FEI Company

5350 NE Dawson Creek Drive,
Hillsbor, Oregon 97124
United States,
(503) 726-7500
www.fei.com

FEI Company is a diversified scientific instruments company. It is a premier provider of electron- and ion-beam microscopes and solutions for nanoscale applications across many industries: industrial and academic materials research, life sciences, semiconductors, data storage, natural resources and more.

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 9 1 2 1 - - 13
vol $225M $68M $160M $453M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
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$160M (2015-10-27)
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FEI Company was acquired by Thermo Fisher Scientific on May 27, 2016.

FEI Company has acquired 13 companies of its own, including 4 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

FEI Company’s largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired DCG Systems for $160M. FEI Company has acquired in 4 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include technology hardware (39%) and software (24%).

When analyzing the test/measurement equipment sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 86 test/measurement equipment companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 13 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 4 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic test/measurement equipment acquirer over the past 3 years is National Technical Systems, with 6 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the test/measurement equipment sector over the past 3 years is Quadriga Capital Beteiligungsberatung GmbH with 2 platform acquisitions.

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