ZF Friedrichshafen AG Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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ZF Friedrichshafen AG has acquired 7 companies, including 4 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. 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 2 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include automotive (43%) and electronics (15%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity8
    • M&A Buy Activity7
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4

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 ≤ '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 3 3 - 1 - - 7
vol $14.2B $7.0B $21.2B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
  8

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Apex.AI, Inc. 2021-12-14 - Stake Purchase
Palo Alto, California · www.apex.ai
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
Cruise Munich GmbH 2017-03-31 - Stake Purchase
Ottobrunn, Germany · www.cruisemunich.de
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

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Automotive 3 (43%) 20.5B (97%) - -
Electrical Equipment 1 (14%) 685M (3%) - -
Electronics 1 (14%) - - -
Information Technology 1 (14%) - - -
Software 1 (14%) - - -
Technology Hardware - - 1 (100%) -
Total 7 $21.2B 1 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Germany 2 - 1 -
Belgium 2 7.7B - -
United States 2 13.5B - -
  Michigan 1 13.5B - -
  California 1 - - -
Netherlands 1 - - -
Domestic 2 (29%) - 1 (100%) -
Cross-border 5 (71%) 21.2B (100%) - -
Total 7 $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
Investor(s)
14%
1 (14%)
Strategic(s)
14%
1 (14%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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