Xylem Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Machinery Company

Xylem has acquired 15 companies, including 5 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Xylem’s largest acquisition to date was in 2016, when it acquired Sensus Metering Systems for $1.7B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2014, when it sold Xylem Flow Control to Rotork for $30M. Xylem has acquired in 8 different US states, and 7 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include machinery (20%) and test/measurement equipment (20%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity17
    • M&A Buy Activity15
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 9
  • Total Countries Invested 7
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6
  • M&A Advisors 3

Xylem, Inc.

1 International Drive,
Rye Brook, New York 10573
United States,
(914) 323-5700
www.xylem.com

Xylem, Inc. is a global water technology company. Xylem designs, manufactures and services highly engineered solutions ranging across a wide variety of critical applications primarily in the water sector, but also in electric and gas. The Company's broad portfolio of solutions addresses customer needs across the water cycle, from the delivery, measurement and use of drinking water to the collection, test and treatment of wastewater to the return of water to the environment. Xylem, Inc. is headquartered in Rye Brook, New York.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 12 2 1 - - - 15
vol $3.1B $387M $3.5B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $30M $30M
  17

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
EmNet LLC 2018-02-06 - Add-on Acquisition
South Bend, Indiana · www.emnet.net
Pure Technologies Ltd. 2017-12-11 387M CAD Add-on Acquisition
Calgary, Alberta · www.puretechltd.com
Xylem, Inc. - FLOWTRONEX and Water Equipment Technologies (WET) 2017-11-01 - Divestiture
Rye Brook, New York
Sensus Metering Systems Ltd. 2016-08-15 1.7B USD Add-on Acquisition
Raleigh, North Carolina · www.sensus.com
Tideland Signal Corp. 2016-02-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Houston, Texas · www.tidelandsignal.com
Xylem Flow Control Ltd 2014-07-01 30M USD Divestiture
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom · www.xylemflowcontrol.com
Pollmann Pumpenbau GmbH 2013-06-07 3M USD Add-on Acquisition
Bremen, Germany · www.pollmann-pumpen.de
MultiTrode Pty Ltd. 2013-03-01 26M USD Add-on Acquisition
Eight Mile Plains, Australia · www.multitrode.com
Pims Group Ltd. 2013-02-05 57M USD Add-on Acquisition
Farnborough,Hampshire, United Kingdom · www.pimsgroup.co.uk
Heartland Pump Rental & Sales, Inc. 2012-10-26 29M USD Add-on Acquisition
Carterville, Illinois · www.heartlandpump.com
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
YSI, Inc.    - YSI Temperature 2006-04-03 1
Yellow Springs, Ohio · www.ysi.com Yellow Springs, Ohio

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Machinery 3 (20%) 29M (1%) 1 (50%) 30M (100%)
Test/Measurement Equipment 3 (20%) 1.7B (49%) 1 (50%) -
Electronics 2 (13%) 339M (10%) - -
Manufacturing 2 (13%) 965M (27%) - -
Business Services 1 (7%) 29M (1%) - -
Distribution 1 (7%) - - -
Environmental 1 (7%) 57M (2%) - -
Information Technology 1 (7%) 387M (11%) - -
Technology Hardware 1 (7%) - - -
Total 15 $3.5B 2 $30M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 9 3.0B - -
  Texas 2 29M - -
  Ohio 1 310M - -
  North Carolina 1 1.7B - -
  New York 1 - - -
  New Jersey 1 580M - -
  Massachusetts 1 385M - -
  Indiana 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 29M - -
Germany 1 3M 1 -
United Kingdom 1 57M 1 30M
Australia 1 26M - -
Canada 1 387M - -
  Alberta 1 387M - -
Denmark 1 12M - -
Finland 1 - - -
Domestic 9 (60%) 3.0B (86%) - -
Cross-border 6 (40%) 485M (14%) 2 (100%) 30M (100%)
Total 15 $3.5B 2 $30M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Lazard Ltd.
2
Legal Deals
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
2
Stikeman Elliott LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.7B
$100M to $1B 4 $1.7B
< $100M 6 $156M
TOTAL $3.5B
Largest Sensus Metering Systems Ltd.
$1.7B (2016-08-15)
sell # Total
< $100M 1 $30M
TOTAL $30M
Largest Xylem Flow Control Ltd
$30M (2014-07-01)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
20%
3 (20%)
Strategic(s)
7%
1 (7%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
50%
1 (50%)
Strategic(s)
50%
1 (50%)

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