Tyco International Acquisitions and Exits, 52 Deals Between 1994 and 2016
safety/security Company

Tyco International has acquired 34 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. A total of 11 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 19 assets.

Tyco International’s largest acquisition to date was in 1999, when it acquired AMP for $12.0B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2012, when it sold Tyco Flow Control to Pentair for $4.9B. Tyco International has acquired in 15 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include safety/security (25%) and medical products (19%).

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Tyco International Ltd.

Building 1000 Unit 1202,
+353 21 423 5000

Tyco International Ltd. is a global provider of security products and services, fire detection and suppression products and services and life safety products. The Company's portfolio of products and services, sold under brands such as Tyco, SimplexGrinnell, Sensormatic, Wormald, Ansul, Simplex, Scott and ADT serve security, fire detection and suppression and life safety needs across commercial, industrial, retail, institutional and governmental markets. Tyco International Ltd. was established in 1960 and is headquartered in Mahon, Ireland.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 31 1 1 - - - 33
vol $29.2B $175M $29.4B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 18 - 1 - - - 19
vol $9.3B $140M $9.4B

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Largest AMP, Inc.
$12.0B (1999-04-02)
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Largest Tyco Flow Control, Inc.
$4.9B (2012-09-28)

Safety/security M&A - Last 3 Years

When analyzing the safety/security sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 74 safety/security companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 11 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 1 has acquired more than 10 companies.

The most prolific strategic safety/security acquirer over the past 3 years is Convergint Technologies, with 13 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the safety/security sector over the past 3 years is Audax Private Equity with 2 platform acquisitions.

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