TE Connectivity Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Electrical Equipment Company

TE Connectivity has acquired 14 companies, including 5 in the last 5 years. A total of 9 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 11 assets.

TE Connectivity’s largest acquisition to date was in 2012, when it acquired Deutsch Group SAS for $1.7B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2015, when it sold TE Connectivity - Broadband Network Solutions to CommScope Holding for $3.0B. TE Connectivity has acquired in 8 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include electrical equipment (29%) and medical products (22%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity25
    • M&A Buy Activity14
    • M&A Sell Activity11
  • Total Sectors Invested 8
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 18
  • M&A Advisors 3

TE Connectivity Ltd.

Rheinstrasse 20,
Schaffhausen, 8200
Switzerland,
+41 52 633 66 77
www.te.com

TE Connectivity Ltd. is a designer and manufacturer of products at the heart of electronic connections for industries including automotive, energy and industrial, broadband communications, consumer devices, healthcare, and aerospace and defense. TE Connectivity was founded in 2000 and is based in Schaffhausen, Switzerland.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 10 1 1 - 2 - 14
vol $5.4B $895M $6.3B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 10 - - 1 - - 11
vol $3.9B $325M $4.2B
  25

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
First Sensor AG 2019-06-04 - Stake Purchase
Berlin, Germany · www.first-sensor.com
Alpha Technics, Inc. 2019-05-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Irvine, California · www.alphatechnics.com
Tyco Electronics Subsea Communications LLC 2018-09-17 325M USD Divestiture
Eatontown, New Jersey · www.subcom.com
MicroGroup, Inc. 2017-05-15 - Add-on Acquisition
Medway, Massachusetts · www.microgroup.com
Creganna-Tactx Medical 2016-02-02 895M USD Add-on Acquisition
Galway , Ireland · www.creganna.com
TE Connectivity - Circuit Protection Business 2015-11-09 350M USD Divestiture
, United States
TE Connectivity - Broadband Network Solutions (BNS) 2015-08-28 3.0B USD Divestiture
, United States
AdvancedCath, Inc. 2015-04-10 190M USD Add-on Acquisition
San Jose, California · www.advancedcathetermanufacturing.com
Measurement Specialties, Inc. 2014-10-09 1.7B USD Add-on Acquisition
Hampton, Virginia · www.meas-spec.com
American Sensor Technologies, Inc. 2014-09-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Mount Olive, New Jersey · www.astsensors.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Electrical Equipment 4 (29%) - 3 (27%) 122M (3%)
Medical Products 3 (21%) 1.1B (17%) - -
Communications 1 (7%) 1.3B (20%) 2 (18%) 3.0B (71%)
Electronics 1 (7%) - 2 (18%) 42M (1%)
Technology Hardware 1 (7%) 1.7B (28%) 2 (18%) 705M (17%)
Test/Measurement Equipment 2 (14%) 1.7B (27%) - -
Machinery 1 (7%) 490M (8%) - -
Packaging 1 (7%) - - -
Automotive - - 1 (9%) -
Semiconductors - - 1 (9%) 350M (8%)
Total 14 $6.3B 11 $4.2B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 10 3.1B 7 4.2B
  California 3 190M 1 380M
  Texas 1 - 1 100M
  New Jersey 1 - 1 325M
  Virginia 1 1.7B - -
  Pennsylvania 1 - - -
  Minnesota 1 1.3B - -
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
  Kentucky 1 - - -
  Illinois - - 1 -
United Kingdom 1 490M 2 24M
Germany 1 - 1 -
France 1 1.7B - -
Ireland 1 895M - -
Switzerland - - 1 42M
Domestic - - 1 (9%) 42M (1%)
Cross-border 14 (100%) 6.3B (100%) 10 (91%) 4.2B (99%)
Total 14 $6.3B 11 $4.2B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Morgan Stanley
1
Centerview Partners LLC
1
Legal Deals
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 3 $4.7B
$100M to $1B 3 $1.6B
TOTAL $6.3B
Largest Deutsch Group SAS
$1.7B (2012-04-03)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $3.0B
$100M to $1B 3 $1.1B
< $100M 4 $188M
TOTAL $4.2B
Largest TE Connectivity - Broadband Network Solutions (BNS)
$3.0B (2015-08-28)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
9 100%
Divested to
PE Firm(s)
40%
4 40%
Strategic(s)
60%
6 60%

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