SIG plc

Hillsborough Works Langsett Road ,
Sheffield, S6 2LW
United Kingdom,
0114 285 6300
www.sigplc.com

SIG plc is a distributor of specialist building products in Europe, with strong positions in its core markets of insulation & energy management, interiors and exteriors. The Group principally operates in 9 countries in Europe and has trading operations in a further 6, including countries in the Middle East, serving a wide range of trades in the building and construction markets.

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 10 - - - - - 10
vol $346M $346M
Sell (0.4/yr) # 2 - 1 - - 1 4
vol $38M $38M
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Largest Larivière SAS
$338M (2007-05-23)
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Largest Laidlaw Solutions Ltd.
$38M (2011-08-01)

According to our data here at Mergr, SIG has acquired 11 companies. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 4 assets.

SIG’s largest acquisition to date was in 2007, when it acquired Larivière SAS for $338M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2011, when it sold Laidlaw Solutions to Rutland Partners for $38M. SIG has acquired in 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include distribution (70%) and building materials (30%).

When analyzing the distribution sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 285 distribution companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 35 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 14 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic distribution acquirer over the past 3 years is Bunzl, with 20 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the distribution sector over the past 3 years is Advent International Corp. with 4 platform acquisitions.

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