Kennametal, Inc.

1600 Technology Way, PO Box 231,
Latrobe, Pennsylvania 15650
United States,
(724) 539-5000
www.kennametal.com

Kennametal Inc. is a provider of innovative resistant products, application engineering and services backed by advanced material science, serving customers in 60 countries across diverse sectors of aerospace, earthworks, energy, industrial production, transportation and infrastructure.

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 11 2 - - - - 13
vol $1.7B $605M $2.3B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 3 - - - - - 3
vol $391M $391M
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Largest Greenfield Industries, Inc.
$1.0B (1997-10-12)
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Largest J&L America, Inc. (dba J&L Industrial Supply)
$350M (2006-06-08)

According to our data here at Mergr, Kennametal has acquired 13 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 assets.

Kennametal’s largest acquisition to date was in 1997, when it acquired Greenfield Industries for $1.0B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2006, when it sold J&L America to MSC Industrial Direct for $350M. Kennametal has acquired in 6 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include machinery (39%) and metals/mining (24%).

When analyzing the machinery sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 275 machinery companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 19 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 5 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic machinery acquirer over the past 3 years is Atlas Copco AB, with 11 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the machinery sector over the past 3 years is Deutsche Beteiligungs AG with 4 platform acquisitions.

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