Lincoln Electric - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Lincoln Electric M&A Summary

Lincoln Electric has acquired 47 companies, including 9 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 (55%) and manufacturing (27%).

Lincoln Electric Business Overview

Where is Lincoln Electric headquartered?

Lincoln Electric is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.

What is Lincoln Electric’s revenue?

Lincoln Electric disclosed revenue of 3,234M USD for 2021 and 2,655M USD for 2020.

How many employees does Lincoln Electric have?

Lincoln Electric has 11,000 employees.

What sector is Lincoln Electric in?

Lincoln Electric is a machinery company.

When was Lincoln Electric founded?

Lincoln Electric was founded in 1895.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity47
    • M&A Buy Activity46
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 8
  • 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 ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.4/yr) # 39 - 3 2 1 1 46
vol $130M $427M $557M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
  47

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
RedViking 2024-04-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Plymouth, Michigan · www.redviking.com
Powermig Automacao e Soldagem Ltda 2023-05-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Caxias do Sul, Brazil · www.powermig.com.br
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
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Machinery 25 (54%) 557M (100%) - -
Manufacturing 12 (26%) - 1 (100%) -
Electrical Equipment 3 (7%) - - -
Metals/Mining 2 (4%) - - -
Aerospace 1 (2%) - - -
Automotive 1 (2%) - - -
Engineering 1 (2%) - - -
Technology Hardware 1 (2%) - - -
Total 46 $557M 1 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 24 427M 1 -
  Ohio 6 - - -
  Michigan 4 427M - -
  California 3 - - -
  Tennessee 2 - - -
  Nevada 2 - - -
  Iowa 2 - - -
  South Carolina 1 - - -
  Maryland 1 - - -
  Indiana 1 - - -
  Alabama 1 - - -
Brazil 4 - - -
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 24 (52%) 427M (77%) 1 (100%) -
Cross-border 22 (48%) 130M (23%) - -
Total 46 $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)
15%
7 (15%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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