Praxair Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Praxair has acquired 60 companies. A total of 5 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 4 assets.

Praxair’s largest acquisition to date was in 2013, when it acquired NuCO2 for $1.1B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 1996, when it sold Statia Terminals Group NV to Castle Harlan for $235M. Praxair has acquired in 21 different US states, and 10 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include distribution (57%) and chemicals (21%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity62
    • M&A Buy Activity58
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 8
  • Total Countries Invested 10
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 19

Praxair

Praxair, Inc.

39 Old Ridgebury Road,
Danbury, Connecticut 06810
United States,
(203) 837-2000
www.praxair.com

Praxair is an industrial gases company that produces, sells, and distributes atmospheric and process gases, and high-performance surface coatings. The company's products, services, and technologies serve a variety of industries including aerospace, chemicals, food and beverage, electronics, energy, healthcare, manufacturing, metals, and others. Praxair was formed in 1907 and is based in Danbury, Connecticut.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '11 '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 T
Buy (4.4/yr) # 36 4 4 4 4 6 58
vol $847M $1.1B $1.9B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 4 - - - - - 4
vol $285M $285M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
The Welding Center, Inc. 2016-04-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Bedford Park, Illinois
Welder Services, Inc. 2016-04-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Fort Wayne, Indiana
A&B Electric Motors and Supplies, Inc. 2016-04-21 - Add-on Acquisition
, Arizona
Geneva, SA 2016-04-21 - Add-on Acquisition
, Panama
Ossigas S.r.l. 2016-04-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Napoli, Italy · www.ossigas.it
NOxBOX Ltd. 2016-03-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Kent, United Kingdom · www.noxboxltd.com
Tecnogas SA 2015-09-24 - Add-on Acquisition
Callao, Peru · www.tecnogas.com.pe
Yara International - European CO2 Business 2015-09-15 - Divestiture
, Norway
Cryospec, Inc. 2015-07-09 - Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.cryospec.com
Garland Welding Supplies, Inc. 2015-07-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Garland, Texas · www.garlandweldingsupply.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Distribution 33 (57%) 560M (29%) - -
Chemicals 12 (21%) 1.1B (56%) 1 (25%) 50M (18%)
Medical Products 6 (10%) 287M (15%) - -
Machinery 2 (3%) - - -
Oil/Gas Exploration 2 (3%) - - -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (2%) - - -
Manufacturing 1 (2%) - - -
Technology Hardware 1 (2%) - - -
Aerospace - - 1 (25%) -
Healthcare Services - - 1 (25%) -
Transportation - - 1 (25%) 235M (82%)
Total 58 $1.9B 4 $285M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 46 1.4B 2 -
  Texas 11 245M - -
  Ohio 4 - - -
  Indiana 4 - - -
  California 3 - - -
  Illinois 3 - - -
  Arizona 2 - - -
  Alabama 2 - - -
  Utah 2 42M - -
  Michigan 2 - - -
  Kentucky 2 - - -
  Connecticut 1 - 1 -
  Missouri 1 - 1 -
  Washington 1 - - -
  Pennsylvania 1 - - -
  Oklahoma 1 - - -
  North Carolina 1 - - -
  New York 1 - - -
  New Hampshire 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
  Georgia 1 - - -
  Florida 1 1.1B - -
Canada 2 - - -
  Ontario 1 - - -
  British Columbia 1 - - -
Germany 2 560M - -
United Kingdom 2 - - -
Italy 1 - - -
Mexico 1 - - -
Netherlands Antilles - - 1 235M
Norway 1 - - -
Panama 1 - - -
Peru 1 - - -
Poland - - 1 50M
Russia 1 - - -
Domestic 46 (79%) 1.4B (71%) 2 (50%) -
Cross-border 12 (21%) 560M (29%) 2 (50%) 285M (100%)
Total 58 $1.9B 4 $285M

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.1B
$100M to $1B 2 $805M
< $100M 1 $42M
TOTAL $1.9B
Largest NuCO2, Inc.
$1.1B (2013-03-01)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $235M
< $100M 1 $50M
TOTAL $285M
Largest Statia Terminals Group NV
$235M (1996-12-04)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
5%
3 (5%)
Strategic(s)
14%
8 (14%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
50%
2 (50%)
Strategic(s)
50%
2 (50%)

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