Hitachi, Ltd.

6-6 Marunouchi 1-chome,Chiyoda-ku,
Tokyo, 100-8280
+81 3 3258 1111

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.

M&A Summary

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Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 7 2 2 1 - - 12
vol $1.3B $1.3B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 2 - - 2 - - 4
vol $4.3B $4.3B

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Largest Horizon Nuclear Power
$1.1B (2012-11-26)
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Largest HGST, Inc.
$4.3B (2011-03-07)

According to our data here at Mergr, Hitachi has acquired 12 companies, including 7 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 4 assets.

Hitachi’s largest acquisition to date was in 2012, when it acquired Horizon Nuclear Power for $1.1B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2011, when it sold HGST to Western Digital for $4.3B. Hitachi has acquired in 1 US state, and 9 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include information technology (34%) and business services (17%).

When analyzing the diversified sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 87 diversified companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 8 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 2 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic diversified acquirer over the past 3 years is EnerSys, with 1 acquisition. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the diversified sector over the past 3 years is WindRose Health Investors with 1 platform acquisition.

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