Halma PLC

Misbourne Court,
Amersham, HP7 0DE
United Kingdom,
+44 (0)1494 721111

Halma plc is a UK-based group of technology companies that makes products for hazard detection and life protection. The Company was formed in 1894 and is based in Amersham.

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Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (2.2/yr) # 39 3 2 1 5 - 50
vol $436M $138M $110M $140M $27M $851M
Sell (0.2/yr) # 3 1 - - - - 4
vol $59M $6M $65M

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$140M (2016-02-05)
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Largest Tritech International Ltd.
$32M (2012-08-23)

According to our data here at Mergr, Halma has acquired 50 companies, including 11 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 4 assets.

Halma’s largest acquisition to date was in 2016, when it acquired CenTrak for $140M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2012, when it sold Tritech International to Moog for $32M. Halma has acquired in 13 different US states, and 14 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include technology hardware (24%) and safety/security (20%).

When analyzing the safety/security sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 74 safety/security companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 12 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 1 has acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic safety/security acquirer over the past 3 years is Convergint Technologies, with 9 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the safety/security sector over the past 3 years is Audax Private Equity with 3 platform acquisitions.

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