ESCO Technologies Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Test/measurement EquipmentCompany

ESCO Technologies has acquired 18 companies, including 6 in the last 5 years. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

ESCO Technologies’ largest acquisition to date was in 2007, when it acquired Doble Engineering Company for $319M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2020, when it sold ESCO Technologies - Technical Packaging Business to Sonoco Products for $187M. ESCO Technologies has acquired in 6 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include test/measurement equipment (48%) and manufacturing (18%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity19
    • M&A Buy Activity17
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 8
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7
  • M&A Advisors 2

ESCO Technologies

ESCO Technologies, Inc.

9900A Clayton Road,
St. Louis, Missouri 63124
United States,
(314) 213-7200
www.escotechnologies.com

ESCO Technologies is a proven supplier of special purpose utility solutions for electric, gas and water utilities, including hardware and software to support advanced metering applications and fully automated intelligent instrumentation. In addition, the Company provides engineered filtration products to the aviation, space, and process markets worldwide. ESCO Technologies was founded in 1990 and is Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 14 1 - - 2 - 17
vol $348M $348M
Sell (0.2/yr) # 1 - - 1 - - 2
vol $150M $187M $337M
  19

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Phenix Technologies, Inc. 2021-08-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Accident, Maryland · www.phenixtech.com
I.S.A Altanova Group S.R.L. 2021-05-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Taino, Italy · www.altanova-group.com
ESCO Technologies, Inc. - Technical Packaging Business 2020-01-02 187M USD Divestiture
St. Louis, Missouri
Manta Test Systems, Inc. 2018-03-14 - Add-on Acquisition
Mississauga, Ontario · www.mantatest.com
Vanguard Instruments Co. Inc. 2017-09-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Ontario, California · www.vanguard-instruments.com
Morgan Schaffer, Inc. 2017-05-25 - Add-on Acquisition
LaSalle, Quebec · www.morganschaffer.com
NRG Systems, Inc. (NRG) (dba Renewable NRG Systems) 2017-05-08 - Add-on Acquisition
Hinesburg, Vermont · www.renewablenrgsystems.com
Mayday Manufacturing Co., Inc. 2016-11-07 - Divestiture
Denton, Texas · www.maydaymfg.com
Westland Technologies, Inc. 2016-09-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Modesto, California · www.westlandtech.com
Plastique Group Ltd. 2016-02-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Egham, United Kingdom
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Test/Measurement Equipment 8 (47%) 319M (92%) - -
Manufacturing 3 (18%) - - -
Technology Hardware 1 (6%) - 1 (50%) 150M (45%)
Aerospace 1 (6%) - - -
Electrical Equipment 1 (6%) - - -
Information Technology 1 (6%) - - -
Plastics 1 (6%) - - -
Software 1 (6%) 29M (8%) - -
Packaging - - 1 (50%) 187M (55%)
Total 17 $348M 2 $337M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 11 348M 2 337M
  California 4 - - -
  Texas 2 - - -
  Massachusetts 2 348M - -
  Missouri - - 2 337M
  Vermont 1 - - -
  Maryland 1 - - -
  Colorado 1 - - -
Canada 2 - - -
  Quebec 1 - - -
  Ontario 1 - - -
Germany 2 - - -
Italy 1 - - -
United Kingdom 1 - - -
Domestic 11 (65%) 348M (100%) 2 (100%) 337M (100%)
Cross-border 6 (35%) - - -
Total 17 $348M 2 $337M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc.
1
Legal Deals
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $319M
< $100M 1 $29M
TOTAL $348M
Largest Doble Engineering Company
$319M (2007-12-03)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $337M
TOTAL $337M
Largest ESCO Technologies, Inc. - Technical Packaging Business
$187M (2020-01-02)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
18%
3 (18%)
Strategic(s)
6%
1 (6%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
50%
1 (50%)
Strategic(s)
50%
1 (50%)

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