Melrose Industries Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Melrose Industries has acquired 7 companies. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 12 assets.

Melrose Industries’ largest acquisition to date was in 2016, when it acquired Nortek Air for $2.8B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2015, when it sold Elster Group SE to Honeywell International for $5.1B. Melrose Industries has acquired in 4 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include manufacturing (58%) and furniture (15%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity19
    • M&A Buy Activity7
    • M&A Sell Activity12
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 14
  • M&A Advisors 3

Melrose Industries

Melrose Industries PLC

Stratton House 5 Stratton Street,
London, W1J 8LA
United Kingdom,
+44 20 7647 4500
www.melroseplc.net

Melrose is a buyer good manufacturing businesses with strong fundamentals whose performance can be improved. Melrose finances its acquisitions using a low level of leverage, improves the businesses by a mixture of investment and changed management focus, sells them and returns the proceeds to shareholders. Melrose Industries was founded in 2003 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 7 - - - - - 7
vol $7.5B $7.5B
Sell (0.6/yr) # 9 - - - 2 1 12
vol $5.9B $285M $6.2B
  19

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Ergotron, Inc. 2022-07-07 - Divestiture
St. Paul, Minnesota · www.ergotron.com
Nortek Security & Control LLC 2021-10-05 285M USD Divestiture
Carlsbad, California · www.nortekcontrol.com
Nortek Air 2021-04-19 - Divestiture
O’Fallon, Missouri · www.nortekair.com
Nortek Air 2016-07-06 2.8B USD Add-on Acquisition
O’Fallon, Missouri · www.nortekair.com
Elster Group SE 2015-07-28 5.1B USD Divestiture
Essen, Germany · www.elster.com
Bridon International Ltd. 2014-10-12 588M USD Divestiture
Doncaster, United Kingdom · www.bridon.com
Eclipse Inc. 2014-09-30 158M USD Add-on Acquisition
Rockford, Illinois · www.eclipsenet.com
Acco Material Handling Solutions 2013-10-09 - Divestiture
York, Pennsylvania · www.accomhs.com
The Crosby Group LLC 2013-10-09 - Divestiture
Tulsa, Oklahoma · www.thecrosbygroup.com
Marelli Motori SpA 2013-06-20 239M EUR Divestiture
Arzignano, Italy · www.marellimotori.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Manufacturing 4 (57%) 5.1B (67%) 3 (25%) 239M (4%)
Machinery 1 (14%) 158M (2%) 5 (42%) -
Furniture 1 (14%) - 1 (8%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment 1 (14%) 2.3B (31%) 1 (8%) 5.1B (82%)
Electronics - - 1 (8%) 285M (5%)
Metals/Mining - - 1 (8%) 588M (9%)
Total 7 $7.5B 12 $6.2B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 4 3.0B 8 285M
  Missouri 1 2.8B 2 -
  North Carolina 1 - 1 -
  Minnesota 1 - 1 -
  Illinois 1 158M - -
  California - - 1 285M
  South Carolina - - 1 -
  Pennsylvania - - 1 -
  Oklahoma - - 1 -
United Kingdom 1 736M 2 588M
Germany 1 2.3B 1 5.1B
Italy 1 1.5B 1 239M
Domestic 1 (14%) 736M (10%) 2 (17%) 588M (9%)
Cross-border 6 (86%) 6.8B (90%) 10 (83%) 5.6B (91%)
Total 7 $7.5B 12 $6.2B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc.
1
Duff & Phelps Corp.
1
Legal Deals
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 3 $6.6B
$100M to $1B 2 $894M
TOTAL $7.5B
Largest Nortek Air
$2.8B (2016-07-06)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $5.1B
$100M to $1B 3 $1.1B
TOTAL $6.2B
Largest Elster Group SE
$5.1B (2015-07-28)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
14%
1 (14%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
67%
8 (67%)
Strategic(s)
33%
4 (33%)

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