Littelfuse Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Littelfuse has acquired 24 companies, including 6 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Littelfuse’s largest acquisition to date was in 2017, when it acquired IXYS for $655M. Littelfuse has acquired in 10 different US states, and 8 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include electrical equipment (38%) and electronics (30%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity24
    • M&A Buy Activity24
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 8
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7
  • M&A Advisors 2

Littelfuse

Littelfuse, Inc.

8755 West Higgins Road, Suite 500,
Chicago, Illinois 60631
United States,
(773) 628-1000
www.littelfuse.com

Littelfuse is a provider of circuit protection with growing global platforms in power control and sensing. The company serves customers in the electronics, automotive and industrial markets with technologies including fuses, semiconductors, polymers, ceramics, relays and sensors. Littelfuse has over 8,000 employees in more than 35 locations throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. Littelfuse was founded in 1927 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 20 2 - - - 2 24
vol $731M $655M $315M $1.7B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  24

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Carling Technologies, Inc. 2021-10-20 315M USD Add-on Acquisition
Plainville, Connecticut · www.carlingtech.com
Hartland Controls LLC 2021-01-28 - Add-on Acquisition
Rock Falls, Illinois · www.hartland-controls.com
IXYS Corp. 2017-08-28 655M USD Add-on Acquisition
Milpitas, California · www.ixys.com
U.S. Sensor Corp. 2017-07-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Orange, California · www.ussensor.com
ON Semiconductor Corp. - Select Product Portfolio 2016-08-25 104M USD Divestiture
Phoenix, Arizona
Menber’s S.p.A. 2016-04-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Legnago, Italy · www.menbers.it
TE Connectivity - Circuit Protection Business 2015-11-09 350M USD Divestiture
, United States
JRS MFG. LTD. 2015-03-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Winnipeg, Manitoba · www.jrstephenson.com
SymCom, Inc. 2014-01-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Rapid City, South Dakota · www.symcom.com
Hamlin, Inc. 2013-04-15 145M USD Divestiture
Lake Mills, Wisconsin · www.hamlin.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Electrical Equipment 9 (38%) 372M (22%) - -
Electronics 7 (29%) 195M (11%) - -
Semiconductors 4 (17%) 1.0B (61%) - -
Automotive 2 (8%) 104M (6%) - -
Engineering 1 (4%) - - -
Technology Hardware 1 (4%) - - -
Total 24 $1.7B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 14 1.7B - -
  California 3 658M - -
  Texas 2 44M - -
  Wisconsin 1 145M - -
  South Dakota 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 50M - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
  Connecticut 1 315M - -
  Arkansas 1 5M - -
  Arizona 1 104M - -
Canada 2 - - -
  Saskatchewan 1 - - -
  Manitoba 1 - - -
Germany 2 - - -
Taiwan 2 31M - -
Denmark 1 - - -
Italy 1 - - -
Sweden 1 - - -
United Kingdom 1 - - -
Domestic 14 (58%) 1.7B (98%) - -
Cross-border 10 (42%) 31M (2%) - -
Total 24 $1.7B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Morgan Stanley
1
Legal Deals
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz LLP
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 5 $1.6B
< $100M 6 $132M
TOTAL $1.7B
Largest IXYS Corp.
$655M (2017-08-28)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
8%
2 (8%)
Strategic(s)
21%
5 (21%)

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