Koch Industries Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

ManufacturingCompany

Koch Industries has acquired 14 companies, including 7 in the last 5 years. A total of 5 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Koch Industries’ largest acquisition to date was in 2005, when it acquired Georgia-Pacific for $13.2B. Koch Industries has acquired in 9 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include electrical equipment (17%) and energy services and equipment (17%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity13
    • M&A Buy Activity12
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 9
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 10
  • M&A Advisors 5

Koch Industries, Inc.

4111 East 37th Street North,
Wichita, Kansas 67220
United States,
(316) 828-5500
www.kochind.com

Koch Industries, Inc., owns a diverse group of companies engaged in refining and chemicals; fibers and polymers; commodity and financial trading; and forest and consumer products.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 7 - - 3 2 - 12
vol $27.5B $13.0B $1.1B $41.6B
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - - - 1 - 1
  13

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Knight Material Technologies 2021-12-09 - Divestiture
East Canton, Ohio · www.knightmaterials.com
Depcom Power, Inc. 2021-11-30 - Add-on Acquisition
Scottsdale, Arizona · www.depcompower.com
PQ Corp. 2021-03-01 1.1B USD Divestiture
Malvern, Pennsylvania · www.pqcorp.com
DarkVision Technologies, Inc. 2020-05-19 - Add-on Acquisition
North Vancouver, British Columbia · www.darkvisiontech.com
Sentient Energy, Inc. 2020-03-26 - Add-on Acquisition
Frisco, Texas · www.sentient-energy.com
Infor Global Solutions, Inc. 2020-02-04 13.0B USD Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.infor.com
Guardian Industries Corp. 2016-11-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Auburn HIlls, Michigan · www.guardian.com
EFT Energy, Inc. 2016-09-19 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.eft-analytics.com
Oplink Communications, Inc. 2014-11-19 445M USD Add-on Acquisition
Fremont, California · www.oplink.com
Flint Group Germany GmbH 2014-04-11 2.5B EUR Secondary Buyout
Ahaus-Ottenstein, Germany · www.flintgrp.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Georgia-Pacific LLC 2005-11-14 Color-Box 2022-02-14 8
Atlanta, Georgia · www.gp.com Atlanta, Georgia
Georgia-Pacific LLC 2005-11-14 Lumberton Cellulose LLC 2022-01-11 7
Atlanta, Georgia · www.gp.com Lumberton, North Carolina
Infor Global Solutions, Inc. 2020-02-04 Infor Library & Information Solutions 2022-01-04 2
New York, New York · www.infor.com New York, New York
Infor Global Solutions, Inc. 2020-02-04 Infor EAM 2021-07-06 1
New York, New York · www.infor.com New York, New York
Georgia-Pacific LLC 2005-11-14 Georgia-Pacific LLC - Four US Sawmills 2021-05-27 6
Atlanta, Georgia · www.gp.com Atlanta, Georgia
Invista 2004-05-01 Invista - Aromatic Polyester Polyol Business 2021-01-29 1
Wichita, Kansas · www.invista.com Wichita, Kansas
Georgia-Pacific LLC 2005-11-14 Georgia-Pacific LLC - Nonwovens Business 2021-01-06 5
Atlanta, Georgia · www.gp.com Mt. Holly, North Carolina
Molex, Inc. 2013-09-09 Fiberguide Industries, Inc. 2020-12-17 13
Lisle, Illinois · www.molex.com Caldwell, Idaho · www.fiberguide.com
Koch Mineral Services LLC    - Big River Steel LLC 2019-10-01 1
Wichita, Kansas Osceola, Arkansas · www.bigriversteel.com
Koch-Glitsch LP    - Julius MONTZ GmbH 2019-08-01 1
Wichita, Kansas · www.koch-glitsch.com Hilden, Germany · www.montz.de

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Manufacturing 2 (17%) 2.5B (6%) 1 (100%) -
Electrical Equipment 2 (17%) 7.6B (18%) - -
Energy Services and Equipment 2 (17%) - - -
Apparel/Textiles 1 (8%) 4.2B (10%) - -
Chemicals 1 (8%) 1.1B (3%) - -
Engineering 1 (8%) - - -
Forest Products 1 (8%) 13.2B (32%) - -
Information Technology 1 (8%) 13.0B (31%) - -
Internet Software and Services 1 (8%) - - -
Total 12 $41.6B 1 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 10 39.1B 1 -
  New York 2 13.0B - -
  Michigan 1 - - -
  Kansas 1 4.2B - -
  Illinois 1 7.2B - -
  Georgia 1 13.2B - -
  California 1 445M - -
  Arizona 1 - - -
  Texas 1 - - -
  Pennsylvania 1 1.1B - -
  Ohio - - 1 -
Canada 1 - - -
  British Columbia 1 - - -
Germany 1 2.5B - -
Domestic 10 (83%) 39.1B (94%) 1 (100%) -
Cross-border 2 (17%) 2.5B (6%) - -
Total 12 $41.6B 1 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
3
Jefferies LLC
1
Legal Deals
Latham & Watkins
3
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
1
Jones Day
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 6 $41.2B
$100M to $1B 1 $445M
TOTAL $41.6B
Largest Georgia-Pacific LLC
$13.2B (2005-11-14)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
25%
3 (25%)
Strategic(s)
17%
2 (17%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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