The Weir Group PLC

20 Waterloo Street,
Glasgow, G2 6DB
United Kingdom,
+44 14 1637 7111

The Weir Group PLC a global engineering solution provider, we focus on designing, manufacturing and supplying innovative products and expert engineering services for the minerals, oil & gas, and power & industrial markets.

M&A Summary

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Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 12 1 1 - 1 - 15
vol $1.5B $220M $114M $1.9B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 2 - - 1 - - 3
vol $35M $35M

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Largest Seaboard International, Inc.
$675M (2011-11-23)
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Largest Liquid Gas Equipment Ltd.
$35M (2012-12-28)

According to our data here at Mergr, The Weir Group has acquired 16 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 assets.

The Weir Group’s largest acquisition to date was in 2011, when it acquired Seaboard International for $675M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2012, when it sold Liquid Gas Equipment to Babcock International Group for $35M. The Weir Group has acquired in 5 different US states, and 10 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include machinery (47%) and energy services and equipment (27%).

When analyzing the engineering sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 113 engineering companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 14 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 3 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic engineering acquirer over the past 3 years is Stantec, with 8 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the engineering sector over the past 3 years is Triton Partners with 2 platform acquisitions.

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