplier of marine actuators and integrated marine tank management solutions. Since 2004, Damcos has had a strategic partnership with Emerson to sell Saab Rosemount TankRadar systems to the tanker market. Damcos has production facilities in Naestved; Ry, Denmark; Busan, South Korea; and Shanghai, China.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

FKI

Loughborough, United Kingdom

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Category Company
Sector Manufacturing
Revenue 616M GBP (2013)
DESCRIPTION

FKI comprises the Brush business and the Bridon business. Brush Turbogenerators is a manufacturer of electricity generating equipment for the power generation, industrial, oil & gas and offshore sectors. Bridon designs and manufactures a comprehensive range of lifting and stabilising solutions for applications in wire rope, fibre rope, steel wire and strand. The company services global customers in the oil & gas, mining, industrial, marine and infrastructure sectors.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 2 of 2
Sector (Test/Measurement Equipment) 1 of 1
Type (Divestiture) 2 of 2
State (Connecticut) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 1 of 1
Year (2006) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2004-11-04 Kosan Crisplant A/S

Aarhus, Denmark

Kosan Crisplant A/S is an industrial supplier to the LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas) industry. Kosan Crisplant supplies equipment, plants and systems for filling and maintenance of LP gas cylinders and offers after-sales and engineering services, facility management, and supply of components for the gas industry.

Sell -