Finning Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

MachineryCompany

Finning has acquired 10 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Finning’s largest acquisition to date was in 2012, when it acquired Caterpillar - Distribution Business for $465M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2010, when it sold Hewden Stuart to Sun Capital Partners for $169M. Finning has acquired in 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include business services (34%) and distribution (34%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity11
    • M&A Buy Activity9
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 5
  • M&A Advisors 2

Finning

Finning International, Inc.

565 Great Northern Way Suite 300,
Vancouver, British Columbia V5T 0H8
Canada,
(888) 346-6464
www.finning.com

Finning is the largest Caterpillar dealer operating in some of the most resource-rich territories in the world. Finning was founded in 1933 and is based in Vancouver, Canada.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 8 - 1 - - - 9
vol $807M $260M $1.1B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $219M $219M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
4Refuel Canada LP 2018-12-10 260M USD Add-on Acquisition
Langley, British Columbia · www.4refuel.com
Kramer Ltd. 2015-05-06 230M USD Add-on Acquisition
Regina, Saskatchewan · www.kramer.ca
Caterpillar - Distribution Business 2012-01-18 465M USD Divestiture
, United Kingdom
Hewden Stuart Ltd. 2010-05-05 169M GBP Divestiture
Manchester, United Kingdom · www.hewden.co.uk
Collicutt Energy Services Ltd. 2007-11-27 110M CAD Add-on Acquisition
Red Deer, Alberta · www.collicutt.com
Blandin Light Plant Ltd. 2003-05-08 2M CAD Add-on Acquisition
Channel Islands, United Kingdom
Macrosa Del Plata S.A. 2003-01-13 - Add-on Acquisition
Beccar, Argentina
General Machinery Co. S.A. 2003-01-13 - Add-on Acquisition
Montevideo, Uruguay · www.gemcosa.com.uy
Interior Lift Truck Services, Inc. 2001-10-23 49M CAD Divestiture
Langley, British Columbia
Cat Motoren GMBH & Co. KG 2001-01-08 - Divestiture
Hamburg, Germany
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Business Services 3 (33%) 232M (22%) 2 (100%) 219M (100%)
Distribution 3 (33%) 465M (44%) - -
Energy Services and Equipment 2 (22%) 370M (35%) - -
Marine 1 (11%) - - -
Total 9 $1.1B 2 $219M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Canada 3 600M 1 49M
  British Columbia 1 260M 1 49M
  Saskatchewan 1 230M - -
  Alberta 1 110M - -
United Kingdom 3 467M 1 169M
Argentina 1 - - -
Germany 1 - - -
Uruguay 1 - - -
Domestic 3 (33%) 600M (56%) 1 (50%) 49M (23%)
Cross-border 6 (67%) 467M (44%) 1 (50%) 169M (77%)
Total 9 $1.1B 2 $219M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
National Bank Financial
1
Legal Deals
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 4 $1.1B
< $100M 1 $2M
TOTAL $1.1B
Largest Caterpillar - Distribution Business
$465M (2012-01-18)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $169M
< $100M 1 $49M
TOTAL $219M
Largest Hewden Stuart Ltd.
$169M (2010-05-05)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
11%
1 (11%)
Strategic(s)
22%
2 (22%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
50%
1 (50%)
Strategic(s)
50%
1 (50%)

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