Platts - M&A Summary, Ownership, and Business Overview

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Platts M&A Summary

Platts has acquired 9 companies of its own.

Platts has acquired in 3 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include information services (34%) and business services (23%).

Platts Ownership

Who owns Platts?

Platts is owned by S&P Global. It was acquired on January 1, 1953.

Platts Business Overview

Where is Platts headquartered?

Platts is headquartered in New York, New York.

What sector is Platts in?

Platts is an information services company.

When was Platts founded?

Platts was founded in 1909.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity9
    • M&A Buy Activity9
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 1

Platts, Inc.

2 Penn Plaza 25th Floor,
New York, New York 10121
United States,
(212) 904-3070
www.platts.com

Platts is a provider of energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture information, and a premier source of benchmark price assessments for those commodity markets. Since 1909, Platts has provided information and insights that help customers make trading and business decisions and enable the markets to perform with greater transparency and efficiency.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 9 - - - - - 9
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  9

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Commodity Flow Ltd. 2016-03-15 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.commodityflow.com
Petromedia Ltd. 2015-07-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Windsor, United Kingdom · www.petromediacorp.com
Minerals Value Service GmbH 2015-03-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Munich, Germany · www.mvs-corp.com
Eclipse Energy Group AS 2014-07-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Stavanger, Norway · www.eclipseenergy.com
Kingsman SA 2012-11-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Lausanne, Switzerland · www.kingsman.com
Steel Business Briefing Ltd. 2011-07-01 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.steelbb.com
BENTEK Energy LLC 2011-01-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Denver, Colorado · www.bentekenergy.com
CBI Research - Energy Conference Business 2004-05-13 - Divestiture
, United States
FriedWire, Inc. 2003-10-08 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.friedwire.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Information Services 3 (33%) - - -
Business Services 2 (22%) - - -
Internet Software and Services 2 (22%) - - -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (11%) - - -
Information Technology 1 (11%) - - -
Total 9 - - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United Kingdom 3 - - -
United States 3 - - -
  New York 1 - - -
  Colorado 1 - - -
Germany 1 - - -
Norway 1 - - -
Switzerland 1 - - -
Domestic 3 (33%) - - -
Cross-border 6 (67%) - - -
Total 9 - - -

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
11%
1 (11%)

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