Brink s Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Safety/securityCompany

Brink s has acquired 7 companies, including 4 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Brink s’ largest acquisition to date was in 2020, when it acquired G4S - Cash Operations for $860M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2005, when it sold BAX Global to Deutsche Bahn AG for $1.1B. Brink s has acquired in 2 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include safety/security (43%) and business services (29%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity9
    • M&A Buy Activity7
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3
  • M&A Advisors 2

Brink's

The Brink's Co.

1801 Bayberry Court, P.O. Box 18100,
Richmond, Virginia 23226
United States,
(804) 289-9600
www.brinks.com

Brink's is a provider of security related services for banks, financial institutions, mines, retailers, diamond and jewelry industries, pharmaceuticals and a variety of other commercial and governmental customers. Brink's was founded in 1859 and is based in Richmond, Virginia.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 3 2 - 1 1 - 7
vol $43M $665M $860M $213M $1.8B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $1.1B $1.1B
  9

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Payment Alliance International, Inc. 2021-04-06 213M USD Add-on Acquisition
Louisville, Kentucky · www.gopai.com
G4S plc - Cash Operations 2020-02-26 860M USD Divestiture
London, United Kingdom
Dunbar Armored, Inc. 2018-06-05 520M USD Add-on Acquisition
Hunt Valley, Maryland · www.dunbararmored.com
Rodoban Seguranca e Transporte de Valores Ltda. 2018-01-10 145M USD Add-on Acquisition
Prado, Brazil · www.rodoban.com.br
Rede Transacoes Eletronicas Ltda. 2013-01-31 26M USD Add-on Acquisition
Sao Paulo, Brazil · www.redetrel.com.br
Kheops SAS 2012-01-09 17M USD Add-on Acquisition
Asnieres-sur-Seine, France · www.kheops.com
ICD Ltd. 2009-09-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Hong Kong, China
Broadview Security, Inc. 2009-07-09 - Spin Off
Irving, Texas · www.broadviewsecurity.com
BAX Global, Inc. 2005-11-16 1.1B USD Divestiture
Irvine, California · www.baxglobal.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Safety/Security 3 (43%) 665M (37%) 1 (50%) -
Business Services 2 (29%) 1.1B (60%) - -
Distribution 1 (14%) 26M (1%) - -
Software 1 (14%) 17M (1%) - -
Transportation - - 1 (50%) 1.1B (100%)
Total 7 $1.8B 2 $1.1B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 2 733M 2 1.1B
  Maryland 1 520M - -
  Kentucky 1 213M - -
  Texas - - 1 -
  California - - 1 1.1B
Brazil 2 171M - -
China 1 - - -
France 1 17M - -
United Kingdom 1 860M - -
Domestic 2 (29%) 733M (41%) 2 (100%) 1.1B (100%)
Cross-border 5 (71%) 1.0B (59%) - -
Total 7 $1.8B 2 $1.1B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA Securities)
1
Legal Deals
Allen & Overy LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 4 $1.7B
< $100M 2 $43M
TOTAL $1.8B
Largest G4S plc - Cash Operations
$860M (2020-02-26)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $1.1B
TOTAL $1.1B
Largest BAX Global, Inc.
$1.1B (2005-11-16)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
14%
1 (14%)
Strategic(s)
14%
1 (14%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
50%
1 (50%)

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