Hitachi Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Hitachi has acquired 19 companies, including 7 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 6 assets.

Hitachi’s largest acquisition to date was in 2021, when it acquired Thales’s Ground Transportation Systems for $1.9B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2011, when it sold HGST to Western Digital for $4.3B. Hitachi has acquired in 5 different US states, and 11 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include information technology (37%) and machinery (22%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity25
    • M&A Buy Activity19
    • M&A Sell Activity6
  • Total Sectors Invested 9
  • Total Countries Invested 11
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 13
  • M&A Advisors 5

Hitachi

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 ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # 13 - 1 - 2 3 19
vol $2.5B $1.4B $1.9B $5.8B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 5 - - - - 1 6
vol $5.6B $5.6B
  25

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Bravura Security 2022-09-13 - Divestiture
Calgary, Alberta · www.hitachi-id.com
Flexware Innovation, Inc. 2022-09-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Fishers, Indiana · www.flexwareinnovation.com
Telesis Technologies, Inc. 2022-07-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Circleville, Ohio · www.telesis.com
Photon Energy GmbH 2022-05-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Ottensoos, Germany · www.photon-energy.de
Thales’s Ground Transportation Systems 2021-08-04 1.9B EUR Divestiture
Courbevoie, France
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
Koki Holdings Co.Ltd. 2017-01-13 1.3B USD Divestiture
Tokyo, Japan · www.koki-holdings.com
Kurt ve Kurt Ithalat Ihracat ve Mumessillik Anonim Sirketi (Kurt & Kurt) 2016-12-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Ankara, Turkey · www.kurt.com.tr
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Hitachi Vantara    - Io-Tahoe LLC 2021-06-23 2
Santa Clara, California · www.hitachivantara.com New York, New York · www.iotahoe.com
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 7 (37%) 1.4B (25%) - -
Machinery 4 (21%) 1.2B (21%) 1 (17%) -
Software 1 (5%) - 2 (33%) 4.3B (77%)
Business Services 2 (11%) 175M (3%) - -
Distribution 1 (5%) - - -
Financial Services 1 (5%) - - -
Medical Products 1 (5%) - - -
Transportation 1 (5%) 1.9B (32%) - -
Utilities 1 (5%) 1.1B (19%) - -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (17%) -
Manufacturing - - 1 (17%) 1.3B (23%)
Technology Hardware - - 1 (17%) -
Total 19 $5.8B 6 $5.6B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 6 2.8B 1 4.3B
  Indiana 2 1.2B - -
  Virginia 1 - - -
  Texas 1 175M - -
  Ohio 1 - - -
  Michigan 1 1.4B - -
  California - - 1 4.3B
Japan 1 - 3 1.3B
Canada 1 - 2 -
  Alberta 1 - 1 -
  Ontario - - 1 -
India 3 - - -
Italy 2 - - -
France 1 1.9B - -
Germany 1 - - -
Philippines 1 - - -
Saudi Arabia 1 - - -
Turkey 1 - - -
United Kingdom 1 1.1B - -
Domestic 1 (5%) - 3 (50%) 1.3B (23%)
Cross-border 18 (95%) 5.8B (100%) 3 (50%) 4.3B (77%)
Total 19 $5.8B 6 $5.6B

Top M&A Advisors

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

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 4 $5.6B
$100M to $1B 1 $175M
TOTAL $5.8B
Largest Thales’s Ground Transportation Systems
$1.9B (2021-08-04)
sell # Total
> $1B 2 $5.6B
TOTAL $5.6B
Largest HGST, Inc.
$4.3B (2011-03-07)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
11%
2 (11%)
Strategic(s)
26%
5 (26%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
50%
3 (50%)
Strategic(s)
50%
3 (50%)

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