Rockwell Automation Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Rockwell Automation has acquired 27 companies, including 10 in the last 5 years. A total of 6 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 6 assets.

Rockwell Automation’s largest acquisition to date was in 2021, when it acquired Plex Systems for $2.2B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 1996, when it sold Rockwell Automation - Aerospace and Defense Business to The Boeing for $3.1B. Rockwell Automation has acquired in 11 different US states, and 7 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include software (32%) and information technology (16%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity31
    • M&A Buy Activity25
    • M&A Sell Activity6
  • Total Sectors Invested 10
  • Total Countries Invested 7
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 11
  • M&A Advisors 4

Rockwell Automation

Rockwell Automation, Inc.

1201 South 2nd Street,
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53204
United States,
(414) 382-2000
www.rockwellautomation.com


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (1.8/yr) # 16 - 2 5 2 - 25
vol $2.2B $2.2B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 6 - - - - - 6
vol $5.0B $5.0B
  31

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
AVATA 2021-11-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Austin, Texas · www.avata.com
Plex Systems, Inc. 2021-06-25 2.2B USD Add-on Acquisition
Auburn Hills, Michigan · www.plex.com
Fiix, Inc. 2020-11-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Toronto, Ontario · www.fiixsoftware.com
Cybersec Culture & Awareness SL 2020-10-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Barcelona, Spain · www.trustoylo.com
ASEM SpA 2020-02-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Udine, Italy · www.asem.it
Kalypso LP 2020-02-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Beachwood, Ohio · www.kalypso.com
Avnet Data Security Ltd. 2020-01-08 - Add-on Acquisition
Rishon Le-Tzion, Israel · www.avnet-cyber.com
MESTECH Services Pvt Ltd. 2019-10-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Pune, India · www.mestechservices.com
Emulate3D, Inc. 2019-01-28 - Add-on Acquisition
Highland, Utah · www.demo3d.com
Odos Imaging Ltd. 2017-12-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Edinburgh, United Kingdom · www.odos-imaging.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Software 8 (32%) 2.2B (100%) - -
Machinery 4 (16%) - 1 (17%) 1.8B (36%)
Information Technology 4 (16%) - - -
Electrical Equipment 2 (8%) - 2 (33%) -
Electronics 2 (8%) - 2 (33%) 168M (3%)
Automotive 1 (4%) - - -
Business Services 1 (4%) - - -
Engineering 1 (4%) - - -
Internet Software and Services 1 (4%) - - -
Technology Hardware 1 (4%) - - -
Defense - - 1 (17%) 3.1B (61%)
Total 25 $2.2B 6 $5.0B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 17 2.2B 6 5.0B
  California 3 - 1 168M
  Texas 3 - - -
  Wisconsin 2 - - -
  Massachusetts 2 - - -
  New Hampshire 1 - 1 -
  Utah 1 - - -
  Ohio 1 - - -
  Michigan 1 2.2B - -
  Kentucky 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
  Georgia 1 - - -
  Minnesota - - 1 -
  Iowa - - 1 -
United Kingdom 3 - - -
Canada 1 - - -
  Ontario 1 - - -
India 1 - - -
Israel 1 - - -
Italy 1 - - -
Spain 1 - - -
Domestic 17 (68%) 2.2B (100%) 6 (100%) 5.0B (100%)
Cross-border 8 (32%) - - -
Total 25 $2.2B 6 $5.0B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Morgan Stanley
1
UBS Investment Bank
1
Eisen Fox & Co. LLC
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $2.2B
TOTAL $2.2B
Largest Plex Systems, Inc.
$2.2B (2021-06-25)
sell # Total
> $1B 2 $4.9B
$100M to $1B 1 $168M
TOTAL $5.0B
Largest Rockwell Automation Inc. - Aerospace and Defense Business
$3.1B (1996-08-01)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
16%
4 (16%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
83%
5 (83%)

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