Vesuvius - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Vesuvius M&A Summary

Vesuvius has acquired 4 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 3 assets.

Vesuvius’ largest acquisition to date was in 2021, when it acquired Universal Refractories for $57M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2006, when it sold Cookson Group - Ceramic Fibres Business to Morgan Advanced Materials for $21M. Vesuvius has acquired in 3 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include test/measurement equipment (50%) and building materials (25%).

Vesuvius Business Overview

Where is Vesuvius headquartered?

Vesuvius is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

What is Vesuvius’ revenue?

Vesuvius disclosed revenue of 1,458M GBP for 2020 and 1,710M GBP for 2019.

How many employees does Vesuvius have?

Vesuvius has 10,354 employees.

What sector is Vesuvius in?

Vesuvius is a building materials company.

When was Vesuvius founded?

Vesuvius was founded in 1916.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity7
    • M&A Buy Activity4
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3
  • M&A Advisors 1

Vesuvius

Vesuvius plc

165 Fleet Street,
London, EC4A 2AE
United Kingdom,
+44 20 7822 0000
www.vesuvius.com

Vesuvius is a provider of engineering services and solutions to its customers worldwide, principally serving the steel and foundry industries. Company develop and manufacture high-technology products and solutions for supply to the steel and casting industries, operating a profitable, flexible, cash generative and growth-building business model. Vesuvius was founded in 1916 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 3 - 1 - - - 4
vol $77M $57M $134M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 3 - - - - - 3
vol $21M $21M
  7

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Universal Refractories, Inc. 2021-12-22 57M USD Add-on Acquisition
Wampum, Pennsylvania · www.unreco.com
CCPI, Inc. 2019-02-28 43M USD Add-on Acquisition
Blanchester, Ohio
Ecil Met Tec Ltda. 2014-08-18 24M BRL Add-on Acquisition
Piedade, Brazil · www.ecil.com.br/en/met-tec
Process Metrix LLC 2014-08-18 10M USD Add-on Acquisition
Pleasanton, California · www.processmetrix.com
Cookson Precious Metals Ltd. 2013-04-12 - Divestiture
Birmingham, United Kingdom · www.cooksongold.com
Cookson Group - Ceramic Fibres Business 2006-02-22 21M USD Divestiture
, United Kingdom
TAM Ceramics Group of New York, LLC 1999-07-12 - Divestiture
Niagara Falls, New York · www.tamceramics.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Test/Measurement Equipment 2 (50%) 34M (25%) - -
Building Materials 1 (25%) 57M (43%) 1 (33%) 21M (100%)
Manufacturing 1 (25%) 43M (32%) - -
Chemicals - - 1 (33%) -
Metals/Mining - - 1 (33%) -
Total 4 $134M 3 $21M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 3 111M 1 -
  Pennsylvania 1 57M - -
  Ohio 1 43M - -
  California 1 10M - -
  New York - - 1 -
United Kingdom - - 2 21M
Brazil 1 24M - -
Domestic - - 2 (67%) 21M (100%)
Cross-border 4 (100%) 134M (100%) 1 (33%) -
Total 4 $134M 3 $21M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Brown Gibbons Lang & Co.
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 4 $134M
TOTAL $134M
Largest Universal Refractories, Inc.
$57M (2021-12-22)
sell # Total
< $100M 1 $21M
TOTAL $21M
Largest Cookson Group - Ceramic Fibres Business
$21M (2006-02-22)

M&A Connections

Deals
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
3 (100%)

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