The Timken Company

4500 Mount Pleasant St. N.W.,
North Canton, Ohio 44720
United States,
(234) 262-3000

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Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (1.8/yr) # 16 2 1 2 4 - 25
vol $1.5B $66M $280M $1.9B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 2 1 1 - - - 4
vol $545M $545M

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Largest The Torrington Company
$840M (2003-02-18)
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Largest Needle Roller Bearings Business
$330M (2009-07-29)

According to our data here at Mergr, The Timken Company has acquired 26 companies, including 9 in the last 5 years. A total of 5 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 4 assets.

The Timken Company’s largest acquisition to date was in 2003, when it acquired The Torrington Company for $840M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2009, when it sold Needle Roller Bearings Business to JTEKT for $330M. The Timken Company has acquired in 13 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include manufacturing (40%) and aerospace (20%).

When analyzing the machinery sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 257 machinery companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 19 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 4 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic machinery acquirer over the past 3 years is Atlas Copco AB, with 12 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the machinery sector over the past 3 years is Deutsche Beteiligungs AG with 4 platform acquisitions.

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