The Ames Companies Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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The Ames Companies has acquired 8 companies of its own, including 7 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms.

The Ames Companies’ largest acquisition to date was in 2021, when it acquired Hunter Fan for $845M. The Ames Companies has acquired in 3 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include consumer products (75%) and building materials (25%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity8
    • M&A Buy Activity8
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2
  • M&A Advisors 3

The Ames Companies, Inc.

465 Railroad Avenue,
Camp Hill, Pennsylvania 17001
United States,
(978) 463-5930
www.ames.com

The Ames Companies, Inc. is a manufacturer, marketer and distributor of non-motorized lawn and garden tools, wheelbarrows and hose reels. Ames products are marketed under the Ames, True Temper, Jackson and Garant brand names.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 4 1 1 - 2 - 8
vol $34M $56M $10M $845M $945M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  8

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Hunter Fan Co. 2021-12-20 845M USD Add-on Acquisition
Memphis, Tennessee · www.hunterfan.com
Quatro Design Pty Ltd. 2021-01-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Murwillumbah, Australia · www.quatrodesign.com.au
Vatre Group Ltd. 2019-12-02 10M USD Add-on Acquisition
Ashford, United Kingdom · www.apta.co.uk
Kelkay Ltd. 2018-02-13 56M USD Add-on Acquisition
Goole, United Kingdom · www.kelkay.co.uk
Harper Brush Works, Inc. 2017-11-06 5M USD Divestiture
Fairfield, Iowa · www.harperbrush.com
Tuscan Landscape Group Pty Ltd. 2017-08-25 18M USD Add-on Acquisition
Melbourne, Australia · www.tuscanpath.com.au
La Hacienda Ltd. 2017-07-31 11M USD Add-on Acquisition
Stroud, United Kingdom · www.lahacienda.co.uk
Hound Dog Products, Inc. 2006-01-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Camp Hill, Pennsylvania · www.hound-dog.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Consumer Products 6 (75%) 889M (94%) - -
Building Materials 2 (25%) 56M (6%) - -
Total 8 $945M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United Kingdom 3 77M - -
United States 3 850M - -
  Tennessee 1 845M - -
  Pennsylvania 1 - - -
  Iowa 1 5M - -
Australia 2 18M - -
Domestic 3 (38%) 850M (90%) - -
Cross-border 5 (63%) 95M (10%) - -
Total 8 $945M - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA Securities)
1
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
1
Legal Deals
Dechert LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $845M
< $100M 5 $100M
TOTAL $945M
Largest Hunter Fan Co.
$845M (2021-12-20)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
13%
1 (13%)
Strategic(s)
13%
1 (13%)

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