Motion Industries Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Motion Industries has acquired 18 companies of its own, including 3 in the last 5 years. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Motion Industries’ largest acquisition to date was in 2021, when it acquired Kaman Industrial Technologies for $1.3B. Motion Industries has acquired in 12 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include distribution (83%) and electronics (6%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity17
    • M&A Buy Activity17
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4

Motion Industries, Inc.

1605 Alton Road,
Birmingham, Alabama 35210
United States,
(205) 956-1122
www.motionindustries.com

Motion Industries is an industrial parts distributor of bearings, mechanical power transmission, electrical and industrial automation, hydraulic and industrial hose, hydraulic and pneumatic components, industrial products, safety products, and material handling. Motion Industries has over 550 operations including 15 distribution centers throughout North America and serves more than 150,000 customers from the food and beverage, pulp and paper, iron and steel, chemical, mining and aggregate, petrochemical, automotive, wood and lumber, and pharmaceutical industries. Motion Industries was formed in 1946 and is based in Birmingham, Alabama.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 15 1 - - 1 - 17
vol $1.3B $1.3B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  17

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Kaman Industrial Technologies Corp. 2021-12-16 1.3B USD Add-on Acquisition
Bloomfield, Connecticut · ec.kamandirect.com
Hydraulic Supply Co. 2018-09-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Sunrise, Florida · www.hydraulic-supply.com
Numatic Engineering, Inc. 2017-07-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Sun Valley, California · www.numaticengineering.com
Braas Co. 2016-10-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Eden Prairie, Minnesota · www.braasco.com
OBBCO Safety & Supply LLC 2016-07-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Chesapeake, Virginia · www.obbcosafetysupply.com
The Colmar Belting Co., Inc. 2016-04-26 - Add-on Acquisition
South Boston, Massachusetts · www.colmarbelting.com
Epperson & Co. 2016-02-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Tampa, Florida · www.eppersonco.com
Missouri Power Transmission, Inc. 2016-02-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Saint Louis, Missouri · www.mopowertrans.com
Moss Rubber and Equipment Corp. 2015-12-01 - Add-on Acquisition
South San Francisco, California · www.mossrubber.com
Lake Erie Abrasive & Tool, Inc. 2015-08-24 - Add-on Acquisition
Euclid, Ohio · www.leabrasive.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Distribution 14 (82%) 1.3B (100%) - -
Electronics 1 (6%) - - -
Machinery 1 (6%) - - -
Manufacturing 1 (6%) - - -
Total 17 $1.3B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 16 1.3B - -
  Massachusetts 2 - - -
  Florida 2 - - -
  California 2 - - -
  Ohio 2 - - -
  Missouri 1 - - -
  Minnesota 1 - - -
  Indiana 1 - - -
  Connecticut 1 1.3B - -
  Virginia 1 - - -
  Texas 1 - - -
  Tennessee 1 - - -
  New Jersey 1 - - -
Canada 1 - - -
  British Columbia 1 - - -
Domestic 16 (94%) 1.3B (100%) - -
Cross-border 1 (6%) - - -
Total 17 $1.3B - -

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.3B
TOTAL $1.3B
Largest Kaman Industrial Technologies Corp.
$1.3B (2021-12-16)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
18%
3 (18%)

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