M&A Deal Summary

Rexel Acquires Grossauer Elektro-Handels AG

On December 2, 2010, Rexel acquired distribution company Grossauer Elektro-Handels AG

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Rexel’s 9th transaction in the Distribution sector.
  • This is Rexel’s 1st transaction in Switzerland.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2010-12-02
Target Grossauer Elektro-Handels AG
Sector Distribution
Buyer(s) Rexel
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition

Target

Grossauer Elektro-Handels AG

Heiden, Switzerland
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Grossauer Elektro-Handels AG is a distributor of electrical products.

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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 9 of 27
Sector (Distribution) 9 of 23
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 6 of 23
Country (Switzerland) 1 of 1
Year (2010) 1 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2008-02-18 Suzhou Xidian

China

Suzhou Xidian is a distributor of electrical supplies.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2010-12-23 Beijing Lucky Well Zhineng

China

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