Smith International, Inc.

1310 Rankin Road,
Houston, Texas 77073
United States,
(281) 443.3370

Smith International, Inc. is a supplier of products and services to the oil and gas exploration and production industry, the petrochemical industry and other industrial markets.

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 5 - - - - - 5
vol $3.2B $3.2B
Sell (0.2/yr) # - 1 - - - - 1
vol $17M $17M
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Largest W-H Energy Services, Inc.
$3.2B (2008-06-03)
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Largest Smith International, Inc. - Drilling Jar Product Line
$17M (2013-04-01)

Smith International was acquired by Schlumberger on August 27, 2010.

Smith International has acquired 6 companies of its own. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Smith International’s largest acquisition to date was in 2008, when it acquired W-H Energy Services for $3.2B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2013, when it sold Smith International - Drilling Jar Product Line to Logan International for $17M. Smith International has acquired in 2 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include energy services and equipment (60%) and chemicals (20%).

When analyzing the distribution sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 281 distribution companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 35 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 13 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic distribution acquirer over the past 3 years is Bunzl, with 17 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the distribution sector over the past 3 years is Advent International Corp. with 5 platform acquisitions.

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