Sandvik Ab

Kungsbron, floor 6,
Stockholm, 111 22
+46 8 456 11 00

Sandvik AB operates as an engineering company worldwide. Sandvik is a high-technology and global industrial Group offering products and services that enhance customer productivity, profitability and safety.

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Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 7 1 - - - 2 10
vol $740M $406M $1.1B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 1 - - 1 1 - 3
vol $400M $400M

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Largest Varel International, Inc.
$740M (2014-02-10)
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Largest Sandvik - Saws & Tools Business
$400M (1999-04-01)

According to our data here at Mergr, Sandvik Ab has acquired 10 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 assets.

Sandvik Ab’s largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired Varel International for $740M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 1999, when it sold Sandvik - Saws & Tools Business to Snap-on for $400M. Sandvik Ab has acquired in 3 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include machinery (50%) and metals/mining (20%).

When analyzing the engineering sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 110 engineering companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 17 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 2 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic engineering acquirer over the past 3 years is Stantec, with 7 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the engineering sector over the past 3 years is La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (Centre CDP Capital) with 2 platform acquisitions.

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