KEMET Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Electrical Equipment Company

KEMET has acquired 6 companies of its own, including 1 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 1 asset.

KEMET’s largest acquisition to date was in 2005, when it acquired EPCOS - Tantalum Capacitor Business for $97M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2008, when it sold KEMET - Specialty Capacitor Product Line to Vishay Intertechnology for $35M. KEMET has acquired in 2 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include electronics (34%) and manufacturing (34%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity7
    • M&A Buy Activity6
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3

KEMET Corp.

101 NE 3rd Avenue Suite 1700,
Simpsonville, South Carolina 33301
United States,
(954) 766-2800
www.kemet.com

KEMET is a global manufacturer of a wide variety of capacitors. KEMET's product offerings include tantalum, multilayer ceramic, solid and electrolytic aluminum, and film capacitors. The Company's product line consists of nearly 5 million distinct part configurations distinguished by various attributes, such as dielectric (or insulating) material, configuration, encapsulation, capacitance (at various tolerances), voltage, performance characteristics, and packaging. KEMET was formed in 1919 and is based in Simpsonville, Georgia.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 5 - 1 - - - 6
vol $135M $53M $188M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $35M $35M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
NEC TOKIN Corp. 2017-02-23 53M USD Divestiture
Sendai-shi, Japan · www.nec-tokin.com
IntelliData, Inc. 2015-04-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Greenwood Village, Colorado
Cornell Dubilier Foil LLC 2011-06-13 15M USD Add-on Acquisition
Knoxville, Tennessee
KEMET - Specialty Capacitor Product Line 2008-09-15 35M USD Divestiture
, United States
Arcotronics Italia S.p.A. 2007-08-13 23M USD Add-on Acquisition
Bologna, Italy
Evox Rifa Group Oyj 2007-04-12 - Add-on Acquisition
Espoo, Finland · www.evoxrifa.com
EPCOS - Tantalum Capacitor Business 2005-12-12 97M EUR Divestiture
, Germany
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Electronics 2 (33%) 97M (52%) - -
Manufacturing 2 (33%) 38M (20%) - -
Electrical Equipment 1 (17%) 53M (28%) - -
Information Technology 1 (17%) - - -
Semiconductors - - 1 (100%) 35M (100%)
Total 6 $188M 1 $35M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 2 15M 1 35M
  Tennessee 1 15M - -
  Colorado 1 - - -
Finland 1 - - -
Germany 1 97M - -
Italy 1 23M - -
Japan 1 53M - -
Domestic 2 (33%) 15M (8%) 1 (100%) 35M (100%)
Cross-border 4 (67%) 173M (92%) - -
Total 6 $188M 1 $35M

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 4 $188M
TOTAL $188M
Largest EPCOS - Tantalum Capacitor Business
$97M (2005-12-12)
sell # Total
< $100M 1 $35M
TOTAL $35M
Largest KEMET - Specialty Capacitor Product Line
$35M (2008-09-15)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
100%
2 100%
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 100%

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