XPEL Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Automotive Company

XPEL has acquired 14 companies, including 8 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 2 assets.

XPEL’s largest acquisition to date was in 2020, when it acquired Protex Canada for $2M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2009, when it sold XPEL Canada to Nuno Ferreira Cargas Internacionais for $669M. XPEL has acquired in 5 different US states, and 6 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include distribution (36%) and automotive (29%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity16
    • M&A Buy Activity14
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 6
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 1

XPEL, Inc.

618 West Sunset Road,
San Antonio, Texas 78216
United States,
(210) 678-3700
www.xpel.com

XPEL, Inc. is a producer of automotive paint and headlamp protection films with over 70,000 vehicle-specific applications and a worldwide network of trained installers. Xpel was formed in 1999 and is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (1.4/yr) # 7 2 2 1 - 2 14
vol $2M $2M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $669M $669M
  16

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
France Auto Racing 2020-09-28 - Add-on Acquisition
Ouges, France · www.franceautoracing.fr
Protex Canada 2020-01-30 2M CAD Add-on Acquisition
Terrebonne, Quebec · www.protexcanada.com
Apogee Corporation 2018-11-13 - Add-on Acquisition
, Taiwan
Transguard, Inc. 2017-11-14 - Add-on Acquisition
Boise, Idaho · www.transguardprotection.com
Stratashield LLC 2017-04-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Dallas, Texas
Pro-Tect Film Distributing, Inc. 2016-12-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Las Vegas, Nevada · www.pro-tectfilm.com
Connectin Europe B.V. 2016-08-29 - Add-on Acquisition
Beuningen, Netherlands · www.connectingeurope.eu
Parasol Canada 2015-02-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Terrebonne, Quebec · www.parasolcanada.com
XPEL Canada Corp. 2009-10-02 669M CAD Divestiture
3921 Manchester Road SE, Alberta · www.xpel.ca
Paintshield Ltd. 2008-12-24 - Sold to Management
Grantham, United Kingdom
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Distribution 5 (36%) - - -
Automotive 4 (29%) 2M (100%) - -
Chemicals 2 (14%) - 1 (50%) -
Business Services 2 (14%) - - -
Construction 1 (7%) - - -
Software - - 1 (50%) 669M (100%)
Total 14 $2M 2 $669M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Canada 4 2M 1 669M
  Alberta 2 - 1 669M
  Quebec 2 2M - -
United States 5 - - -
  Texas 1 - - -
  Ohio 1 - - -
  Nevada 1 - - -
  Idaho 1 - - -
  California 1 - - -
United Kingdom 2 - 1 -
France 1 - - -
Netherlands 1 - - -
Taiwan 1 - - -
Domestic 5 (36%) - - -
Cross-border 9 (64%) 2M (100%) 2 (100%) 669M (100%)
Total 14 $2M 2 $669M

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $2M
TOTAL $2M
Largest Protex Canada
$2M (2020-01-30)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $669M
TOTAL $669M
Largest XPEL Canada Corp.
$669M (2009-10-02)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 100%

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