Genuine Parts Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Automotive Company

Genuine Parts has acquired 18 companies, including 8 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Genuine Parts’ largest acquisition to date was in 2017, when it acquired Alliance Industrie SA for $2.0B. Genuine Parts has acquired in 8 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include distribution (59%) and automotive (30%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity19
    • M&A Buy Activity17
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6
  • M&A Advisors 3

Genuine Parts Co.

2999 Circle 75 Parkway,
Atlanta, Georgia 30339
United States,
(678) 934-5000
www.genpt.com

Genuine Parts Company (GPC) is a service organization engaged in the distribution of automotive replacement parts, industrial replacement parts, office products and electrical/electronic materials. Company products and services are offered through a network of over 2,000 operations, geographically located across the United States, Canada and Mexico. Genuine Parts was founded in 1928 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # 11 2 2 1 1 - 17
vol $650M $2.0B $2.7B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 1 - - - 1 - 2
  19

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
EIS, Inc. 2019-08-16 - Divestiture
Atlanta, Georgia · www.eis-inc.com
Axis New England 2019-02-13 - Add-on Acquisition
Danvers, Massachusetts · www.axisne.com
Hastings Auto Parts, Inc. 2018-09-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Warren, Michigan · www.hastingsautoparts.com
Alliance Industrie SA (Alliance Automotive Group) 2017-09-25 2.0B USD Add-on Acquisition
Paris, France · www.groupauto.fr
Merle's Automotive Supply, Inc. 2017-04-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Tucson, Arizona · www.merlesauto.com
Rochester Midland Corp. - Janitorial and Sanitation Business 2016-06-21 - Divestiture
Rochester, New York
Auto-Camping Ltd. 2016-06-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Scarborough, Ontario · www.autocamping.ca
Covs Parts Pty Ltd. 2015-07-17 - Divestiture
Welshpool, Australia · www.covsparts.com.au
Exego Group Pty Ltd. 2013-04-02 650M USD Add-on Acquisition
Mulgrave, Australia · www.exego.com.au
Quaker City Motor Parts Co., Inc. 2012-05-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Middletown, Delaware · www.qcmponline.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
S.P. Richards Company, Inc. 1990-01-01 Impact Products LLC 2020-06-30 3
Smyrna, Georgia · www.sprichards.com Toledo, Ohio · www.impact-products.com
S.P. Richards Company, Inc. 1990-01-01 The Safety Zone LLC 2020-06-30 2
Smyrna, Georgia · www.sprichards.com Guilford, Connecticut · www.safety-zone.com
S.P. Richards Company, Inc. 1990-01-01 Garland C. Norris Co. 2019-12-02 1
Smyrna, Georgia · www.sprichards.com Apex, North Carolina · www.gcnorris.com
Alliance Industrie SA (Alliance Automotive Group) 2017-09-25 Todd Group 2019-07-17 5
Paris, France · www.groupauto.fr Normandy, France
Alliance Industrie SA (Alliance Automotive Group) 2017-09-25 PartsPoint Group 2019-03-05 4
Paris, France · www.groupauto.fr Ede, Netherlands · www.partspointgroup.com
Alliance Industrie SA (Alliance Automotive Group) 2017-09-25 Platinum International Group Ltd. 2018-10-05 3
Paris, France · www.groupauto.fr Manchester, United Kingdom · www.platinuminternational.com
Alliance Industrie SA (Alliance Automotive Group) 2017-09-25 TMS Motor Spares Ltd. 2018-10-05 2
Paris, France · www.groupauto.fr Dumfriesshire, United Kingdom · www.tmsmotorspares.co.uk
Motion Industries, Inc. 1976-01-01 Hydraulic Supply Co. 2018-09-19 16
Birmingham, Alabama · www.motionindustries.com Sunrise, Florida · www.hydraulic-supply.com
Alliance Industrie SA (Alliance Automotive Group) 2017-09-25 Hennig Fahrzeugteile GmbH 2018-06-07 1
Paris, France · www.groupauto.fr Wesel, Germany · www.hennig-fahrzeugteile.de
Motion Industries, Inc. 1976-01-01 Numatic Engineering, Inc. 2017-07-20 15
Birmingham, Alabama · www.motionindustries.com Sun Valley, California · www.numaticengineering.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Distribution 10 (59%) - 2 (100%) -
Automotive 5 (29%) 2.7B (100%) - -
Machinery 1 (6%) - - -
Retail 1 (6%) - - -
Total 17 $2.7B 2 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 12 - 2 -
  Georgia 5 - 2 -
  Oklahoma 1 - - -
  New York 1 - - -
  Michigan 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
  Delaware 1 - - -
  Arizona 1 - - -
  Alabama 1 - - -
Australia 2 650M - -
Canada 2 - - -
  Quebec 1 - - -
  Ontario 1 - - -
France 1 2.0B - -
Domestic 12 (71%) - 2 (100%) -
Cross-border 5 (29%) 2.7B (100%) - -
Total 17 $2.7B 2 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
2
Legal Deals
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
1
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $2.0B
$100M to $1B 1 $650M
TOTAL $2.7B
Largest Alliance Industrie SA (Alliance Automotive Group)
$2.0B (2017-09-25)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
50%
2 50%
Strategic(s)
50%
2 50%
Divested to
PE Firm(s)
100%
1 100%

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