Johnson Controls, Inc.

5757 North Green Bay Avenue,
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53209
United States,
(414) 524-1200

Johnson Controls is a diversified technology and industrial company. The Company creates products, services and solutions to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings; lead-acid automotive batteries and advanced batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles; and seating and interior systems for automobiles. Johnson Controls was formed in 1885 and is based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

M&A Summary

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Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 17 1 - 1 - - 19
vol $4.0B $1.6B $5.6B
Sell (1.4/yr) # 5 1 3 1 2 - 12
vol $960M $265M $1.5B $2.0B $4.7B

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Largest York International Corp.
$3.2B (2005-08-03)
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Largest Scott Safety Supply Services, Inc.
$2.0B (2017-03-16)

According to our data here at Mergr, Johnson Controls has acquired 21 companies, including 4 in the last 5 years. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 12 assets.

Johnson Controls’ largest acquisition to date was in 2005, when it acquired York International for $3.2B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2017, when it sold Scott Safety Supply Services to 3M for $2.0B. Johnson Controls has acquired in 9 different US states, and 7 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include automotive (22%) and engineering (16%).

When analyzing the diversified sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 88 diversified companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 11 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 MTS Health Investors LLC with 1 platform acquisition.

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