M&A Deal Summary

Rexel Acquires Clearlight

On July 3, 2007, Rexel acquired distribution company Clearlight

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Rexel’s 6th transaction in the Distribution sector.
  • This is Rexel’s 1st transaction in the United Kingdom.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2007-07-03
Target Clearlight
Sector Distribution
Buyer(s) Rexel
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition

Target

Clearlight

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Clearlight is a distributor of electrical supplies.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Rexel

Paris, France

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Category Company
Founded 1967
Sector Distribution
Employees24,469
Revenue 12.6B EUR (2020)
DESCRIPTION

Rexel is a distributor of electrical parts and supplies. The Company supplies customers involved in residential, commercial and industrial construction, maintenance and renovation and currently has a network of approximately 1,700 branches in 29 countries, providing over 1.2 million products and related services. Rexel was founded in 1967 and is based in Paris, France.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 6 of 27
Sector (Distribution) 6 of 23
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 4 of 23
Country (United Kingdom) 1 of 2
Year (2007) 5 of 6
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2007-07-03 Tri-Valley Electric Supply

Casa Grande, Arizona, United States

Tri-Valley Electric Supply Co., Inc. is an electrical and datacom distributor which serves commercial and industrial segments.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2007-10-17 EIW Holdings Pty

Wangara, Australia

EIW Holdings Pty Ltd. is a distributor of electrical products.

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