Melrose Industries - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Melrose Industries M&A Summary

Melrose Industries has acquired 8 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 2018, when it acquired GKN for $12.3B. 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 (50%) and machinery (13%).

Melrose Industries Business Overview

Where is Melrose Industries headquartered?

Melrose Industries is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

What is Melrose Industries’ revenue?

Melrose Industries disclosed revenue of 7,537M GBP for 2022 and 6,883M GBP for 2021.

How many employees does Melrose Industries have?

Melrose Industries has 37,336 employees.

What sector is Melrose Industries in?

Melrose Industries is a machinery company.

When was Melrose Industries founded?

Melrose Industries was founded in 2003.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity20
    • M&A Buy Activity8
    • M&A Sell Activity12
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • 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 ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 8 - - - - - 8
vol $19.8B $19.8B
Sell (0.6/yr) # 9 - 2 1 - - 12
vol $5.9B $285M $6.2B
  20

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
GKN plc 2018-03-29 12.3B GBP Add-on Acquisition
Redditch, United Kingdom · www.gkn.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
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
GKN plc 2018-03-29 Moveero Ltd. 2020-10-19 2
Redditch, United Kingdom · www.gkn.com Telford, United Kingdom · www.moveero.com
GKN plc 2018-03-29 GKN Walterscheid GmbH 2019-03-06 1
Redditch, United Kingdom · www.gkn.com Lohmar, Germany · www.walterscheid-coupler.de

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Manufacturing 4 (50%) 5.1B (26%) 3 (25%) 239M (4%)
Machinery 1 (13%) 158M (1%) 5 (42%) -
Furniture 1 (13%) - 1 (8%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment 1 (13%) 2.3B (12%) 1 (8%) 5.1B (82%)
Engineering 1 (13%) 12.3B (62%) - -
Electronics - - 1 (8%) 285M (5%)
Metals/Mining - - 1 (8%) 588M (9%)
Total 8 $19.8B 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 - -
  South Carolina - - 1 -
  Pennsylvania - - 1 -
  Oklahoma - - 1 -
  California - - 1 285M
United Kingdom 2 13.1B 2 588M
Germany 1 2.3B 1 5.1B
Italy 1 1.5B 1 239M
Domestic 2 (25%) 13.1B (66%) 2 (17%) 588M (9%)
Cross-border 6 (75%) 6.8B (34%) 10 (83%) 5.6B (91%)
Total 8 $19.8B 12 $6.2B

Top M&A Advisors

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

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 4 $19.0B
$100M to $1B 2 $894M
TOTAL $19.8B
Largest GKN plc
$12.3B (2018-03-29)
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)
13%
1 (13%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
67%
8 (67%)
Strategic(s)
33%
4 (33%)

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