Russel Metals - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Russel Metals M&A Summary

Russel Metals has acquired 13 companies, including 4 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms.

Russel Metals’ largest acquisition to date was in 2023, when it acquired Samuel - Western Canadian and U.S. carbon plate Service Center operations for $225M. Russel Metals has acquired in 6 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include distribution (54%) and metals/mining (39%).

Russel Metals Business Overview

Where is Russel Metals headquartered?

Russel Metals is headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario.

What is Russel Metals’ revenue?

Russel Metals disclosed revenue of 4,505M CAD for 2023 and 5,071M CAD for 2022.

How many employees does Russel Metals have?

Russel Metals has 3,500 employees.

What sector is Russel Metals in?

Russel Metals is a distribution company.

When was Russel Metals founded?

Russel Metals was founded in 1929.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity13
    • M&A Buy Activity13
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2

Russel Metals

Russel Metals, Inc.

6600 Financial Drive,
Mississauga, Ontario L5N 7J6
Canada,
(905) 819-7777
www.russelmetals.com

Russel Metals operates as a metals distribution company in North America. Russel Metals was founded in 1929 and is based in Mississauga, Ontario.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 10 1 1 - 1 - 13
vol $193M $110M $225M $528M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  13

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Samuel - Western Canadian and U.S. carbon plate Service Center operations 2023-12-04 225M USD Divestiture
Mississauga, Ontario
Boyd Metals, Inc. 2021-11-04 110M USD Add-on Acquisition
Fort Smith, Arkansas · www.boydmetals.com
Sanborn Tube Sales of Wisconsin, Inc. 2020-12-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Pewaukee, Wisconsin · www.sanborntube.com
City Pipe & Supply Corp. 2019-08-19 160M USD Add-on Acquisition
Odessa, Texas · www.citypipe.com
DuBose Steel, Inc. 2018-02-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Roseboro, North Carolina · www.dubosesteel.com
Fab South, Inc. 2016-12-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Troy, Tennessee
Western Fiberglass Pipe Sales Ltd. 2015-05-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Red Deer County, Alberta · www.westernfiberglass.net
Apex Western Fiberglass 2015-05-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Estevan, Saskatchewan · www.westernfiberglass.net
Monarch Supply Ltd. 2013-12-02 33M USD Add-on Acquisition
Drayton Valley, Alberta · www.monarchapex.com
Apex Distribution, Inc. 2012-11-08 - Add-on Acquisition
Calgary, Alberta · www.apexdistribution.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Distribution 7 (54%) 193M (37%) - -
Metals/Mining 5 (38%) 335M (63%) - -
Machinery 1 (8%) - - -
Total 13 $528M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Canada 7 258M - -
  Alberta 4 33M - -
  Saskatchewan 2 - - -
  Ontario 1 225M - -
United States 6 270M - -
  Wisconsin 1 - - -
  Texas 1 160M - -
  Tennessee 1 - - -
  North Carolina 1 - - -
  Arkansas 1 110M - -
  Arizona 1 - - -
Domestic 7 (54%) 258M (49%) - -
Cross-border 6 (46%) 270M (51%) - -
Total 13 $528M - -

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $495M
< $100M 1 $33M
TOTAL $528M
Largest Samuel - Western Canadian and U.S. carbon plate Service Center operations
$225M (2023-12-04)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
8%
1 (8%)
Strategic(s)
8%
1 (8%)

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