Emerson Electric Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Diversified Company

Emerson Electric has acquired 64 companies, including 25 in the last 5 years. A total of 14 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 21 assets.

Emerson Electric’s largest acquisition to date was in 2016, when it acquired Pentair - Valves & Controls Business for $3.2B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2016, when it sold Vertiv to Platinum Equity for $4.0B. Emerson Electric has acquired in 23 different US states, and 14 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include software (17%) and electrical equipment (15%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity82
    • M&A Buy Activity61
    • M&A Sell Activity21
  • Total Sectors Invested 16
  • Total Countries Invested 14
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 41
  • M&A Advisors 9

Emerson Electric Co.

8000 West Florissant Avenue, P.O. Box 4100,
St. Louis, Missouri 63136
United States,
(314) 553-2000
www.emerson.com

Emerson Electric 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 Electric was formed in 1890 and is based in St. Louis, Missouri.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (4.0/yr) # 41 5 4 4 3 4 61
vol $4.8B $3.2B $758M $1.4B $1.6B $11.8B
Sell (1.6/yr) # 13 3 3 - 2 - 21
vol $508M $4.0B $260M $4.8B
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Progea Srl 2020-10-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Modena, Italy · www.progea.com
Open Systems International, Inc. 2020-08-27 1.6B USD Add-on Acquisition
Medina, Minnesota · www.osii.com
American Governor Co. 2020-04-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Ivyland, Pennsylvania · www.americangovernor.com
Verdant Environmental Technologies, Inc. 2020-03-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Montreal, Quebec · www.verdant.co
intelliSAW, Inc. 2019-11-12 - Divestiture
Andover, Massachusetts · www.intellisaw.com
CIRCOR International, Inc. - Spence & Nicholson Steam Technology Product Lines 2019-09-03 - Divestiture
Burlington, Massachusetts
Zedi, Inc. - Software & Automation Businesses 2019-07-08 - Divestiture
Calgary, Alberta
Emerson Electric Co. - Ceiling Fan Business 2019-05-07 - Divestiture
St. Louis, Missouri
Bio-G (Bioproduction Group) 2019-04-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Berkeley, California · www.bio-g.com
Advanced Engineering Valves (A.E. Valves) 2018-12-12 - Add-on Acquisition
Petit-Rechain, Belgium · www.ae-valves.com
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Emerson Network Power, Inc.    - Avtron LoadBank, Inc. 2012-03-16 2
Columbus, Ohio · www.emersonnetworkpower.com Cleveland, Ohio · www.load-bank.com
Roxar ASA 2009-05-04 Corrocean Srl 2009-06-22 1
Stavanger, Norway · www.roxar.com Rome, Italy · www.corrocean.it
Emerson Climate Technologies, Inc.    - Vilter Manufacturing LLC 2009-06-02 1
Sidney, Ohio · www.emersonclimate.com Cudahy, Wisconsin
Emerson Network Power, Inc.    - Aperture Technologies, Inc. 2008-03-28 1
Columbus, Ohio · www.emersonnetworkpower.com Stamford, Connecticut

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Electrical Equipment 9 (15%) 2.2B (19%) 9 (43%) 4.3B (89%)
Software 10 (16%) 510M (4%) 2 (10%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment 8 (13%) 1.2B (10%) 3 (14%) 100M (2%)
Machinery 9 (15%) 430M (4%) 1 (5%) -
Manufacturing 6 (10%) 530M (5%) 3 (14%) 145M (3%)
Technology Hardware 4 (7%) 500M (4%) 1 (5%) -
Information Technology 3 (5%) 2.8B (24%) - -
Business Services 2 (3%) 3.2B (27%) - -
Electronics 2 (3%) 430M (4%) - -
Marine 2 (3%) - - -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (2%) 47M (< 1%) - -
Internet Software and Services 1 (2%) - - -
Medical Products 1 (2%) - - -
Metals/Mining 1 (2%) - - -
Renewable Energy 1 (2%) - - -
Semiconductors 1 (2%) - - -
Building Materials - - 1 (5%) 260M (5%)
Plastics - - 1 (5%) -
Total 61 $11.8B 21 $4.8B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 39 6.4B 18 4.8B
  Pennsylvania 5 265M 3 265M
  Texas 5 510M 1 -
  Massachusetts 3 - 2 -
  Illinois 3 525M 2 98M
  Ohio 1 430M 3 4.1B
  Florida 2 - 1 260M
  Missouri 1 - 2 -
  Minnesota 2 1.6B - -
  Connecticut 2 369M - -
  California 2 - - -
  Arizona 1 500M 1 -
  Utah 1 - 1 -
  New York 1 - - -
  Michigan 1 - - -
  Louisiana 1 - - -
  Kentucky 1 - - -
  Idaho 1 - - -
  Georgia 1 - - -
  Colorado 1 - - -
  Alabama 1 1.2B - -
  Tennessee 1 165M - -
  Rhode Island 1 810M - -
  Oklahoma 1 - - -
  New Jersey - - 1 -
United Kingdom 4 1.5B 1 -
Germany 3 684M - -
Canada 2 - - -
  Quebec 1 - - -
  Alberta 1 - - -
Denmark 2 - - -
France 1 - 1 -
India 2 - - -
Ireland 1 - 1 -
Italy 2 - - -
Belgium 1 - - -
Israel 1 - - -
Norway 1 - - -
Peru 1 - - -
Swaziland 1 3.2B - -
Domestic 39 (64%) 6.4B (54%) 18 (86%) 4.8B (100%)
Cross-border 22 (36%) 5.4B (46%) 3 (14%) -
Total 61 $11.8B 21 $4.8B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Centerview Partners LLC
4
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
3
Greenhill & Co., Inc.
2
Legal Deals
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
4
Latham & Watkins
2
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 4 $7.5B
$100M to $1B 10 $4.1B
< $100M 3 $222M
TOTAL $11.8B
Largest Pentair Ltd. - Valves & Controls Business
$3.2B (2016-08-18)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $4.0B
$100M to $1B 3 $570M
< $100M 2 $198M
TOTAL $4.8B
Largest Vertiv Co.
$4.0B (2016-08-02)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
56%
14 56%
Strategic(s)
44%
11 44%
Divested to
PE Firm(s)
35%
8 35%
Strategic(s)
65%
15 65%

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