Robert Bosch - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Robert Bosch M&A Summary

Robert Bosch has acquired 20 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 5 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 8 assets.

Robert Bosch’s largest acquisition to date was in 2012, when it acquired Service Solutions Segment SPX for $1.2B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2014, when it sold L.R. Nelson to Fiskars for $26M. Robert Bosch has acquired in 7 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include machinery (20%) and automotive (10%).

Robert Bosch Business Overview

Where is Robert Bosch headquartered?

Robert Bosch is headquartered in Postfach, Germany.

How many employees does Robert Bosch have?

Robert Bosch has 300,000 employees.

What sector is Robert Bosch in?

Robert Bosch is a diversified company.

When was Robert Bosch founded?

Robert Bosch was founded in 1886.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity28
    • M&A Buy Activity20
    • M&A Sell Activity8
  • Total Sectors Invested 14
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 16
  • M&A Advisors 1

Robert Bosch GmbH

Bosch Service Center,
Postfach, 70442
Germany,
+49 711 400 40990
www.bosch.com

Robert Bosch GmbH is a diversified technology, electronics, and automotive manufacturing company. The Company is privately owned and was established in 1886.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 19 - - - 1 - 20
vol $1.7B $1.7B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 7 - 1 - - - 8
vol $26M $26M
  28

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
TSI Semiconductors LLC 2023-04-26 - Add-on Acquisition
Roseville, California · www.tsisemi.com
Pump Technology Solutions PS GmbH 2021-03-31 - Divestiture
Berlin, Germany · www.evamo.com
Syntegon Technology GmbH 2019-07-12 - Divestiture
Waiblingen, Germany · www.syntegon.com
Robert Bosch GmbH - High-Voltage Battery Assets 2019-05-20 - Divestiture
Postfach, Germany
Splitting Fares, Inc. 2018-02-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Detroit, Michigan · www.splt.io
Sapal S.A. 2017-09-06 - Divestiture
Ecublens, Switzerland · www.sapal.ch
Albertini Cesare S.p.A. 2017-06-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Turate, Italy
ITK Engineering GmbH 2016-10-12 - Add-on Acquisition
Rülzheim, Germany · www.itk-engineering.de
Seeo Inc. 2015-08-28 - Add-on Acquisition
Hayward, California · www.seeo.com
L.R. Nelson Corp. 2014-09-11 26M EUR Divestiture
Peoria, Illinois · www.lrnelson.com
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Robert Bosch North America, Inc.    - Climatec Building Technologies Group 2015-01-15 3
Farmington Hills, Michigan Phoenix, Arizona · www.climatec.com
Robert Bosch North America, Inc.    - Servico - Kendrion NV 2008-12-22 2
Farmington Hills, Michigan Zeist, Netherlands

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Automotive 2 (10%) 1.2B (69%) 3 (38%) -
Machinery 4 (20%) 100M (6%) - -
Consumer Products 2 (10%) - 2 (25%) 26M (100%)
Internet Software and Services 2 (10%) - - -
Electrical Equipment 1 (5%) - 1 (13%) -
Packaging - - 2 (25%) -
Electronics 1 (5%) 420M (25%) - -
Healthcare Services 1 (5%) - - -
Information Technology 1 (5%) - - -
Manufacturing 1 (5%) - - -
Metals/Mining 1 (5%) - - -
Renewable Energy 1 (5%) - - -
Semiconductors 1 (5%) - - -
Software 1 (5%) - - -
Technology Hardware 1 (5%) - - -
Total 20 $1.7B 8 $26M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 11 1.6B 2 26M
  California 3 - - -
  Virginia 2 - - -
  Michigan 2 1.2B - -
  Illinois 1 - 1 26M
  Texas 1 - - -
  Minnesota 1 420M - -
  Florida 1 - - -
  Pennsylvania - - 1 -
Germany 6 - 4 -
Switzerland 1 - 1 -
France - - 1 -
Italy 1 - - -
United Kingdom 1 100M - -
Domestic 6 (30%) - 4 (50%) -
Cross-border 14 (70%) 1.7B (100%) 4 (50%) 26M (100%)
Total 20 $1.7B 8 $26M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Angle Advisors LLC
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.2B
$100M to $1B 2 $520M
TOTAL $1.7B
Largest Service Solutions Segment SPX
$1.2B (2012-12-06)
sell # Total
< $100M 1 $26M
TOTAL $26M
Largest L.R. Nelson Corp.
$26M (2014-09-11)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
25%
5 (25%)
Strategic(s)
10%
2 (10%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
63%
5 (63%)
Strategic(s)
38%
3 (38%)

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