Harman International Industries Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Electronics Company

Harman International Industries has acquired 16 companies of its own, including 4 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Harman International Industries’ largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired Symphony Teleca for $780M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2010, when it sold QNX Software Systems to BlackBerry for $200M. Harman International Industries has acquired in 6 different US states, and 7 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include electronics (38%) and software (25%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity17
    • M&A Buy Activity16
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 7
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 5

Harman International Industries, Inc.

400 Atlantic Street, Suite 1500,
Stamford, Connecticut 06901
United States,
(203) 328-3500
www.harman.com

Harman International Industries, Inc. is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of audio and infotainment products for the automotive, consumer and professional markets. Its brands include Harman Kardon, JBL, Revel, Mark Levinson, Infinity, Lexicon, Soundcraft-Studer, AKG, Becker and QNX. Harman International Industries, Inc. was formed in 1980 and is based in Stamford, Connecticut.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 15 1 - - - - 16
vol $1.6B $1.6B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $200M $200M
  17

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
TowerSec, Inc. 2016-01-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Ann Arbor, Michigan · www.tower-sec.com
Bang & Olufsen - Automotive Audio Business 2015-03-31 - Divestiture
Struer, Denmark
Symphony Teleca Corp. 2015-01-22 780M USD Add-on Acquisition
Mountain View, California · www.symphonyteleca.com
Red Bend Software, Inc. 2015-01-22 170M USD Add-on Acquisition
Waltham, Massachusetts · www.redbend.com
Yurbuds LLC 2014-06-17 - Add-on Acquisition
St Louis, Missouri · www.yurbuds.com
AMX LLC 2014-05-21 365M USD Add-on Acquisition
Richardson, Texas · www.amx.com
Duran Audio BV 2013-10-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Zaltbommel, Netherlands · www.duran-audio.com
iOnRoad Technologies, Ltd. 2013-04-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Ramat Gan, Israel · www.ionroad.com
Martin Professional A/S 2012-12-19 124M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Aarhus, Denmark · www.martin.com
Interchain Solution Pvt. Ltd. 2012-08-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Bangalore, India · www.interchainsol.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Electronics 6 (38%) 60M (4%) - -
Software 4 (25%) 673M (41%) 1 (100%) 200M (100%)
Internet Software and Services 2 (13%) 780M (48%) - -
Technology Hardware 2 (13%) - - -
Electrical Equipment 1 (6%) 124M (8%) - -
Information Technology 1 (6%) - - -
Total 16 $1.6B 1 $200M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 8 1.3B - -
  California 3 780M - -
  Texas 1 365M - -
  Missouri 1 - - -
  Michigan 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 170M - -
  Indiana 1 - - -
Canada 2 138M 1 200M
  Ontario 1 138M 1 200M
  British Columbia 1 - - -
Denmark 2 124M - -
Germany 1 60M - -
India 1 - - -
Israel 1 - - -
Netherlands 1 - - -
Domestic 8 (50%) 1.3B (80%) - -
Cross-border 8 (50%) 322M (20%) 1 (100%) 200M (100%)
Total 16 $1.6B 1 $200M

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 5 $1.6B
< $100M 1 $60M
TOTAL $1.6B
Largest Symphony Teleca Corp.
$780M (2015-01-22)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $200M
TOTAL $200M
Largest QNX Software Systems Ltd.
$200M (2010-04-09)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
75%
3 75%
Strategic(s)
25%
1 25%
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 100%

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