Schneider Electric - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Schneider Electric M&A Summary

Schneider Electric has acquired 46 companies, including 6 in the last 5 years. A total of 16 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 15 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 The Carlyle Group for $900M. Schneider Electric has acquired in 11 different US states, and 14 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include electrical equipment (35%) and software (18%).

Schneider Electric Business Overview

Where is Schneider Electric headquartered?

Schneider Electric is headquartered in Rueil Malmaison, France.

What is Schneider Electric’s revenue?

Schneider Electric disclosed revenue of 34,176M EUR for 2022 and 28,905M EUR for 2021.

How many employees does Schneider Electric have?

Schneider Electric has 135,000 employees.

What sector is Schneider Electric in?

Schneider Electric is an electrical equipment company.

When was Schneider Electric founded?

Schneider Electric was founded in 1836.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity55
    • M&A Buy Activity40
    • M&A Sell Activity15
  • Total Sectors Invested 13
  • Total Countries Invested 14
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 31
  • M&A Advisors 2

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 founded in 1836 and is based in Rueil-Malmaison, France.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 36 - 1 2 1 - 40
vol $12.4B $12.4B
Sell (0.8/yr) # 11 - 1 1 2 - 15
vol $2.0B $115M $2.1B
  55

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
AutoGrid Systems, Inc. 2023-12-14 - Divestiture
Redwood City, California · www.auto-grid.com
EcoAct, Inc. 2023-06-28 - Divestiture
Paris, France · www.eco-act.com
Gutor 2023-03-31 - Divestiture
Wettingen, Switzerland · www.gutor.com
EV Connect, Inc. 2022-06-21 - Add-on Acquisition
El Segundo, California · www.evconnect.com
Eurotherm Ltd. 2022-06-08 - Divestiture
Worthing , United Kingdom · www.eurotherm.com
EnergySage, Inc. 2022-02-17 - Stake Purchase
Boston, Massachusetts · www.energysage.com
Uplight 2021-07-28 - Add-on Acquisition
Boulder, Colorado · www.uplight.com
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
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Uplight 2021-07-28 AutoGrid Systems, Inc. 2023-12-14 2
Boulder, Colorado · www.uplight.com Redwood City, California · www.auto-grid.com
DTN, Inc. 2008-10-28 Farm Market ID 2021-02-25 11
Omaha, Nebraska · www.dtn.com Westmont, Illinois · www.farmmarketid.com
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 (35%) 3.2B (26%) 7 (47%) 979M (46%)
Software 7 (18%) - 1 (7%) -
Electronics 5 (13%) 1.5B (12%) 1 (7%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 2 (5%) 410M (3%) 1 (7%) -
Business Services 2 (5%) - - -
Environmental 2 (5%) - - -
Renewable Energy 2 (5%) - - -
Information Technology 1 (3%) - 1 (7%) 39M (2%)
Internet Software and Services 1 (3%) - 1 (7%) -
Communications 1 (3%) 76M (1%) - -
Diversified 1 (3%) 5.2B (42%) - -
Information Services 1 (3%) 2.0B (16%) - -
Technology Hardware 1 (3%) - - -
Manufacturing - - 1 (7%) 231M (11%)
Semiconductors - - 1 (7%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment - - 1 (7%) 900M (42%)
Total 40 $12.4B 15 $2.1B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 21 3.6B 7 1.6B
  California 5 1.5B 3 900M
  Illinois 4 610M 2 616M
  Massachusetts 3 - - -
  Colorado 2 - - -
  Pennsylvania 1 - 1 -
  Connecticut 1 - 1 115M
  Virginia 1 - - -
  Ohio 1 - - -
  Nebraska 1 - - -
  Maryland 1 1.3B - -
  Kentucky 1 268M - -
France 2 - 3 479M
Canada 3 500M 1 -
  British Columbia 2 500M 1 -
  Ontario 1 - - -
United Kingdom 2 5.2B 1 -
Brazil 2 - - -
India 2 286M - -
Spain 1 2.0B 1 39M
Australia 1 142M - -
Austria 1 - - -
China 1 650M - -
Germany - - 1 -
Italy 1 - - -
Russia 1 - - -
Sweden 1 - - -
Switzerland - - 1 -
Turkey 1 - - -
Domestic 2 (5%) - 3 (20%) 479M (22%)
Cross-border 38 (95%) 12.4B (100%) 12 (80%) 1.7B (78%)
Total 40 $12.4B 15 $2.1B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Lincoln International
3
Legal Deals
Debevoise & Plimpton
1

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%
10 (25%)
Strategic(s)
5%
2 (5%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
13%
2 (13%)
Strategic(s)
60%
9 (60%)

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