Lincoln Electric Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

MachineryCompany

Lincoln Electric has acquired 45 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’s largest acquisition to date was in 2022, when it acquired Fori Automation for $427M. Lincoln Electric has acquired in 11 different US states, and 15 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include machinery (57%) and manufacturing (28%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity45
    • M&A Buy Activity44
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 15
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 11
  • M&A Advisors 1

Lincoln Electric

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc.

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

Lincoln Electric 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 ≤ '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 T
Buy (1.4/yr) # 37 2 - 3 2 - 44
vol $130M $427M $557M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
  45

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Fori Automation, Inc. 2022-10-14 427M USD Add-on Acquisition
Shelby Township, Michigan · www.foriauto.com
Kestra Universal Soldas Industria Comercio Importacao Exportacao Ltda. 2022-03-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Sao Paul, Brazil · www.kestra.com.br
Overstreet-Hughes Co., Inc. 2021-07-28 - Divestiture
Carthage, Tennessee · www.fabricatedtube.com
Shoals Tubular, Inc. 2021-07-28 - Add-on Acquisition
Florence, Alabama
Zeman Bauelemente Produktionsgesellschaft m.b.H. 2021-04-01 - Divestiture
Vienna, Austria · www.zebau.com
Baker Industries, Inc. 2019-04-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Macomb, Michigan · www.bakerindustriesinc.com
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
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Machinery 25 (57%) 557M (100%) - -
Manufacturing 12 (27%) - 1 (100%) -
Electrical Equipment 3 (7%) - - -
Metals/Mining 2 (5%) - - -
Aerospace 1 (2%) - - -
Technology Hardware 1 (2%) - - -
Total 44 $557M 1 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 23 427M 1 -
  Ohio 6 - - -
  Michigan 3 427M - -
  California 3 - - -
  Tennessee 2 - - -
  Nevada 2 - - -
  Iowa 2 - - -
  South Carolina 1 - - -
  Maryland 1 - - -
  Indiana 1 - - -
  Alabama 1 - - -
Brazil 3 - - -
Canada 3 - - -
  Ontario 3 - - -
Germany 2 - - -
Poland 2 - - -
United Kingdom 2 - - -
Australia 1 - - -
Austria 1 - - -
China 1 - - -
France 1 130M - -
Italy 1 - - -
Portugal 1 - - -
Russia 1 - - -
Taiwan 1 - - -
Venezuela 1 - - -
Domestic 23 (52%) 427M (77%) 1 (100%) -
Cross-border 21 (48%) 130M (23%) - -
Total 44 $557M 1 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Lincoln International
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $557M
TOTAL $557M
Largest Fori Automation, Inc.
$427M (2022-10-14)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
9%
4 (9%)
Strategic(s)
16%
7 (16%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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