IMI Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Engineering Company

IMI has acquired 18 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

IMI’s largest acquisition to date was in 2017, when it acquired Bimba Manufacturing for $198M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2013, when it sold IMI - Beverage Dispense and Merchandising Divisions to The Marmon Group for $1.1B. IMI has acquired in 7 different US states, and 7 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include machinery (24%) and engineering (18%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity19
    • M&A Buy Activity17
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 10
  • Total Countries Invested 7
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 1

IMI

IMI plc

Lakeside Solihull Parkway Birmingham BusineS Park,
Birmingham, B37 7XZ
United Kingdom,
+44 12 1717 3700
www.imiplc.com

IMI is a global engineering group focused on the precise control and movement of fluids in critical applications. IMI works with international companies in over 50 countries to deliver innovative engineering solutions to address global trends such as clean energy, energy efficiency, healthcare and increasing automation. IMI was founded in 1862 and is based in Birmingham, the United Kingdom.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 16 1 - - - - 17
vol $677M $198M $875M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $1.1B $1.1B
  19

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Bimba Manufacturing Co. 2017-12-14 198M USD Add-on Acquisition
University Park, Illinois · www.bimba.com
Bopp & Reuther Messtechnik GmbH 2014-11-14 18M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Speyer, Germany · www.bopp-reuther.de
ELEY Ltd. 2014-10-06 65M GBP Divestiture
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom · www.eley.co.uk
Automotive Technician Training Ltd. 2014-04-24 - Add-on Acquisition
Shenfield, United Kingdom · www.automotivett.org
IMI plc - Beverage Dispense and Merchandising Divisions 2013-10-16 1.1B GBP Divestiture
, United Kingdom
Analytical Flow Products 2013-09-02 8M GBP Add-on Acquisition
, Quebec
Interativa Industria 2012-02-17 25M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Sorocaba, Brazil · www.interativa.ind.br
Remosa SpA 2012-02-16 113M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Cagliari, Italy · www.remosa-valves.com
Th. Jansen-Armaturen GmbH 2011-10-18 20M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Sankt Ingbert, Germany · www.thj-a.de
EPIQ NV 2011-08-01 49M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Tessenderlo, Belgium · www.epiq.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Machinery 4 (24%) 45M (5%) 1 (50%) 1.1B (94%)
Manufacturing 3 (18%) 223M (26%) 1 (50%) 65M (6%)
Engineering 3 (18%) 417M (48%) - -
Automotive 1 (6%) - - -
Business Services 1 (6%) 53M (6%) - -
Consumer Services 1 (6%) - - -
Distribution 1 (6%) 28M (3%) - -
Electrical Equipment 1 (6%) - - -
Electronics 1 (6%) 49M (6%) - -
Medical Products 1 (6%) 60M (7%) - -
Total 17 $875M 2 $1.1B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 7 311M - -
  Wisconsin 1 53M - -
  Washington 1 - - -
  Texas 1 - - -
  Nevada 1 60M - -
  Michigan 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 198M - -
  California 1 - - -
Germany 4 342M - -
United Kingdom 2 28M 2 1.1B
Belgium 1 49M - -
Brazil 1 25M - -
Canada 1 8M - -
  Quebec 1 8M - -
Italy 1 113M - -
Domestic 2 (12%) 28M (3%) 2 (100%) 1.1B (100%)
Cross-border 15 (88%) 847M (97%) - -
Total 17 $875M 2 $1.1B

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Clifford Chance LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 4 $615M
< $100M 8 $260M
TOTAL $875M
Largest Bimba Manufacturing Co.
$198M (2017-12-14)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $1.1B
< $100M 1 $65M
TOTAL $1.1B
Largest IMI plc - Beverage Dispense and Merchandising Divisions
$1.1B (2013-10-16)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
6%
1 (6%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
50%
1 (50%)
Strategic(s)
50%
1 (50%)

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