Snap-on Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Machinery Company

Snap-on has acquired 15 companies, including 7 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Snap-on’s largest acquisition to date was in 2006, when it acquired ProQuest Business Solutions for $499M. Snap-on has acquired in 7 different US states, and 6 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include machinery (54%) and automotive (14%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity15
    • M&A Buy Activity15
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 6
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 5
  • M&A Advisors 3

Snap-on

Snap-on, Inc.

2801 80th Street,
Kenosha, Wisconsin 53143
United States,
(262) 656-5200
www.snapon.com

Snap-on is a manufacturer and marketer of tools, equipment, diagnostics, repair information and systems solutions for professional users. Snap-on was founded in 1920 and is based in Kenosha, Wisconsin.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 10 1 - 2 1 1 15
vol $1.2B $72M $39M $36M $200M $1.5B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  15

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Dealer-FX Group, Inc. 2021-03-08 200M USD Add-on Acquisition
Markham, Ontario · www.dealer-fx.net
AutoCrib, Inc. 2020-09-29 36M USD Add-on Acquisition
Tustin, California · www.autocrib.com
Cognitran Ltd. 2019-08-08 31M USD Add-on Acquisition
Chelmsford, United Kingdom · www.cognitran.com
Power Hawk Technologies, Inc. 2019-04-03 8M USD Add-on Acquisition
Rockaway, New Jersey · www.powerhawk.com
Norbar Torque Tools Holdings Ltd. 2017-05-04 72M USD Add-on Acquisition
Banbury, United Kingdom · www.norbar.com
Sturtevant Richmont 2016-11-17 13M USD Add-on Acquisition
Carol Stream, Illinois · (847) 455-0347
Car-O-Liner AB 2016-10-17 155M USD Add-on Acquisition
Västra Frölunda, Sweden · www.car-o-liner.com
Ecotechnics S.p.A. 2015-08-07 13M USD Add-on Acquisition
Sesto Fiorentino, Italy · www.ecotechnics.com
Pro-Cut International LLC 2014-05-30 42M USD Add-on Acquisition
West Lebanon, New Hampshire · www.procutinternational.com
Challenger Lifts, Inc. 2013-05-15 38M USD Add-on Acquisition
Louisville, Kentucky · www.challengerlifts.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Machinery 8 (53%) 551M (36%) - -
Automotive 2 (13%) 197M (13%) - -
Manufacturing 2 (13%) 44M (3%) - -
Software 2 (13%) 231M (15%) - -
Information Services 1 (7%) 499M (33%) - -
Total 15 $1.5B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 8 636M - -
  California 2 36M - -
  Iowa 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 13M - -
  Ohio 1 499M - -
  New Jersey 1 8M - -
  New Hampshire 1 42M - -
  Kentucky 1 38M - -
Sweden 2 555M - -
United Kingdom 2 103M - -
Canada 1 200M - -
  Ontario 1 200M - -
China 1 15M - -
Italy 1 13M - -
Domestic 8 (53%) 636M (42%) - -
Cross-border 7 (47%) 886M (58%) - -
Total 15 $1.5B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Credit Suisse Investment Banking
1
Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA Securities)
1
Legal Deals
Quarles & Brady LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 4 $1.3B
< $100M 9 $268M
TOTAL $1.5B
Largest ProQuest Business Solutions
$499M (2006-10-23)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
20%
3 (20%)
Strategic(s)
13%
2 (13%)

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