Middleby Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

ManufacturingCompany

Middleby has acquired 62 companies, including 29 in the last 5 years. A total of 14 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Middleby’s largest acquisition to date was in 2021, when it acquired Masterbuilt Manufacturing for $385M. Middleby has acquired in 22 different US states, and 13 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include machinery (51%) and manufacturing (20%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity61
    • M&A Buy Activity61
  • Total Sectors Invested 11
  • Total Countries Invested 13
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 18
  • M&A Advisors 2

Middleby

The Middleby Corp.

1400 Toastmaster Drive,
Elgin, Illinois 60120
United States,
(847) 741-3300
www.middleby.com

Middleby designs, manufactures, markets, distributes, and services a broad line of foodservice equipment used in all types of commercial restaurants and institutional kitchens, food preparation, cooking, baking, chilling and packaging equipment for food processing operations, and premium kitchen equipment including ranges, ovens, refrigerators, ventilation and dishwashers primarily used in the residential market. Middleby was founded in 1888 and is based in Elgin, Illinois.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (4.6/yr) # 38 9 6 4 4 - 61
vol $851M $385M $1.2B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  61

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Char-Griller 2021-12-27 - Add-on Acquisition
Sea Island, Georgia · www.chargriller.com
Masterbuilt Manufacturing LLC 2021-12-06 385M USD Add-on Acquisition
Columbus, Georgia · www.masterbuilt.com
Imperial Commercial Cooking Equipment 2021-09-24 - Add-on Acquisition
Corona, California · www.imperialrange.com
Novy NV 2021-07-12 - Stake Purchase
Kortrijk, Belgium · www.novy.com
United Foodservice Equipment Group 2020-12-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Zhuhai, China · www.unitedfoodserviceequipment.com
Wild Goose Filling 2020-12-08 - Add-on Acquisition
Louisville, Colorado · www.wildgoosefilling.com
Inline Filling Systems LLC 2020-12-08 - Add-on Acquisition
Venice, Florida · www.fillers.com
Deutsche Beverage Technology 2020-03-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Charlotte, North Carolina · www.deutschebeverage.com
Synesso, Inc. 2019-12-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Seattle, Washington · www.synesso.com
Brava Home, Inc. 2019-11-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Sacramento, California · www.brava.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Machinery 31 (51%) 58M (5%) - -
Manufacturing 12 (20%) 380M (31%) - -
Consumer Products 6 (10%) 385M (31%) - -
Electrical Equipment 3 (5%) 27M (2%) - -
Distribution 2 (3%) - - -
Electronics 2 (3%) 199M (16%) - -
Building Materials 1 (2%) 188M (15%) - -
Business Services 1 (2%) - - -
Food 1 (2%) - - -
Internet Software and Services 1 (2%) - - -
Packaging 1 (2%) - - -
Total 61 $1.2B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 39 980M - -
  California 6 - - -
  Illinois 4 - - -
  North Carolina 3 - - -
  Washington 3 - - -
  Texas 2 - - -
  Pennsylvania 2 - - -
  Missouri 2 188M - -
  Georgia 2 385M - -
  Wisconsin 2 27M - -
  Oregon 1 - - -
  Oklahoma 1 - - -
  Ohio 1 - - -
  New York 1 - - -
  New Hampshire 1 - - -
  Mississippi 1 380M - -
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
  Florida 1 - - -
  Colorado 1 - - -
  Arizona 1 - - -
  Virginia 1 - - -
  Vermont 1 - - -
United Kingdom 4 257M - -
Australia 3 - - -
Canada 3 - - -
  Quebec 1 - - -
  Ontario 1 - - -
  Alberta 1 - - -
Italy 3 - - -
China 2 - - -
Belgium 1 - - -
Denmark 1 - - -
France 1 - - -
Germany 1 - - -
India 1 - - -
Spain 1 - - -
Sweden 1 - - -
Domestic 39 (64%) 980M (79%) - -
Cross-border 22 (36%) 257M (21%) - -
Total 61 $1.2B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Morgan Stanley
1
Legal Deals
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 4 $1.2B
< $100M 2 $85M
TOTAL $1.2B
Largest Masterbuilt Manufacturing LLC
$385M (2021-12-06)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
21%
13 (21%)
Strategic(s)
8%
5 (8%)

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