Lincoln Electric Holdings Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Machinery Company

Lincoln Electric Holdings has acquired 38 companies, including 10 in the last 5 years. A total of 5 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Lincoln Electric Holdings’ largest acquisition to date was in 2017, when it acquired Air Liquide Welding SA for $130M. Lincoln Electric Holdings has acquired in 10 different US states, and 14 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include machinery (60%) and manufacturing (28%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity38
    • M&A Buy Activity37
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 14
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 9
  • M&A Advisors 1

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc.

22801 Street Clair Avenue,
Cleveland, Ohio 44117
United States,
(216) 481-8100
www.lincolnelectric.com

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. is a designer and manufacturer of arc welding products, robotic arc welding systems, plasma and oxy-fuel cutting equipment and has a global position in the brazing and soldering alloys market. Lincoln Electric was founded in 1895 and is based in Cleveland, Ohio.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (1.4/yr) # 30 2 1 3 1 - 37
vol $130M $130M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
  38

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Worthington Industries, Inc. - Soldering Business 2019-01-02 - Divestiture
Columbus, Ohio
Coldwater Machine Company LLC 2018-12-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Coldwater, Ohio · www.coldwatermachine.com
Pro Systems LLC 2018-12-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Churubusco, Indiana · www.pro-systems.com
Inovatech Engineering Corp. 2018-12-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Vankleek Hill, Ontario · www.inovatechengineering.com
Air Liquide Welding SA 2017-07-31 130M EUR Divestiture
Paris, France
Vizient LLC 2016-05-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Bettendorf, Iowa · www.vizient.com
Vizient LLC (Vizient Manufacturing Solutions) 2016-05-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Bettendorf, Iowa · www.vizient.com
Specialised Welding Products Pty Ltd 2015-08-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Cheltenham, Australia · www.swp.com.au
Rimrock Corp. 2015-08-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Columbus, Ohio · www.rimrockcorp.com
RealWeld Systems, Inc. 2014-11-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Columbus, Ohio · www.realweldsystems.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Machinery 22 (59%) 130M (100%) - -
Manufacturing 10 (27%) - 1 (100%) -
Electrical Equipment 3 (8%) - - -
Metals/Mining 1 (3%) - - -
Technology Hardware 1 (3%) - - -
Total 37 $130M 1 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 19 - 1 -
  Ohio 6 - - -
  California 3 - - -
  Nevada 2 - - -
  Iowa 2 - - -
  Tennessee 1 - - -
  South Carolina 1 - - -
  Michigan 1 - - -
  Maryland 1 - - -
  Indiana 1 - - -
Brazil 2 - - -
Canada 2 - - -
  Ontario 2 - - -
Germany 2 - - -
Poland 2 - - -
United Kingdom 2 - - -
Australia 1 - - -
China 1 - - -
France 1 130M - -
Italy 1 - - -
Portugal 1 - - -
Russia 1 - - -
Taiwan 1 - - -
Venezuela 1 - - -
Domestic 19 (51%) - 1 (100%) -
Cross-border 18 (49%) 130M (100%) - -
Total 37 $130M 1 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Lincoln International
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $130M
TOTAL $130M
Largest Air Liquide Welding SA
$130M (2017-07-31)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
50%
5 50%
Strategic(s)
50%
5 50%
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 100%

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