Lincoln Electric Holdings Acquisitions and Exits, 38 Deals Between 1998 and 2019
machinery Company

Lincoln Electric Holdings has acquired 38 companies, including 11 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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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 ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (1.8/yr) # 28 2 2 1 3 1 37
vol $130M $130M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
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Largest Air Liquide Welding SA
$130M (2017-07-31)
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Machinery M&A - Last 3 Years

When analyzing the machinery sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 222 machinery companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 18 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 2 have acquired more than 10 companies.

The most prolific strategic machinery acquirer over the past 3 years is Atlas Copco AB, with 12 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the machinery sector over the past 3 years is Xenon Private Equity with 4 platform acquisitions.


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