Tech Data Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Distribution Company

Tech Data has acquired 16 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Tech Data’s largest acquisition to date was in 2016, when it acquired Avnet - Technology Solutions for $2.6B. Tech Data has acquired in 4 different US states, and 8 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include distribution (63%) and information technology (25%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity17
    • M&A Buy Activity16
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 8
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 5
  • M&A Advisors 3

Tech Data

Tech Data Corporation

16202 Bay Vista Drive,
Clearwater, Florida 33760
United States,
(727) 539-7429
www.techdata.com

Tech Data is a distributor of technology products, services, and solutions. Its advanced logistics capabilities and value-added services enable 125,000 resellers in more than 100 countries to support the technology needs of end-users. Tech Data was formed in 1974 and is based in Clearwater, Florida.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 14 - - 1 1 - 16
vol $3.7B $3.7B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
  17

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Innovix Distribution 2020-08-31 - Add-on Acquisition
Singapore, Singapore · www.innovix.com
DLT Solutions, Inc. 2019-10-30 - Add-on Acquisition
Herndon, Virginia · www.dlt.com
Avnet, Inc. - Technology Solutions 2016-09-19 2.6B USD Divestiture
Phoenix, Arizona
Signature Technology Group, Inc. 2015-05-27 - Add-on Acquisition
Phoenix, Arizona · www.signaturetechnology.com
Tech Data - Peruvian and Chilean businesses 2015-03-18 - Divestiture
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TDMobility, Inc. (ActivateIT) 2013-11-04 - Stake Purchase
Libertyville,, Illinois · www.techdata.com/tdmobilit
Specialist Distribution Group (SDG) Ltd. 2012-11-01 317M EUR Divestiture
Birmingham, United Kingdom · www.sdg.eu.com
SCH Distribution Ltd. 2012-09-05 350M USD Divestiture
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Triade Holding BV 2010-08-03 163M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Apeldoorn, Netherlands
DLI - Distribuicao e Logistica para Informatica, S.A. 2010-07-14 - Add-on Acquisition
Vialonga, Portugal
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Distribution 10 (63%) 1.1B (29%) 1 (100%) -
Information Technology 4 (25%) 2.6B (71%) - -
Internet Software and Services 2 (13%) - - -
Total 16 $3.7B 1 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 6 2.6B - -
  Illinois 2 - - -
  Arizona 2 2.6B - -
  Virginia 1 - - -
  California 1 - - -
United Kingdom 4 902M - -
- - 1 -
Canada 1 - - -
France 1 - - -
Netherlands 1 163M - -
Portugal 1 - - -
Singapore 1 - - -
Sweden 1 - - -
Domestic 6 (38%) 2.6B (71%) - -
Cross-border 10 (63%) 1.1B (29%) 1 (100%) -
Total 16 $3.7B 1 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Raymond James - Investment Banking
1
Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA Securities)
1
Legal Deals
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $2.6B
$100M to $1B 4 $1.1B
TOTAL $3.7B
Largest Avnet, Inc. - Technology Solutions
$2.6B (2016-09-19)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
6%
1 (6%)
Strategic(s)
19%
3 (19%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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