United States Steel Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Metals/mining Company

United States Steel has acquired 5 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 4 assets.

United States Steel’s largest acquisition to date was in 2007, when it acquired Lone Star Technologies for $2.1B. United States Steel has acquired in 3 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include metals/mining (60%) and manufacturing (20%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity9
    • M&A Buy Activity5
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3
  • M&A Advisors 3

United States Steel Corp.

600 Grant Street,
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219
United States,
(412) 433-1121
www.ussteel.com

United States Steel Corporation, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pa., is an integrated steel producer with major production operations in the United States, Canada and Central Europe and an annual raw steelmaking capability of 27 million net tons. The company manufactures a wide range of value-added steel sheet and tubular products for the automotive, appliance, container, industrial machinery, construction, and oil and gas industries. United States Steel was founded in 1901 and is based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 4 - - - 1 - 5
vol $3.8B $3.8B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 2 2 - - - - 4
  9

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Big River Steel LLC 2019-10-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Osceola, Arkansas · www.bigriversteel.com
Stelco Holdings, Inc. 2016-12-01 - Divestiture
Hamilton, Ontario · www.stelco.com
Met-Chem Canada, Inc. 2016-03-07 - Divestiture
Montreal, Quebec · www.met-chem.com
Fintube LLC 2010-09-01 - Divestiture
Tulsa, Oklahoma · www.fintubellc.com
Stelco Holdings, Inc. 2007-08-27 760M CAD Add-on Acquisition
Hamilton, Ontario · www.stelco.com
Lone Star Technologies, Inc. 2007-03-29 2.1B USD Add-on Acquisition
Dallas, Texas
National Steel Corporation 2003-01-09 950M USD Special Situations/Distressed
Mishawaka, Indiana · www.nationalsteel.com
Marathon Oil Corp. 2001-12-31 - Spin Off
Houston, Texas · www.marathonoil.com
Marathon Oil Corp. 1982-01-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Houston, Texas · www.marathonoil.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Metals/Mining 3 (60%) 1.7B (45%) 1 (25%) -
Manufacturing 1 (20%) 2.1B (55%) 1 (25%) -
Oil/Gas Exploration 1 (20%) - 1 (25%) -
Engineering - - 1 (25%) -
Total 5 $3.8B 4 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 4 3.1B 2 -
  Texas 2 2.1B 1 -
  Indiana 1 950M - -
  Arkansas 1 - - -
  Oklahoma - - 1 -
Canada 1 760M 2 -
  Ontario 1 760M 1 -
  Quebec - - 1 -
Domestic 4 (80%) 3.1B (80%) 2 (50%) -
Cross-border 1 (20%) 760M (20%) 2 (50%) -
Total 5 $3.8B 4 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Barclays Investment Bank
1
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
1
Legal Deals
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $2.1B
$100M to $1B 2 $1.7B
TOTAL $3.8B
Largest Lone Star Technologies, Inc.
$2.1B (2007-03-29)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Divested to
PE Firm(s)
33%
1 33%
Strategic(s)
67%
2 67%

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