M&A Deal Summary

Herman Miller Acquires Colebrook Bosson Saunders

On March 30, 2010, Herman Miller, Inc. acquired furniture company Colebrook Bosson Saunders

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Herman Miller’s 4th transaction in the Furniture sector.
  • This is Herman Miller’s 1st transaction in the United Kingdom.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2010-03-30
Target Colebrook Bosson Saunders
Sector Furniture
Buyer(s) Herman Miller, Inc.
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition

Target

Colebrook Bosson Saunders

London, United Kingdom
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Colebrook Bosson Saunders is a maker of supporting hardware for monitors, laptops and televisions. It is based in London.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Herman Miller, Inc.

Zeeland, Michigan, United States

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Category Company
Founded 1905
SectorFurniture
Employees8,000
Revenue 2.6B USD (2019)
DESCRIPTION
Herman Miller, Inc.
Herman Miller's corporate headquarters in Zeeland, Michigan.

Herman Miller researches, designs, manufactures, and distributes interior furnishings for use in various environments including office, healthcare, educational, and residential settings, and provides related services that support organizations and individuals all over the world. Through research, the Company seeks to define and clarify customer needs and problems existing in its markets and to design, through innovation where appropriate and feasible, products, systems, and services that serve as compelling solutions to such problems. Herman Miller's products are sold primarily through independent contract furniture dealers, direct customer sales, owned and independent retailers, direct-mail catalogs, and the company's online stores. Herman Miller was formed in 1905 and is based in Zeeland, Michigan.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 4 of 9
Sector (Furniture) 4 of 7
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 4 of 8
Country (United Kingdom) 1 of 2
Year (2010) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2009-06-24 Nemschoff, Inc.

Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States

Nemschoff is a manufacturer of high-quality, leading-edge design and is recognized as a market leader in healthcare furnishings, with specific strength in soft seating and the patient care environment.

Buy $63M
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2012-04-03 POSH Office Systems (HK) Ltd.

Hong Kong, Hong Kong

POSH Office Systems Ltd. is a Hong Kong-based designer, manufacturer, and distributor of office furniture systems, freestanding furniture, seating, and filing and storage.

Buy $50M