Emerson - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Emerson M&A Summary

Emerson has acquired 69 companies, including 13 in the last 5 years. A total of 14 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 26 assets.

Emerson’s largest acquisition to date was in 2023, when it acquired National Instruments for $8.2B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2022, when it sold Copeland to The Blackstone Group for $14.0B. Emerson has acquired in 23 different US states, and 15 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include machinery (17%) and software (16%).

Emerson Business Overview

Where is Emerson headquartered?

Emerson is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

What is Emerson’s revenue?

Emerson disclosed revenue of 19,629M USD for 2022 and 18,236M USD for 2021.

How many employees does Emerson have?

Emerson has 85,500 employees.

What sector is Emerson in?

Emerson is a diversified company.

When was Emerson founded?

Emerson was founded in 1890.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity92
    • M&A Buy Activity66
    • M&A Sell Activity26
  • Total Sectors Invested 16
  • Total Countries Invested 15
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 43
  • M&A Advisors 11

Emerson

Emerson Electric Co.

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

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.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (2.0/yr) # 56 5 2 - 3 - 66
vol $8.7B $1.6B $8.2B $18.5B
Sell (1.0/yr) # 21 - 2 3 - - 26
vol $4.8B $17.0B $21.8B
  92

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Afag Automation AG 2023-08-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Zell, Switzerland · www.afag.com
Flexim Flexible Industriemeßtechnik GmbH 2023-08-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Berlin, Germany · www.flexim.com
National Instruments Corp. 2023-04-12 8.2B USD Add-on Acquisition
Austin, Texas · www.ni.com
Copeland LP 2022-10-31 14.0B USD Divestiture
St. Louis, Missouri · www.copeland.com
InSinkErator 2022-08-08 3.0B USD Divestiture
Mt. Pleasant, Wisconsin
Therm-O-Disc 2022-03-03 - Divestiture
Mansfield, Ohio
Mita-Teknik 2021-12-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Rodkaersbro, Denmark · www.mita-teknik.com
Open Systems International, Inc. 2021-10-11 - Divestiture
Medina, Minnesota · www.osii.com
Daniel Measurement & Control 2021-07-12 - Divestiture
Houston, Texas · www.daniel.com
Fluxa, Inc. 2021-02-25 - Add-on Acquisition
Glendale, California · www.fluxa.io
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

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Electrical Equipment 8 (12%) 679M (4%) 9 (35%) 4.3B (20%)
Test/Measurement Equipment 9 (14%) 9.4B (51%) 4 (15%) 100M (< 1%)
Machinery 11 (17%) 430M (2%) 1 (4%) -
Software 10 (15%) 510M (3%) 2 (8%) -
Manufacturing 7 (11%) 530M (3%) 4 (15%) 145M (1%)
Information Technology 4 (6%) 2.8B (15%) 1 (4%) -
Technology Hardware 4 (6%) 500M (3%) 1 (4%) -
Business Services 2 (3%) 3.2B (17%) 1 (4%) 14.0B (64%)
Electronics 2 (3%) 430M (2%) - -
Energy Services and Equipment 2 (3%) 47M (< 1%) - -
Marine 2 (3%) - - -
Internet Software and Services 1 (2%) - - -
Medical Products 1 (2%) - - -
Metals/Mining 1 (2%) - - -
Renewable Energy 1 (2%) - - -
Semiconductors 1 (2%) - - -
Building Materials - - 1 (4%) 260M (1%)
Consumer Products - - 1 (4%) 3.0B (14%)
Plastics - - 1 (4%) -
Total 66 $18.5B 26 $21.8B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 42 14.6B 23 21.8B
  Texas 6 8.7B 2 -
  Pennsylvania 5 265M 3 265M
  Massachusetts 4 - 2 -
  Illinois 3 525M 2 98M
  Ohio 1 430M 4 4.1B
  Missouri 1 - 3 14.0B
  California 3 - - -
  Minnesota 2 1.6B 1 -
  Florida 2 - 1 260M
  Connecticut 2 369M - -
  Arizona 1 500M 1 -
  Utah 1 - 1 -
  Colorado 1 - - -
  Alabama 1 1.2B - -
  Tennessee 1 165M - -
  Rhode Island 1 810M - -
  Oklahoma 1 - - -
  New York 1 - - -
  Michigan 1 - - -
  Louisiana 1 - - -
  Kentucky 1 - - -
  Idaho 1 - - -
  Georgia 1 - - -
  Wisconsin - - 1 3.0B
  New Jersey - - 1 -
Germany 4 684M - -
United Kingdom 3 47M 1 -
Denmark 3 - - -
Canada 2 - - -
  Quebec 1 - - -
  Alberta 1 - - -
France 1 - 1 -
India 2 - - -
Ireland 1 - 1 -
Italy 2 - - -
Belgium 1 - - -
Israel 1 - - -
Norway 1 - - -
Peru 1 - - -
Swaziland 1 3.2B - -
Switzerland 1 - - -
Domestic 42 (64%) 14.6B (79%) 23 (88%) 21.8B (100%)
Cross-border 24 (36%) 3.9B (21%) 3 (12%) -
Total 66 $18.5B 26 $21.8B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Centerview Partners
6
J.P. Morgan Securities
3
Goldman Sachs
2
Legal Deals
Davis Polk & Wardwell
6
Latham & Watkins
2
Freshfields
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 4 $14.2B
$100M to $1B 10 $4.1B
< $100M 3 $222M
TOTAL $18.5B
Largest National Instruments Corp.
$8.2B (2023-04-12)
sell # Total
> $1B 3 $21.0B
$100M to $1B 3 $570M
< $100M 2 $198M
TOTAL $21.8B
Largest Copeland LP
$14.0B (2022-10-31)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
17%
11 (17%)
Strategic(s)
17%
11 (17%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
35%
9 (35%)
Strategic(s)
65%
17 (65%)

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