M&A Deal Summary

The Marmon Group Acquires IMI - Beverage Dispense and Merchandising Divisions

On October 16, 2013, The Marmon Group acquired machinery company IMI - Beverage Dispense and Merchandising Divisions from IMI for 690M GBP

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is The Marmon Group’s 1st transaction in the Machinery sector.
  • This is The Marmon Group’s 0th largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is The Marmon Group’s 1st transaction in the United Kingdom.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2013-10-16
Target IMI - Beverage Dispense and Merchandising Divisions
Sector Machinery
Buyer(s) The Marmon Group
Sellers(s) IMI
Deal Type Divestiture
Deal Value 690M GBP

Target

IMI - Beverage Dispense and Merchandising Divisions

United Kingdom
The Retail Dispense business comprises IMI’s Beverage Dispense and Merchandising divisions and has approximately 3,100 employees. The Beverage Dispense division is a global leader in beverage dispensing solutions and associated merchandising for leading brand owners and major retailers. Beverage Dispense includes the Cornelius, 3-Wire and Display Technologies businesses. The Merchandising division is a global provider of retail merchandising and marketing solutions and includes the DCI-Artform and Cannon Equipment businesses.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

The Marmon Group

Chicago, Illinois, United States

website


Category Company
Founded 1953
Sector Manufacturing
DESCRIPTION

The Marmon Group is a diversified manufacturing company that produces electrical components, industrial components and transportation equipment. The Company also provides services including construction and retail services. The Marmon Group was formed in 1953 and is based in Chicago.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 3 of 9
Sector (Machinery) 1 of 1
Type (Divestiture) 1 of 3
Country (United Kingdom) 1 of 1
Year (2013) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2010-04-29 TransUnion

Chicago, Illinois, United States

TransUnion is a global provider of information and risk management solutions. TransUnion provides these solutions to businesses across multiple industries and to individual consumers. TransUnion technology and services enable businesses to make informed credit granting, risk management, underwriting, fraud protection and customer acquisition decisions by delivering data that's integrated with analytics and decisioning capabilities. TransUnion was formed in 1968 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.

Sell -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2014-01-01 3Wire Group

Osseo, Minnesota, United States

3Wire Group, Inc. is a distributor of a food service equipment parts to major chains and food equipment service companies. 3Wire Group was founded in 2001 and is based in Osseo, Minnesota.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

IMI

Birmingham, United Kingdom

website


Category Company
Founded 1862
Sector Engineering
Employees11,233
Revenue 1.9B GBP (2021)
DESCRIPTION

IMI is a global engineering group focused on the precise control and movement of fluids in critical applications. IMI works with international companies in over 50 countries to deliver innovative engineering solutions to address global trends such as clean energy, energy efficiency, healthcare and increasing automation. IMI was founded in 1862 and is based in Birmingham, the United Kingdom.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 2
Sector (Machinery) 1 of 1
Type (Divestiture) 1 of 2
Country (United Kingdom) 1 of 2
Year (2013) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2013-09-02 Analytical Flow Products

Quebec, Canada

AFP manufactures precision fluid control products, including a family of highly specialised diaphragm valves critical to chromatography as well as other analytical platforms.

Buy £5M
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2014-04-24 Automotive Technician Training

Shenfield, United Kingdom

A high quality blended eLearning system is the future for colleges, schools and training companies. Here at ATT/IMI we are already working with hundreds of providers and making their difficult job easier. Our training solution is the answer to your problems. Because of the help given by many automotive manufacturers and suppliers our system gets better every year. Here is a list and our acknowledgements. And here is what our customers say!

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