Pentair Acquisitions and Exits, 18 Deals Between 2001 and 2019
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Pentair has acquired 13 companies, including 5 in the last 5 years. A total of 6 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 5 assets.

Pentair’s largest acquisition to date was in 2012, when it acquired Tyco Flow Control for $4.9B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2016, when it sold Pentair - Valves & Controls Business to Emerson Electric for $3.2B. Pentair has acquired in 7 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include manufacturing (31%) and electrical equipment (16%).

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Pentair plc

Freier Platz 10,
Schaffhausen, 8200
+41 52 630 48 00

Pentair is a global diversified industrial company. Pentair's Water and Fluid Solutions segment is a provider of water and fluid processing products and solutions used in a wide range of applications. Pentair's Technical Products segment is a provider of products that enclose and protect some of the world's most sensitive electronics and electrical equipment, ensuring their safe, secure and reliable performance. Pentair was originally established in 1966 and is headquartered in Schaffhausen, Switzerland.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 8 2 - 1 - 2 13
vol $7.1B $1.8B $280M $9.2B
Sell (0.6/yr) # 2 - 2 - 1 - 5
vol $34M $3.2B $3.2B

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Largest Tyco Flow Control, Inc.
$4.9B (2012-09-28)
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Largest Pentair Ltd. - Valves & Controls Business
$3.2B (2016-08-18)

Diversified M&A - Last 3 Years

When analyzing the diversified sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 85 diversified companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 9 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 3 have acquired more than 10 companies.

The most prolific strategic diversified acquirer over the past 3 years is Spectrum Brands Holdings, with 1 acquisition. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the diversified sector over the past 3 years is WindRose Health Investors with 1 platform acquisition.

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