Leggett & Platt, Inc.

No. 1 Leggett Road,
Carthage, Missouri 64836
United States,
(417) 358-8131

Leggett & Platt, Inc. is a diversified manufacturer that conceives, designs and produces a wide range of engineered components and products found in many homes, offices, retail stores, automobiles and commercial aircraft. The Company's residential furnishing's segment supplies a variety of components used by bedding and upholstered furniture manufacturers in the assembly of their finished products. The Company's commercial fixtures and components group designs, produces, installs and manages our customers’ store fixtures projects as well as designs, manufactures, and distributes a wide range of engineered components and products primarily for the office seating market. The Company's industrial materials segment manufactures a variety of wires and tubing products. The Company's specialized product segment designs, produces and sells components for automotive seating, specialized machinery and equipment, and service van interiors. Leggett & Platt was formed in 1883 and is based in Carthage, Missouri.

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Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 27 - - - - - 27
vol $227M $227M
Sell (0.4/yr) # 5 1 - 1 - - 7
vol $62M $26M $88M

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$188M (2012-01-12)
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Largest Leggett & Platt - Store Fixtures Group
$62M (2014-10-31)

According to our data here at Mergr, Leggett & Platt has acquired 27 companies. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 7 assets.

Leggett & Platt’s largest acquisition to date was in 2012, when it acquired Western Pneumatic Tube for $188M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2014, when it sold Leggett & Platt - Store Fixtures Group to Lozier for $62M. Leggett & Platt has acquired in 12 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include furniture (45%) and manufacturing (15%).

When analyzing the manufacturing sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 225 manufacturing companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 8 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 2 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic manufacturing acquirer over the past 3 years is Patrick Industries, with 5 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the manufacturing sector over the past 3 years is Anders Invest B.V. with 4 platform acquisitions.

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