Meritor, Inc.

2135 West Maple Road,
Troy, Michigan 48084
United States,
(248) 435-1000

Meritor, Inc. is a global supplier of a broad range of integrated systems, modules and components to original equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket for the commercial vehicle, transportation and industrial sectors. The Company serves commercial truck, trailer, military, bus and coach, construction, and other industrial OEMs and certain aftermarkets. Meritor's principal products are axles, undercarriages, drivelines, brakes and braking systems. Meritor was formed in 1921 and is based in Troy, Michigan.

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Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 6 - - - - 1 7
vol $670M $670M
Sell (0.2/yr) # 12 1 - - - - 13
vol $541M $541M

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$670M (2000-07-07)
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Largest ArvinMeritor - Emissions Technologies Business
$310M (2007-05-17)

According to our data here at Mergr, Meritor has acquired 7 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 13 assets.

Meritor’s largest acquisition to date was in 2000, when it acquired Arvin Industries for $670M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2007, when it sold ArvinMeritor - Emissions Technologies Business to One Equity Partners for $310M. Meritor has acquired in 2 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include automotive (72%) and engineering (15%).

When analyzing the automotive sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 195 automotive companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 8 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 2 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic automotive acquirer over the past 3 years is Icahn Automotive Group, with 12 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the automotive sector over the past 3 years is Kinderhook Industries LLC with 4 platform acquisitions.

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