The Weir Group PLC

20 Waterloo Street,
Glasgow, G2 6DB
United Kingdom,
+44 14 1637 7111
www.weir.co.uk

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.

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Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 12 1 1 - 1 1 16
vol $1.5B $220M $114M $1.3B $3.1B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 2 - - 1 - - 3
vol $35M $35M
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$1.3B (2018-04-19)
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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 17 companies, including 4 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 2018, when it acquired ESCO for $1.3B. 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 6 different US states, and 10 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include machinery (44%) and energy services and equipment (25%).

When analyzing the engineering sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 110 engineering companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 17 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 2 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic engineering acquirer over the past 3 years is Stantec, with 7 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the engineering sector over the past 3 years is La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (Centre CDP Capital) with 2 platform acquisitions.

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