Panasonic - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Panasonic M&A Summary

Panasonic has acquired 19 companies, including 4 in the last 5 years. A total of 8 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 8 assets.

Panasonic’s largest acquisition to date was in 2021, when it acquired Blue Yonder for $8.5B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2013, when it sold PHC Holdings to L Catterton Partners for $1.7B. Panasonic has acquired in 9 different US states, and 8 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include software (28%) and electronics (17%).

Panasonic Business Overview

Where is Panasonic headquartered?

Panasonic is headquartered in Kadoma, Japan.

What is Panasonic’s revenue?

Panasonic disclosed revenue of 7,388,791M JPY for 2022 and 6,698,794M JPY for 2021.

How many employees does Panasonic have?

Panasonic has 240,786 employees.

What sector is Panasonic in?

Panasonic is an electronics company.

When was Panasonic founded?

Panasonic was founded in 1918.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity26
    • M&A Buy Activity18
    • M&A Sell Activity8
  • Total Sectors Invested 10
  • Total Countries Invested 8
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 19
  • M&A Advisors 4

Panasonic

Panasonic Corp.

1006, Oaza Kadoma,
Kadoma, 571-8501
Japan,
+81 6-6908-1121
www.panasonic.com

Panasonic is a manufacturer of electronics. It manufactures and markets a wide range of products under the Panasonic brand to enhance and enrich lifestyles all around the globe. Panasonic was founded in 1918 and is based in Kadoma, Japan.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 16 1 1 - - - 18
vol $1.6B $8.5B $10.1B
Sell (0.8/yr) # 4 1 3 - - - 8
vol $1.8B $1.8B
  26

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Blue Yonder, Inc. 2021-04-23 8.5B USD Add-on Acquisition
Scottsdale, Arizona · www.blueyonder.com
Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc. 2021-03-17 - Divestiture
Nashville, Tennessee · www.unvlt.com
Douglas Lighting Controls, Inc. 2021-03-17 - Divestiture
Burnaby, British Columbia · www.douglaslightingcontrols.com
Panasonic Consumer Energy 2021-03-17 - Divestiture
Zellik, Belgium
Vossloh-Schwabe Deutschland GmbH 2020-05-02 - Divestiture
Schorndorf, Germany · www.vossloh-schwabe.com
Exor International SpA 2020-03-30 - Add-on Acquisition
Lupatoto, Italy · www.exorint.com
Panasonic Energy Malaysia 2019-05-09 - Divestiture
, Malaysia
Omni-ID - ProVIEW Solutions Business 2019-04-01 - Divestiture
Rochester, New York
Panasonic Corp. - Technology Patents 2018-10-15 - Divestiture
Kadoma, Japan
Arimo, Inc. 2017-10-23 - Add-on Acquisition
Mountain View, California · www.arimo.com
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
SANYO Electric Co., Ltd.    - Hefei Rongshida Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd. 2013-08-13 3
Osaka, Japan · www.panasonic.co.jp/sanyo Hefei, China
SANYO Electric Co., Ltd.    - SANYO Semiconductor Co., Ltd. 2010-07-15 2
Osaka, Japan · www.panasonic.co.jp/sanyo Oragun, Japan
SANYO Electric Co., Ltd.    - SANYO Electric - Mobile Phone Related Business 2008-01-21 1
Osaka, Japan · www.panasonic.co.jp/sanyo , United States

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Software 5 (28%) 8.5B (84%) - -
Electrical Equipment 1 (6%) - 4 (50%) -
Electronics 3 (17%) 100M (1%) - -
Information Technology 2 (11%) - 1 (13%) -
Communications 2 (11%) - - -
Semiconductors 1 (6%) - 1 (13%) 117M (7%)
Business Services 1 (6%) - - -
Machinery 1 (6%) - - -
Manufacturing 1 (6%) 1.5B (15%) - -
Technology Hardware 1 (6%) - - -
Medical Products - - 1 (13%) 1.7B (93%)
Renewable Energy - - 1 (13%) -
Total 18 $10.1B 8 $1.8B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 11 10.1B 1 -
  New York 2 - - -
  California 2 - - -
  Tennessee 1 - 1 -
  Texas 1 - - -
  Montana 1 1.5B - -
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 100M - -
  Florida 1 - - -
  Arizona 1 8.5B - -
Japan 1 - 2 1.7B
Belgium 1 - 1 -
Canada 1 - 1 -
  Ontario 1 - - -
  British Columbia - - 1 -
Germany 1 - 1 -
Italy 1 - - -
Malaysia - - 1 -
Singapore - - 1 117M
Sweden 1 - - -
United Kingdom 1 - - -
Domestic 1 (6%) - 2 (25%) 1.7B (93%)
Cross-border 17 (94%) 10.1B (100%) 6 (75%) 117M (7%)
Total 18 $10.1B 8 $1.8B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Centerview Partners
1
GCA Corp.
1
Legal Deals
Weil Gotshal & Manges
1
Thompson Hine
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $10.0B
< $100M 1 $100M
TOTAL $10.1B
Largest Blue Yonder, Inc.
$8.5B (2021-04-23)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $1.7B
$100M to $1B 1 $117M
TOTAL $1.8B
Largest PHC Holdings Corp.
$1.7B (2013-09-27)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
39%
7 (39%)
Strategic(s)
17%
3 (17%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
63%
5 (63%)
Strategic(s)
38%
3 (38%)

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