The Lubrizol Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Chemicals Company

The Lubrizol has acquired 17 companies of its own, including 6 in the last 5 years. A total of 5 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

The Lubrizol’s largest acquisition to date was in 2004, when it acquired Noveon International for $1.8B. The Lubrizol has acquired in 6 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include chemicals (54%) and business services (14%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity17
    • M&A Buy Activity15
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 9
  • M&A Advisors 4

The Lubrizol Corp.

29400 Lakeland Boulevard,
Wickliffe, Ohio 44092
United States,
(440)943-4200
www.lubrizol.com

The Lubrizol Corporation is a specialty chemical company that produces and supplies technologies to customers in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets. These technologies include lubricant additives for engine oils, other transportation-related fluids and industrial lubricants, as well as fuel additives for gasoline and diesel fuel. In addition, Lubrizol makes ingredients and additives for personal care products and pharmaceuticals; specialty materials, including plastics technology and performance coatings in the form of specialty resins and additives.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 12 1 - - 1 1 15
vol $1.9B $1.9B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
  17

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Avid Product Development LLC 2020-08-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Loveland, Colorado · www.avidpd.com
Bavaria Medizin Technologie GmbH 2019-07-15 - Add-on Acquisition
Wessling, Germany · www.bavaria-medizin.de
Diamond Dispersions Ltd. 2016-07-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Sheffield, United Kingdom · www.diamonddispersions.com
Particle Sciences, Inc. 2015-09-08 - Add-on Acquisition
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania · www.particlesciences.com
EcoQuimica Industria e Comercio Produtos Quimica Ltda. 2015-01-30 - Add-on Acquisition
Paulínia, Brazil
Warwick International Group Ltd 2015-01-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Holywell, United Kingdom · www.warwickchem.com
Warwick International Ltd. 2014-12-31 - Add-on Acquisition
Flintshire, United Kingdom · www.warwickint.com
Vesta, Inc. 2014-08-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Franklin, Wisconsin · www.vestainc.com
Lipotec SA 2012-06-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Barcelona, Spain · www.lipotec.com
Active Organics, Inc. 2011-12-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Lewisville, Texas · www.activeorganics.com
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Vesta, Inc.    - ExtruMed LLC 2009-03-09 1
Franklin, Wisconsin · www.vestainc.com Placentia, California · www.extrumed.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Chemicals 8 (53%) 1.9B (100%) 1 (50%) -
Business Services 2 (13%) - - -
Life Science 2 (13%) - - -
Agriculture 1 (7%) - - -
Healthcare Services 1 (7%) - - -
Medical Products 1 (7%) - - -
Automotive - - 1 (50%) -
Total 15 $1.9B 2 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 7 1.8B 1 -
  Ohio 1 1.8B 1 -
  Wisconsin 1 - - -
  Texas 1 - - -
  Pennsylvania 1 - - -
  Colorado 1 - - -
United Kingdom 4 62M - -
Spain 2 - - -
Brazil 1 - - -
Canada - - 1 -
  Ontario - - 1 -
Germany 1 - - -
Domestic 7 (47%) 1.8B (97%) 1 (50%) -
Cross-border 8 (53%) 62M (3%) 1 (50%) -
Total 15 $1.9B 2 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Emory & Co., LLC
2
CIM Partners LLC
2
Citigroup Investment Banking
1
Legal Deals
Thompson Hine LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.8B
< $100M 1 $62M
TOTAL $1.9B
Largest Noveon International, Inc.
$1.8B (2004-06-01)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
83%
5 83%
Strategic(s)
17%
1 17%
Divested to
PE Firm(s)
67%
2 67%
Strategic(s)
33%
1 33%

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