Garmin Ltd.

M,
Schaffhausen, 8200
Switzerland,
+41 52 630 1600
www.garmin.com

Garmin Ltd. and its subsidiaries have designed, manufactured, marketed and sold navigation, communication and information devices and applications since 1989 – most of which are enabled by GPS technology. Garmin’s products serve automotive, mobile, wireless, outdoor recreation, marine, aviation, and OEM applications. Garmin Ltd. is incorporated in Switzerland, and its principal subsidiaries are located in the United States, Taiwan and the United Kingdom.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # 13 - 1 1 2 2 19
vol $81M $81M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  19

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Largest Digital Cyclone Inc. (DCI)
$45M (2007-01-05)
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According to our data here at Mergr, Garmin has acquired 19 companies, including 6 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms.

Garmin’s largest acquisition to date was in 2007, when it acquired Digital Cyclone for $45M. Garmin has acquired in 4 different US states, and 13 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include distribution (37%) and technology hardware (22%).

When analyzing the electronics sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 97 electronics companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 7 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 2 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic electronics acquirer over the past 3 years is Sparton, with 5 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the electronics sector over the past 3 years is Ardian with 3 platform acquisitions.

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