ZF Friedrichshafen AG Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Automotive Company

ZF Friedrichshafen AG has acquired 5 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 1 asset.

ZF Friedrichshafen AG’s largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired ZF TRW Automotive Holdings for $13.5B. ZF Friedrichshafen AG has acquired in 1 US state, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include automotive (60%) and electrical equipment (20%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity6
    • M&A Buy Activity5
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2

ZF Friedrichshafen AG

Graf-von-Soden-Platz 1,
Friedrichshafen, 88046
Germany,
49 7541 77 0
www.zf.com

ZF Friedrichshafen AG provides driveline and chassis technologies.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 2 - - - 3 - 5
vol $14.2B $7.0B $21.2B
Sell (0.2/yr) # - 1 - - - - 1
  6

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
SIMI Reality Motion Systems GmbH 2019-05-13 - Add-on Acquisition
Unterschleissheim, Germany · www.simi.com
WABCO Holdings, Inc. 2019-03-28 7.0B USD Add-on Acquisition
Brussels, Belgium · www.wabco-auto.com
2getthere B.V. 2019-03-19 - Stake Purchase
UTRECHT, Netherlands · www.2getthere.eu
Cherry GmbH 2016-10-21 - Divestiture
Auerbach, Germany · www.cherry.de
ZF TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. 2014-09-15 13.5B USD Add-on Acquisition
Livonia, Michigan · www.trw.com
ZF Wind Power Antwerpen NV 2011-11-29 685M GBP Divestiture
Lommel, Belgium · www.zf.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
ZF TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. 2014-09-15 ZF TRW - Engineered Fasteners and Components business (EF&C) 2016-01-25 1
Livonia, Michigan · www.trw.com , Germany
ZF TRW Automotive Holdings Corp.    - Clarkwood Industries LLC 2014-04-02 1
Livonia, Michigan · www.trw.com Cleveland, Ohio

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Automotive 3 (60%) 20.5B (97%) - -
Electrical Equipment 1 (20%) 685M (3%) - -
Information Technology 1 (20%) - - -
Technology Hardware - - 1 (100%) -
Total 5 $21.2B 1 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Belgium 2 7.7B - -
Germany 1 - 1 -
Netherlands 1 - - -
United States 1 13.5B - -
  Michigan 1 13.5B - -
Domestic 1 (20%) - 1 (100%) -
Cross-border 4 (80%) 21.2B (100%) - -
Total 5 $21.2B 1 -

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $20.5B
$100M to $1B 1 $685M
TOTAL $21.2B
Largest ZF TRW Automotive Holdings Corp.
$13.5B (2014-09-15)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
100%
1 100%
Divested to
PE Firm(s)
100%
1 100%

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