Koch Industries - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Koch Industries M&A Summary

Koch Industries has acquired 17 companies, including 10 in the last 5 years. A total of 7 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 10 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include electrical equipment (15%) and energy services and equipment (15%).

Koch Industries Business Overview

Where is Koch Industries headquartered?

Koch Industries is headquartered in Wichita, Kansas.

How many employees does Koch Industries have?

Koch Industries has 60,000 employees.

What sector is Koch Industries in?

Koch Industries is a diversified company.

When was Koch Industries founded?

Koch Industries was founded in 1940.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity15
    • M&A Buy Activity14
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 11
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 12
  • M&A Advisors 5

Koch Industries

Koch Industries, Inc.

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

Koch Industries owns a diverse group of companies engaged in refining and chemicals; fibers and polymers; commodity and financial trading; and forest and consumer products. Koch Industries was formed in 1940 and is based in Wichita, Kansas.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.4/yr) # 7 3 3 1 - - 14
vol $27.5B $13.0B $1.1B $41.6B
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - 1 - - - 1
  15

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Compass Minerals International, Inc. 2022-10-18 - Stake Purchase
Overland Park, Kansas · www.compassminerals.com
Knight Material Technologies LLC 2021-12-09 - Divestiture
East Canton, Ohio · www.knightmaterials.com
Depcom Power, Inc. 2021-11-30 - Add-on Acquisition
Scottsdale, Arizona · www.depcompower.com
Transaction Network Services, Inc. 2021-06-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Reston, Virginia · www.tnsi.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
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Koch Engineered Solutions LLC    - Koch Project Solutions 2023-08-22 2
Wichita, Kansas · www.kochengineeredsolutions.com Houston, Texas
Koch Engineered Solutions LLC    - Koch Separation Solutions, Inc. 2023-08-14 1
Wichita, Kansas · www.kochengineeredsolutions.com Wilmington, Massachusetts · www.kochseparation.com
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

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Manufacturing 2 (14%) 2.5B (6%) 1 (100%) -
Electrical Equipment 2 (14%) 7.6B (18%) - -
Energy Services and Equipment 2 (14%) - - -
Apparel/Textiles 1 (7%) 4.2B (10%) - -
Chemicals 1 (7%) 1.1B (3%) - -
Communications 1 (7%) - - -
Distribution 1 (7%) - - -
Engineering 1 (7%) - - -
Forest Products 1 (7%) 13.2B (32%) - -
Information Technology 1 (7%) 13.0B (31%) - -
Internet Software and Services 1 (7%) - - -
Total 14 $41.6B 1 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 12 39.1B 1 -
  New York 2 13.0B - -
  Kansas 2 4.2B - -
  Texas 1 - - -
  Pennsylvania 1 1.1B - -
  Michigan 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 7.2B - -
  Georgia 1 13.2B - -
  California 1 445M - -
  Arizona 1 - - -
  Virginia 1 - - -
  Ohio - - 1 -
Canada 1 - - -
  British Columbia 1 - - -
Germany 1 2.5B - -
Domestic 12 (86%) 39.1B (94%) 1 (100%) -
Cross-border 2 (14%) 2.5B (6%) - -
Total 14 $41.6B 1 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Goldman Sachs
3
Jefferies
1
Legal Deals
Latham & Watkins
3
Jones Day
2
Kirkland & Ellis
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)
29%
4 (29%)
Strategic(s)
14%
2 (14%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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