Melrose Industries Acquisitions and Exits, 15 Deals Between 2005 and 2016
machinery Company

Melrose Industries has acquired 6 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 9 assets.

Melrose Industries’ largest acquisition to date was in 2016, when it acquired Nortek 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 3 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include manufacturing (50%) and building materials (17%).

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Melrose Industries PLC

Leconfield House Curzon Street,
London, W1J 5JA
United Kingdom,
+44 20 7647 4500
www.melroseplc.net

Melrose buys 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 ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 5 - 1 - - - 6
vol $4.7B $2.8B $7.5B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 8 1 - - - - 9
vol $826M $5.1B $5.9B
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Largest Nortek, Inc.
$2.8B (2016-07-06)
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Largest Elster Group SE
$5.1B (2015-07-28)

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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