Griffon Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Building MaterialsCompany

Griffon has acquired 4 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 assets.

Griffon’s largest acquisition to date was in 2010, when it acquired The Ames Companies for $542M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2017, when it sold Clopay Plastic Products to Berry Global for $475M. Griffon has acquired in 3 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include building materials (67%) and technology hardware (34%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity6
    • M&A Buy Activity3
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6
  • M&A Advisors 4

Griffon

Griffon Corp.

712 Fifth Avenue 18th Floor,
New York, New York 10019
United States,
(212) 957-5000
www.griffon.com

Griffon is a diversified manufacturing firm. Its primary divisions include, Home and Building Products, Clopay Plastics Products, and Telephonics Corporation. Griffon founded in 1959 and is based in New York, New York.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 3 - - - - - 3
vol $802M $802M
Sell (0.4/yr) # 1 - - - 1 1 3
vol $475M $330M $805M
  6

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Telephonics Corp. 2022-04-18 330M USD Divestiture
Farmingdale, New York · www.telephonics.com
System Engineering Group, Inc. 2021-01-04 - Divestiture
New York, New York
Clopay Plastic Products Co. 2017-11-16 475M USD Divestiture
Mason, Ohio · www.clopayplastics.com
ClosetMaid Corp. 2017-09-05 260M USD Divestiture
Ocala, Florida · www.closetmaid.com
The Ames Companies, Inc. 2010-07-19 542M USD Add-on Acquisition
Camp Hill, Pennsylvania · www.ames.com
Telephonics Corp. 1961-01-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Farmingdale, New York · www.telephonics.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
The Ames Companies, Inc. 2010-07-19 Hunter Fan Co. 2021-12-20 7
Camp Hill, Pennsylvania · www.ames.com Memphis, Tennessee · www.hunterfan.com
The Ames Companies, Inc. 2010-07-19 Harper Brush Works, Inc. 2017-11-06 6
Camp Hill, Pennsylvania · www.ames.com Fairfield, Iowa · www.harperbrush.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Building Materials 2 (67%) 802M (100%) - -
Technology Hardware 1 (33%) - 1 (33%) 330M (41%)
Defense - - 1 (33%) -
Plastics - - 1 (33%) 475M (59%)
Total 3 $802M 3 $805M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 3 802M 3 805M
  New York 1 - 2 330M
  Pennsylvania 1 542M - -
  Florida 1 260M - -
  Ohio - - 1 475M
Total 3 $802M 3 $805M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Lazard Ltd.
2
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
2
The Chertoff Group
1
Legal Deals
Dechert LLP
4

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $802M
TOTAL $802M
Largest The Ames Companies, Inc.
$542M (2010-07-19)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $805M
TOTAL $805M
Largest Clopay Plastic Products Co.
$475M (2017-11-16)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
33%
1 (33%)
Strategic(s)
33%
1 (33%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
3 (100%)

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