Schneider Electric Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Electrical EquipmentCompany

Schneider Electric has acquired 41 companies, including 6 in the last 5 years. A total of 14 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 12 assets.

Schneider Electric’s largest acquisition to date was in 2013, when it acquired Invensys for $5.2B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2014, when it sold Custom Sensors & Technologies to PAI Partners for $900M. Schneider Electric has acquired in 11 different US states, and 14 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include electrical equipment (39%) and software (20%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity48
    • M&A Buy Activity36
    • M&A Sell Activity12
  • Total Sectors Invested 12
  • Total Countries Invested 14
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 25
  • M&A Advisors 1

Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric SE

35 rue Joseph Monier,
Rueil Malmaison, 92506
France,
+33 1 41 29 70 00
www.se.com

Schneider Electric is a provider of electricity distribution, automation management and produces installation components for energy management. Schneider Electric develops connected technologies and solutions to manage energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable. Schneider Electric was established in 1836 and is based in Rueil-Malmaison, France.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 31 4 - 1 - - 36
vol $11.1B $1.3B $12.4B
Sell (0.8/yr) # 8 - 1 2 - 1 12
vol $2.0B $115M $2.1B
  48

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Schneider Electric Motion USA, Inc. 2021-07-12 115M USD Divestiture
Marlborough, Connecticut · www.motion.schneider-electric.com
Converse Energy Projects GmbH 2019-12-05 - Divestiture
Berlin, Germany
Pelco, Inc. 2019-05-29 - Divestiture
Clovis, California · www.pelco.com
AutoGrid Systems, Inc. 2019-05-28 - Stake Purchase
Redwood City, California · www.auto-grid.com
Xantrex Technology, Inc. 2018-11-30 - Divestiture
Burnaby, British Columbia · www.xantrex.com
Asco Power Technologies 2017-07-27 1.3B USD Add-on Acquisition
Baltimore, Maryland
nxtControl GmbH 2017-07-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Baden, Austria · www.nxtcontrol.com
MWPowerlab s.r.l. 2017-02-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Milano, Italy · www.mwpowerlab.com
Renewable Choice Energy, Inc. 2017-01-18 - Add-on Acquisition
Boulder, Colorado · www.renewablechoice.com
MaxEAM, Inc. 2016-10-31 - Add-on Acquisition
Burlington, Ontario · www.maxeam.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
DTN, Inc. 2008-10-28 ClearAg, Inc. 2020-05-04 10
Omaha, Nebraska · www.dtn.com , California
DTN, Inc. 2008-10-28 ClearPath Weather 2020-05-04 9
Omaha, Nebraska · www.dtn.com , California · www.clearpathweather.com
DTN, Inc. 2008-10-28 MeteoGroup Ltd. 2018-09-24 8
Omaha, Nebraska · www.dtn.com London, United Kingdom · www.meteogroup.com
DTN, Inc. 2008-10-28 Wilkens Weather Technologies LP 2017-09-29 7
Omaha, Nebraska · www.dtn.com Houston, Texas · www.wilkensweather.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Electrical Equipment 14 (39%) 3.2B (26%) 5 (42%) 979M (46%)
Software 7 (19%) - - -
Electronics 5 (14%) 1.5B (12%) 1 (8%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 2 (6%) 410M (3%) 1 (8%) -
Information Technology 1 (3%) - 1 (8%) 39M (2%)
Business Services 1 (3%) - - -
Communications 1 (3%) 76M (1%) - -
Diversified 1 (3%) 5.2B (42%) - -
Environmental 1 (3%) - - -
Information Services 1 (3%) 2.0B (16%) - -
Renewable Energy 1 (3%) - - -
Technology Hardware 1 (3%) - - -
Internet Software and Services - - 1 (8%) -
Manufacturing - - 1 (8%) 231M (11%)
Semiconductors - - 1 (8%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment - - 1 (8%) 900M (42%)
Total 36 $12.4B 12 $2.1B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 18 3.6B 6 1.6B
  Illinois 4 610M 2 616M
  California 4 1.5B 2 900M
  Massachusetts 2 - - -
  Pennsylvania 1 - 1 -
  Connecticut 1 - 1 115M
  Virginia 1 - - -
  Ohio 1 - - -
  Nebraska 1 - - -
  Maryland 1 1.3B - -
  Kentucky 1 268M - -
  Colorado 1 - - -
Canada 3 500M 1 -
  British Columbia 2 500M 1 -
  Ontario 1 - - -
France 1 - 3 479M
Brazil 2 - - -
India 2 286M - -
Spain 1 2.0B 1 39M
United Kingdom 2 5.2B - -
Australia 1 142M - -
Austria 1 - - -
China 1 650M - -
Germany - - 1 -
Italy 1 - - -
Russia 1 - - -
Sweden 1 - - -
Turkey 1 - - -
Domestic 1 (3%) - 3 (25%) 479M (22%)
Cross-border 35 (97%) 12.4B (100%) 9 (75%) 1.7B (78%)
Total 36 $12.4B 12 $2.1B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Lincoln International
3

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 4 $9.9B
$100M to $1B 6 $2.4B
< $100M 1 $76M
TOTAL $12.4B
Largest Invensys Plc
$5.2B (2013-07-31)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 5 $2.1B
< $100M 1 $39M
TOTAL $2.1B
Largest Custom Sensors & Technologies, Inc.
$900M (2014-10-13)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
25%
9 (25%)
Strategic(s)
3%
1 (3%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
17%
2 (17%)
Strategic(s)
58%
7 (58%)

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