Skilled Group Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Staffing Company

Skilled Group has acquired 6 companies of its own. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Skilled Group’s largest acquisition to date was in 2013, when it acquired Broadsword Marine Contractors Pty for $76M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2011, when it sold Excelior to Serco Group for $13M. The Company’s most targeted sectors include transportation (50%) and engineering (34%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity8
    • M&A Buy Activity6
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 5
  • M&A Advisors 1

Skilled Group Ltd.

2 Luton Lane,
Hawthorn, VIC 3122
Australia,
+61 3 8646 6444
www.skilledgroup.com.au

SKILLED Group is a provider of workforce solutions in Australia, employing over 50,000 skilled Australians a year. The company is a well-established and trusted brand whose reach extends across the Australian economy, into all states and territories as well as all major sectors of the economy.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '09 '10 '11 '12 '13 '14 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 3 - - - 2 1 6
vol $109M $109M
Sell (0.4/yr) # - - 2 - - - 2
vol $15M $15M
  8

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Offshore Marine Services Alliance Pty Ltd. 2014-11-18 - Stake Purchase
Perth,, Australia · www.omsalliance.com
T&C Services Pty Ltd. 2013-11-12 34M USD Divestiture
Hawthorn, Australia
Broadsword Marine Contractors Pty Ltd. 2013-07-03 76M USD Add-on Acquisition
Darwin, Australia · www.broadswordmarine.com.au
Tradeforce (NZ) Ltd. 2011-11-30 2M NZD Divestiture
Auckland,, New Zealand · www.tradeforce.co.nz
Excelior 2011-11-01 13M USD Divestiture
, Australia · www.excelior.com.au
Sem Fire And Rescue Pty. Ltd. 2008-04-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Wendouree, Australia · www.semfirerescue.com.au
The TESA Group Pty. Ltd. 2006-08-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Broadmeadow, Australia · www.tesa.com.au
Offshore Marine Services Alliance Pty Ltd. 2000-01-01 - Joint Venture
Perth,, Australia · www.omsalliance.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Transportation 3 (50%) 76M (69%) - -
Engineering 2 (33%) 34M (31%) - -
Staffing - - 2 (100%) 15M (100%)
Manufacturing 1 (17%) - - -
Total 6 $109M 2 $15M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Australia 6 109M 1 13M
New Zealand - - 1 2M
Domestic 6 (100%) 109M (100%) 1 (50%) 13M (87%)
Cross-border - - 1 (50%) 2M (13%)
Total 6 $109M 2 $15M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Canterbury Partners Pty. Ltd.
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 2 $109M
TOTAL $109M
Largest Broadsword Marine Contractors Pty Ltd.
$76M (2013-07-03)
sell # Total
< $100M 2 $15M
TOTAL $15M
Largest Excelior
$13M (2011-11-01)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
17%
1 (17%)
Strategic(s)
17%
1 (17%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
2 (100%)

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