GEA Group AG

Peter-Muller-Strabe 12,
Dusseldorf, 40468
Germany,
+49 211 91360
www.gea.com

GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft is one of the largest system providers for food and energy processes with about EUR 4.4 billion in 2009 revenue. As an internationally operating technology group, the company focuses on process technology and components for demanding production processes in various end markets. The group gains about 70 percent of its revenue in the long-term growing food and energy industries.

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Sell (0.4/yr) # 1 - 2 - - - 3
vol $1.5B $1.5B
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Largest DencoHappel GmbH
$1.5B (2014-04-16)

According to our data here at Mergr, GEA Group AG has acquired 1 company. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 assets.

It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2014, when it sold DencoHappel to Triton Partners for $1.5B. The Company’s most targeted sectors include building materials (100%).

When analyzing the food sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 252 food companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 13 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 1 has acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic food acquirer over the past 3 years is Frutarom Industries, with 19 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the food sector over the past 3 years is Arbor Investments with 5 platform acquisitions.

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