HeidelbergCement AG Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Building Materials Company

HeidelbergCement AG has acquired 3 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 7 assets.

HeidelbergCement AG’s largest acquisition to date was in 2007, when it acquired Hanson for $15.8B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2014, when it sold Forterra to Lone Star Funds for $1.4B. HeidelbergCement AG has acquired in 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include building materials (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity10
    • M&A Buy Activity3
    • M&A Sell Activity7
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7
  • M&A Advisors 5

HeidelbergCement AG

Berliner Strasse 6,
Heidelberg, 69120
Germany,
+49 6221 481 13227
www.heidelbergcement.com

HeidelbergCement is a German multinational building materials company headquartered in Heidelberg, Germany. HeidelbergCement a market leader in aggregates and a prominent player in the fields of cement, concrete and other downstream activities, making it one of the world’s largest manufacturers of building materials. HeidelbergCement was founded in 1873 and is based in Heidelberg, Germany.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 2 - 1 - - - 3
vol $15.8B $15.8B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 6 1 - - - - 7
vol $3.8B $3.8B
  10

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Cementir Italia SpA 2018-01-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Rome, Italy · www.cementiritalia.it
HeidelbergCement AG - Calcium Silicate Unit Business 2017-12-15 - Divestiture
Heidelberg, Germany
Italcementi S.p.A 2016-10-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Bergamo, Italy · www.italcementigroup.com
HeidelbergCement AG - Cement Plant Assets 2016-08-18 660M USD Divestiture
, Germany
Compagnie des Ciments Belges S.A. 2016-07-25 352M EUR Divestiture
Gaurain-Ramecroix, Belgium · www.ccb.be
HeidelbergCement - Lime Business 2015-09-03 - Divestiture
, Germany
Forterra, Inc. 2014-12-25 1.4B USD Divestiture
Irving, Texas · www.forterrabp.com
HeidelbergCement - Hanson Building Products 2014-12-24 1.4B USD Divestiture
, United States
Hanson Plc 2007-05-15 15.8B USD Add-on Acquisition
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Calucem, Inc. 2006-06-01 - Divestiture
Mannheim, Germany · www.calucem.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Building Materials 3 (100%) 15.8B (100%) 7 (100%) 3.8B (100%)
Total 3 $15.8B 7 $3.8B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Germany - - 4 660M
Italy 2 - - -
United States - - 2 2.8B
  Texas - - 1 1.4B
Belgium - - 1 352M
United Kingdom 1 15.8B - -
Domestic - - 4 (57%) 660M (17%)
Cross-border 3 (100%) 15.8B (100%) 3 (43%) 3.2B (83%)
Total 3 $15.8B 7 $3.8B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
BNP Paribas Corporate and Investment Banking
1
Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA Securities)
1
Citigroup Investment Banking
1
Legal Deals
Shearman & Sterling LLP
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $15.8B
TOTAL $15.8B
Largest Hanson Plc
$15.8B (2007-05-15)
sell # Total
> $1B 2 $2.8B
$100M to $1B 2 $1.0B
TOTAL $3.8B
Largest Forterra, Inc.
$1.4B (2014-12-25)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
33%
1 (33%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
43%
3 (43%)
Strategic(s)
57%
4 (57%)

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