General Cable Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Electrical Equipment Company

General Cable has acquired 11 companies of its own. 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%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity13
    • M&A Buy Activity11
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 7
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6
  • M&A Advisors 2

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. General Cable Corp. was formed in 1992 and is headquartered in Highland Heights, Kentucky.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 11 - - - - - 11
vol $942M $942M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $71M $71M
  13

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
General Cable Corp. - Automotive Ignition Wire Business 2016-05-23 71M USD Divestiture
, United States
Gepco International, Inc. (Gepco Brand) 2016-04-20 - Divestiture
Wood Dale, Illinois · www.gepco.com
Prestolite Electric, Inc. 2012-11-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Plymouth, Michigan · www.prestolite.com
Prestolite Wire LLC 2012-11-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Southfield, Michigan · www.prestolitewire.com
Procables S.A. 2012-06-04 - Stake Purchase
Bogota, Colombia · www.procables.com
Alcan Cable 2012-05-21 185M USD Divestiture
, Pennsylvania
Delphia Produtos Eletricos Ltda. 2012-04-12 - Add-on Acquisition
Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil · www.delphia.com.br
Pakistan Cables Ltd. 2010-09-26 - Stake Purchase
Karachi, Pakistan · www.pakistancables.com
BICC Egypt 2010-09-22 22M USD Add-on Acquisition
Cairo, Egypt
Gepco International, Inc. (Gepco Brand) 2009-08-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Wood Dale, Illinois · www.gepco.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Electrical Equipment 11 (100%) 942M (100%) 1 (50%) -
Automotive - - 1 (50%) 71M (100%)
Total 11 $942M 2 $71M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 5 920M 2 71M
  Michigan 2 - - -
  Illinois 1 - 1 -
  Pennsylvania 1 185M - -
  Florida 1 735M - -
Brazil 1 - - -
Colombia 1 - - -
Egypt 1 22M - -
France 1 - - -
Germany 1 - - -
Pakistan 1 - - -
Domestic 5 (45%) 920M (98%) 2 (100%) 71M (100%)
Cross-border 6 (55%) 22M (2%) - -
Total 11 $942M 2 $71M

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Blank Rome LLP
1
Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $920M
< $100M 1 $22M
TOTAL $942M
Largest Phelps Dodge International Corp.
$735M (2007-09-12)
sell # Total
< $100M 1 $71M
TOTAL $71M
Largest General Cable Corp. - Automotive Ignition Wire Business
$71M (2016-05-23)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
36%
4 (36%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
2 (100%)

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