Hitachi Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Diversified Company

Hitachi has acquired 15 companies, including 4 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 4 assets.

Hitachi’s largest acquisition to date was in 2019, when it acquired JR Automation Technologies for $1.4B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2011, when it sold HGST to Western Digital for $4.3B. Hitachi has acquired in 4 different US states, and 9 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include information technology (40%) and business services (14%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity19
    • M&A Buy Activity15
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 8
  • Total Countries Invested 9
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 9
  • M&A Advisors 5

Hitachi, Ltd.

6-6, Marunouchi 1-chome Chiyoda-ku,
Tokyo, 100-8280
Japan,
+81 3 3258 1111
www.hitachi.co.jp/

Hitachi, Ltd. provides various systems, products, and services for information systems, electronic devices, power and industrial systems, consumer products, materials, and financial services sectors worldwide. Hitachi was founded in 1910 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 12 1 - 1 - 1 15
vol $1.3B $1.2B $1.4B $3.9B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 4 - - - - - 4
vol $4.3B $4.3B
  19

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
GlobalLogic 2021-03-31 - Add-on Acquisition
McLean, Virginia · www.globallogic.com
JR Automation Technologies LLC 2019-04-24 1.4B USD Add-on Acquisition
Holland, Michigan · www.jrauto.com
Sullair 2017-04-25 1.2B USD Divestiture
Michigan City, Indiana · www.sullair.com
Kurt ve Kurt Ithalat Ihracat ve Mumessillik Anonim Sirketi (Kurt & Kurt) 2016-12-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Ankara, Turkey · www.kurt.com.tr
BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada, Inc. 2016-08-18 - Divestiture
Peterborough, Ontario · www.geh-canada.ca
Hitachi, Ltd., - LCD Panel Manufacturing Equipment Business 2016-03-11 - Divestiture
Tokyo, Japan
AnsaldoBreda S.p.A. 2015-02-24 - Divestiture
Napoli, Italy · www.ansaldobreda.it
Ansaldo STS S.p.A. 2015-02-24 - Stake Purchase
Genoa, Italy · www.ansaldo-sts.com
Hitachi Systems Micro Clinic Pvt Ltd. 2014-04-03 - Add-on Acquisition
New Delhi, India · www.hitachi-systems-mc.com
Hitachi Systems Power Services Ltd. 2014-03-01 - Add-on Acquisition
, Japan
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Hitachi Vantara    - REAN Cloud LLC 2018-10-23 1
Santa Clara, California · www.hitachivantara.com Herndon, Virginia · www.reancloud.com
Hitachi Data Systems Corporation    - SEPATON, Inc. 2014-08-13 8
Santa Clara, California · www.hds.com Marlborough, Massachusetts · www.sepaton.com
Hitachi Data Systems Corporation    - Avrio RMS Group 2014-01-01 7
Santa Clara, California · www.hds.com Easton, Maryland · www.avriormsgroup.com
Hitachi Consulting Corp. 2000-10-25 Celerant Consulting 2013-01-02 4
Dallas, Texas · www.hitachiconsulting.com Richmond, United Kingdom · www.celerantconsulting.com
Hitachi Data Systems Corporation    - BlueArc Corp. 2011-09-07 6
Santa Clara, California · www.hds.com San Jose, California · www.bluearc.com
Hitachi Consulting Corp. 2000-10-25 Navigator Systems, Inc. 2006-02-06 3
Dallas, Texas · www.hitachiconsulting.com Dallas, Texas

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Information Technology 6 (40%) 1.4B (36%) - -
Machinery 2 (13%) 1.2B (32%) 1 (25%) -
Business Services 2 (13%) 175M (4%) - -
Software 1 (7%) - 1 (25%) 4.3B (100%)
Distribution 1 (7%) - - -
Financial Services 1 (7%) - - -
Medical Products 1 (7%) - - -
Utilities 1 (7%) 1.1B (28%) - -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (25%) -
Technology Hardware - - 1 (25%) -
Total 15 $3.9B 4 $4.3B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 4 2.8B 1 4.3B
  Virginia 1 - - -
  Texas 1 175M - -
  Michigan 1 1.4B - -
  Indiana 1 1.2B - -
  California - - 1 4.3B
India 3 - - -
Japan 1 - 2 -
Canada 1 - 1 -
  Alberta 1 - - -
  Ontario - - 1 -
Italy 2 - - -
Philippines 1 - - -
Saudi Arabia 1 - - -
Turkey 1 - - -
United Kingdom 1 1.1B - -
Domestic 1 (7%) - 2 (50%) -
Cross-border 14 (93%) 3.9B (100%) 2 (50%) 4.3B (100%)
Total 15 $3.9B 4 $4.3B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Citigroup Investment Banking
2
Evercore Group LLC
1
Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co.,Ltd.
1
Legal Deals
Gianni Origoni Grippo & Partners
2
Allen & Overy LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 3 $3.8B
$100M to $1B 1 $175M
TOTAL $3.9B
Largest JR Automation Technologies LLC
$1.4B (2019-04-24)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $4.3B
TOTAL $4.3B
Largest HGST, Inc.
$4.3B (2011-03-07)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
7%
1 (7%)
Strategic(s)
27%
4 (27%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
50%
2 (50%)
Strategic(s)
50%
2 (50%)

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