Gentex Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Automotive Company

Gentex has acquired 5 companies. It has also divested 2 assets.

Gentex’s largest acquisition to date was in 2013, when it acquired Johnson Controls - HomeLink Business for $700M. Gentex has acquired in 3 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include safety/security (60%) and automotive (20%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity7
    • M&A Buy Activity5
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2

Gentex Corp.

600 North Centennial Street,
Zeeland, Michigan 49464
United States,
(616) 772-1800
www.gentex.com

Gentex Corp. is a supplier of automatic-dimming rearview mirrors and camera-based lighting-assist and driver-assist systems to the global automotive industry. The Company also provides commercial smoke alarms and signaling devices to the global fire protection market, as well as dimmable aircraft windows for the commercial, business and general aviation markets. Gentex was formed in 1974 and is based in Zeeland, Michigan.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 5 - - - - - 5
vol $700M $700M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
  7

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Aegisound LLC 2015-10-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Christiansburg, Virginia · www.aegisound.com
Helmet Integrated Systems Ltd. 2014-07-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Stranraer, United Kingdom · www.helmets.co.uk
Johnson Controls, Inc. - HomeLink Business 2013-07-18 700M USD Divestiture
, United States
Visionix, Inc. 2012-11-05 - Divestiture
Aurora, Illinois
InterSense LLC 2012-11-05 - Divestiture
Billerica, Massachusetts · www.intersense.com
Ops-Core, Inc. 2012-01-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Boston, Massachusetts · www.ops-core.com
InterSense LLC 2011-11-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Billerica, Massachusetts · www.intersense.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Safety/Security 3 (60%) - - -
Technology Hardware 1 (20%) - 1 (50%) -
Automotive 1 (20%) 700M (100%) - -
Aerospace - - 1 (50%) -
Total 5 $700M 2 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 4 700M 2 -
  Massachusetts 2 - 1 -
  Virginia 1 - - -
  Illinois - - 1 -
United Kingdom 1 - - -
Domestic 4 (80%) 700M (100%) 2 (100%) -
Cross-border 1 (20%) - - -
Total 5 $700M 2 -

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $700M
TOTAL $700M
Largest Johnson Controls, Inc. - HomeLink Business
$700M (2013-07-18)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
20%
1 (20%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
2 (100%)

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