Federal Signal Corp.

1415 West 22nd Street, Suite 1100,
Oak Brook, Illinois 60523
United States,
(630) 954-2000
www.federalsignal.com

FFederal Signal Corporation is a manufacturer of niche products in four operating groups, safety and signaling products, custom signage, consumable industrial tooling and emergency and environmental vehicles.

M&A Summary

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 3 - - - 2 1 6
vol $115M $82M $270M $467M
Sell (0.2/yr) # 1 - - 1 - - 2
vol $110M $90M $200M
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Largest Truck Bodies & Equipment International, Inc.
$270M (2017-05-08)
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Largest FSTech
$110M (2012-06-21)

According to our data here at Mergr, Federal Signal has acquired 6 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Federal Signal’s largest acquisition to date was in 2017, when it acquired Truck Bodies & Equipment International for $270M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2012, when it sold FSTech to 3M for $110M. Federal Signal has acquired in 4 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include automotive (34%) and distribution (17%).

When analyzing the safety/security sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 83 safety/security companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 8 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 1 has acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic safety/security acquirer over the past 3 years is Convergint Technologies, with 10 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the safety/security sector over the past 3 years is Apollo Global Management LLC with 3 platform acquisitions.

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