Xylem, Inc.

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

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.

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Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 10 - - 1 2 1 14
vol $1.4B $387M $1.8B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 1 1 - - - - 2
vol $30M $30M

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Largest Godwin Pumps Ltd.
$580M (2010-08-03)
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Largest Xylem Flow Control Ltd
$30M (2014-07-01)

According to our data here at Mergr, Xylem has acquired 14 companies, including 4 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Xylem’s largest acquisition to date was in 2010, when it acquired Godwin Pumps for $580M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2014, when it sold Xylem Flow Control to Rotork for $30M. Xylem has acquired in 7 different US states, and 7 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include machinery (22%) and electronics (15%).

When analyzing the machinery sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 257 machinery companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 19 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 4 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic machinery acquirer over the past 3 years is Atlas Copco AB, with 12 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the machinery sector over the past 3 years is Deutsche Beteiligungs AG with 4 platform acquisitions.

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