Stanley Black & Decker Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Diversified Company

Stanley Black & Decker has acquired 25 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. A total of 9 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 6 assets.

Stanley Black & Decker’s largest acquisition to date was in 2010, when it acquired Black & Decker for $4.5B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2012, when it sold Hardware & Home Improvement Group to Spectrum Brands Holdings for $1.4B. Stanley Black & Decker has acquired in 13 different US states, and 6 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include safety/security (40%) and manufacturing (27%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity29
    • M&A Buy Activity23
    • M&A Sell Activity6
  • Total Sectors Invested 8
  • Total Countries Invested 6
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 21
  • M&A Advisors 3

Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (Stanley Black & Decker)

1000 Stanley Drive,
New Britain, Connecticut 06053
United States,
(860) 225-5111
www.stanleyblackanddecker.com

Stanley Black & Decker is a diversified global producer of hand tools, power tools and related accessories, mechanical access solutions and electronic security solutions, engineered fastening systems, infrastructure solutions and more. Stanley Black & Decker dates back to 1843 and is based in New Britain, Connecticut.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 20 2 1 - - - 23
vol $8.8B $2.5B $690M $12.0B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 4 1 - 1 - - 6
vol $2.1B $2.1B
  29

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Sargent and Greenleaf 2019-01-30 - Divestiture
Nicholasville, Kentucky · www.sargentandgreenleaf.com
International Equipment Solutions LLC - IES Attachments Business 2018-08-07 690M USD Divestiture
Lexington, Kentucky
Newell Brands, Inc. - Tools 2017-03-10 2.0B USD Divestiture
Atlanta, Georgia
JENSEN Tools + Supply, Inc. 2017-01-10 - Divestiture
North Andover, Massachusetts · www.jensentools.com
Sears Brands LLC (Craftsman) 2017-01-05 525M USD Divestiture
Hoffman Estates, Illinois · www.craftsman.com
Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. - Mechanical Security Businesses 2016-12-21 725M USD Divestiture
New Britain, Connecticut
Techco Security 2015-07-24 - Divestiture
Madrid, Italy · www.techcosecurity.com
Hardware & Home Improvement Group 2012-10-09 1.4B USD Divestiture
, United States
Stanley Engineered Fastening 2012-07-23 850M USD Add-on Acquisition
Singapore, Singapore · www.stanleyengineeredfastening.com
AeroScout, Inc. 2012-06-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Redwood City, California · www.aeroscout.com
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
STANLEY Convergent Security Solutions, Inc. 2007-01-16 STANLEY Security - Electronic Security Businesses 2020-09-28 1
Naperville, Illinois · www.stanleycss.com , Germany
Black & Decker Corp.    - Vector Products, Inc. 2006-03-01 1
Towson, United States · www.blackanddecker.com Ft. Lauderdale, Florida · www.vectormfg.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Safety/Security 9 (39%) 2.2B (19%) 2 (33%) -
Manufacturing 6 (26%) 6.9B (58%) - -
Machinery 2 (9%) 2.1B (18%) 1 (17%) -
Electronics 2 (9%) 45M (< 1%) - -
Business Services 1 (4%) - - -
Electrical Equipment 1 (4%) - - -
Information Technology 1 (4%) 61M (1%) - -
Retail 1 (4%) 525M (4%) - -
Building Materials - - 1 (17%) -
Consumer Products - - 1 (17%) 1.4B (66%)
Technology Hardware - - 1 (17%) 725M (34%)
Total 23 $12.0B 6 $2.1B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 16 9.5B 4 2.1B
  Texas 2 720M - -
  Illinois 2 525M - -
  California 2 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 - 1 -
  Kentucky 1 690M 1 -
  Connecticut 1 193M 1 725M
  Virginia 1 - - -
  Pennsylvania 1 61M - -
  Ohio 1 545M - -
  Maryland 1 - - -
  Indiana 1 310M - -
  Georgia 1 2.0B - -
Canada 2 90M - -
  Quebec 1 45M - -
  Ontario 1 45M - -
France 2 458M - -
United Kingdom 1 165M 1 -
Italy - - 1 -
Singapore 1 850M - -
Sweden 1 900M - -
Domestic 16 (70%) 9.5B (79%) 4 (67%) 2.1B (100%)
Cross-border 7 (30%) 2.5B (21%) 2 (33%) -
Total 23 $12.0B 6 $2.1B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
UBS Investment Bank
1
SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc.
1
Legal Deals
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $6.5B
$100M to $1B 11 $5.3B
< $100M 4 $158M
TOTAL $12.0B
Largest Black & Decker Corp.
$4.5B (2010-03-12)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $1.4B
$100M to $1B 1 $725M
TOTAL $2.1B
Largest Hardware & Home Improvement Group
$1.4B (2012-10-09)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
30%
7 (30%)
Strategic(s)
30%
7 (30%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
50%
3 (50%)
Strategic(s)
50%
3 (50%)

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