Molex Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Electrical Equipment Company

Molex has acquired 18 companies of its own, including 7 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Molex’s largest acquisition to date was in 2006, when it acquired Woodhead Industries for $256M. Molex has acquired in 10 different US states, and 7 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include electrical equipment (50%) and technology hardware (17%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity20
    • M&A Buy Activity18
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 7
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 8
  • M&A Advisors 3

Molex, Inc.

2222 Wellington Court,
Lisle, Illinois 60532
United States,
(630) 969-4550
www.molex.com

Molex Incorporated is a global manufacturer of electronic, electrical and fiber optic interconnection systems. Molex operates 45 manufacturing locations in 17 countries and employs more than 36,000 people globally.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 13 1 3 - 1 - 18
vol $256M $256M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
  20

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Fiberguide Industries, Inc. 2020-12-17 - Divestiture
Caldwell, Idaho · www.fiberguide.com
Laird plc - Connected Vehicle Solutions(CVS) Business 2018-09-28 - Divestiture
London, United Kingdom
Nistica, Inc. 2018-09-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Bridgewater, New Jersey · www.nistica.com
BittWare, Inc. 2018-05-14 - Add-on Acquisition
Concord, New Hampshire · www.bittware.com
Triton Manufacturing Co., Inc. - Fabricating Flexible Power Cable Business 2017-12-20 - Divestiture
Monee, Illinois
Phillips-Medisize Corp. 2016-08-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Hudson, Wisconsin · www.phillipsplastics.com
Interconnect Systems, Inc. 2016-04-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Camarillo, California · www.isipkg.com
ProTek Medical Ltd. 2015-05-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Sligo, Ireland · www.protek.ie
Soligie, Inc. 2015-05-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Savage, Minnesota · www.soligie.com
SDP Telecom Inc. 2015-01-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Dorval, Quebec · www.sdptelecom.com
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Phillips-Medisize Corp. 2016-08-17 Medisize BV 2017-11-21 1
Hudson, Wisconsin · www.phillipsplastics.com Hillegom, Netherlands · www.medisize.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Electrical Equipment 9 (50%) 256M (100%) 1 (50%) -
Medical Products 3 (17%) - - -
Technology Hardware 3 (17%) - - -
Manufacturing 1 (6%) - 1 (50%) -
Electronics 1 (6%) - - -
Semiconductors 1 (6%) - - -
Total 18 $256M 2 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 12 256M 1 -
  Illinois 2 256M - -
  California 2 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 - 1 -
  Wisconsin 1 - - -
  New Jersey 1 - - -
  New Hampshire 1 - - -
  Minnesota 1 - - -
  Idaho 1 - - -
  Arizona 1 - - -
Canada 1 - - -
  Quebec 1 - - -
France - - 1 -
Germany 1 - - -
Ireland 1 - - -
Italy 1 - - -
Taiwan 1 - - -
United Kingdom 1 - - -
Domestic 12 (67%) 256M (100%) 1 (50%) -
Cross-border 6 (33%) - 1 (50%) -
Total 18 $256M 2 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Evercore Group LLC
1
William Blair & Co. LLC
1
Legal Deals
Jones Day
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $256M
TOTAL $256M
Largest Woodhead Industries, Inc.
$256M (2006-06-30)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
11%
2 (11%)
Strategic(s)
22%
4 (22%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
50%
1 (50%)
Strategic(s)
50%
1 (50%)

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