Filtration Group Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

ManufacturingCompany

Filtration Group has acquired 19 companies of its own, including 11 in the last 5 years. A total of 8 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Filtration Group’s largest acquisition to date was in 2016, when it acquired Essentra - Porous Technologies Business for $339M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2018, when it sold Buffalo Filter to CONMED for $365M. Filtration Group has acquired in 8 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include manufacturing (59%) and machinery (12%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity18
    • M&A Buy Activity17
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 7
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 13
  • M&A Advisors 3

Filtration Group

Filtration Group Crop.

600 W 22nd St.,
Oak Brook, Illinois 60523
United States,
(630) 968-1730
www.filtrationgroup.com

The Filtration Group is a filtration company. Serving industry leaders across the globe, Filtration Group operates facilities in 20 countries under four strategic business units: Medical/Bioscience, Liquid/Process, Environmental Air and Fluid. Filtration Group provides solutions to customers in the food & beverage; water, micro-electronics & telecommunications; environmental air; medical, pharma & bioscience; hydraulic fluid; mining & minerals; industrial finishing and energy industries. Filtration Group was founded in 1942 and is based in Oak Brook, Illinois.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (1.4/yr) # 10 - 2 1 3 1 17
vol $339M $339M
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - 1 - - - 1
vol $365M $365M
  18

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Molecular Products Group Ltd. 2021-06-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Harlow, United Kingdom · www.molecularproducts.com
Oxyphen AG 2020-05-26 - Add-on Acquisition
Wetzikon, Switzerland · www.oxyphen.com
Global Filter 2020-03-31 - Add-on Acquisition
Cedar Rapids, Iowa · www.globalfilter.com
Flow Dry Technology, Inc. 2020-03-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Brookville, Ohio · www.flowdry.com
Kaydon Custom Filtration Corporation 2019-09-06 - Add-on Acquisition
TULSA, Oklahoma · www.kaydonfiltration.com
Buffalo Filter LLC 2018-12-13 365M USD Divestiture
Lancaster, New York · www.buffalofilter.com
Facet Filtration 2018-05-03 - Divestiture
Tulsa, Oklahoma · www.facetfiltration.com
Multisorb Technologies, Inc. 2018-04-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Buffalo, New York · www.multisorb.com
Essentra - Porous Technologies Business 2016-08-25 339M GBP Divestiture
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Amafilter Group BV 2016-08-08 - Divestiture
Lochem, Netherlands · www.amafiltration.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Manufacturing 10 (59%) - - -
Machinery 2 (12%) - - -
Business Services 1 (6%) - - -
Chemicals 1 (6%) - - -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (6%) - - -
Packaging 1 (6%) - - -
Technology Hardware 1 (6%) 339M (100%) - -
Medical Products - - 1 (100%) 365M (100%)
Total 17 $339M 1 $365M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 11 - 1 365M
  Oklahoma 2 - - -
  Illinois 2 - - -
  Georgia 2 - - -
  New York 1 - 1 365M
  Wisconsin 1 - - -
  Texas 1 - - -
  Ohio 1 - - -
  Iowa 1 - - -
Germany 2 - - -
United Kingdom 2 339M - -
Netherlands 1 - - -
Switzerland 1 - - -
Domestic 11 (65%) - 1 (100%) 365M (100%)
Cross-border 6 (35%) 339M (100%) - -
Total 17 $339M 1 $365M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
1
Lincoln International
1
Legal Deals
Paul Hastings LLP
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $339M
TOTAL $339M
Largest Essentra - Porous Technologies Business
$339M (2016-08-25)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $365M
TOTAL $365M
Largest Buffalo Filter LLC
$365M (2018-12-13)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
35%
6 (35%)
Strategic(s)
24%
4 (24%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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