Phelps Dodge Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Metals/miningCompany

Phelps Dodge has acquired 2 companies of its own. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Phelps Dodge’s largest acquisition to date was in 1999, when it acquired Cyprus Amax Minerals for $1.8B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 1997, when it sold Accuride to KKR for $480M. Phelps Dodge has acquired in 2 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include manufacturing (50%) and metals/mining (50%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity4
    • M&A Buy Activity2
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3

Phelps Dodge Corp.

2600 North Central Avenue,
Phoenix, Arizona 85004
United States,
(602) 234-8100

Phelps Dodge is a producer of copper and molybdenum and is the largest producer of molybdenum-based chemicals and continuous-cast copper rod. The company employs 15,000 people worldwide.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $2.1B $2.1B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $532M $532M
  4

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
IWG High Performance Conductors, Inc. 2006-04-04 52M USD Divestiture
Inman, South Carolina · www.iwghpc.com
Cyprus Amax Minerals Co. 1999-09-30 1.8B USD Add-on Acquisition
Englewood, Colorado
Accuride Corp. 1997-11-18 480M USD Divestiture
Evansville, Indiana · www.accuridecorp.com
Accuride Corp. 1988-02-13 270M USD Add-on Acquisition
Evansville, Indiana · www.accuridecorp.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Manufacturing 1 (50%) 270M (13%) 1 (50%) 480M (90%)
Metals/Mining 1 (50%) 1.8B (87%) - -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (50%) 52M (10%)
Total 2 $2.1B 2 $532M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 2 2.1B 2 532M
  Indiana 1 270M 1 480M
  Colorado 1 1.8B - -
  South Carolina - - 1 52M
Total 2 $2.1B 2 $532M

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.8B
$100M to $1B 1 $270M
TOTAL $2.1B
Largest Cyprus Amax Minerals Co.
$1.8B (1999-09-30)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $480M
< $100M 1 $52M
TOTAL $532M
Largest Accuride Corp.
$480M (1997-11-18)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
50%
1 (50%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
50%
1 (50%)
Strategic(s)
50%
1 (50%)

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