General Cable Corp.

4 Tesseneer Drive,
Highland Heights, Kentucky 41076
United States,
(859) 572-8000
www.generalcable.com

General Cable Corp., develops, designs, manufactures, markets and distributes copper, aluminum and fiber optic wire and cable products and systems for the energy, industrial, specialty, construction, and communications markets.

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 11 - - - - - 11
vol $942M $942M
Sell (0.4/yr) # - - - - 2 - 2
vol $71M $71M
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Largest General Cable Corp. - Automotive Ignition Wire Business
$71M (2016-05-23)

According to our data here at Mergr, General Cable has acquired 11 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 2 assets.

General Cable’s largest acquisition to date was in 2007, when it acquired Phelps Dodge International for $735M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2016, when it sold General Cable - Automotive Ignition Wire Business to Standard Motor Products for $71M. General Cable has acquired in 4 different US states, and 7 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include electrical equipment (100%).

When analyzing the electrical equipment sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 140 electrical equipment companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 10 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 4 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic electrical equipment acquirer over the past 3 years is Nidec, with 8 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the electrical equipment sector over the past 3 years is Madison Capital Funding LLC with 2 platform acquisitions.

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