ZF Friedrichshafen AG - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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ZF Friedrichshafen AG M&A Summary

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 electrical equipment (15%).

ZF Friedrichshafen AG Business Overview

Where is ZF Friedrichshafen AG headquartered?

ZF Friedrichshafen AG is headquartered in Friedrichshafen, Germany.

What sector is ZF Friedrichshafen AG in?

ZF Friedrichshafen AG is an automotive company.

When was ZF Friedrichshafen AG founded?

ZF Friedrichshafen AG was founded in 1915.

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 ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 6 - 1 - - - 7
vol $21.2B $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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