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August 10 2015

Behind Anixter-HD Supply Deal & Interview with Ferguson CEO

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45

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15

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Anixter_HD

Anixter International Inc. recently announced it would acquire HD Supplys Power Solutions division, one of its core lines of business. This article looks at how the $825 million deal benefits both companies.

This article includes:

  • What led Anixter to the decision to buy
  • Why HD Supply wanted to sell its Power Solutions division
  • What is next for Anixter

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  • M&A Competition Heating Up
  • Amazons B2B Move Reduces Threat
  • Second Quarter 2015 Financial Metrics & Trading Multiples

Fiscal 2015 was an acquisitive year for HVAC & plumbing distributor Ferguson, Newport News, VA. The distributor more than tripled the number of completed acquisitions it saw in fiscal 2014. CEO Frank Roach recently spoke with Editor Jenel Stelton-Holtmeier about the companys acquisition strategy and how it fits into the overall growth strategy.

This article includes:

  • Ferguson's growth strategy
  • Discussion of current M&A conditions and activity
  • Ferguson's approach to integration

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  • MDM Interview: TTI's Strategic Approach to Global Growth
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  • MDM Interview: Creating a Culture of Innovation
global_ma

Global industrial M&A activity maintained a strong pace in 2Q15 despite lackluster transaction volume in the United States and a notable drop off in cross-border activity, according to PwC's quarterly analysis of mergers and acquisitions in the industrial manufacturing industry.

This article includes:

  • The number of deals valued at $50 million or more
  • How executives view the consolidation climate
  • A breakdown of M&A activity by global region

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  • MDM Interview: TTI's Strategic Approach to Global Growth
  • Second Quarter 2015 Financial Metrics & Trading Multiples
  • MDM Interview: Creating a Culture of Innovation
MA_abrasives

The MDM Market Analysis, based on data from MDM Analytics, includes consumption of abrasives products by end user in the U.S., plus the top end users by 6-digit NAICS.

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  • MDM-Baird Distribution Survey: Headwinds Intensify
  • Market Analysis: Plastics Consumption in North America
  • Global Companies Pose Threat in U.S.
MDM4515Cover

This is the PDF of this issue of Modern Distribution Management.

Table of Contents:

  • Behind the Deal: Anixter & HD Supply
  • Commentary: The Next Normal for M&A
  • Behind Fergusons Acquisitive Year
  • Global Industrial M&A Activity Keeps Pace in 2Q15
  • Market Analysis: Abrasives Consumption in the United States
  • News Digest

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Anixter_HD

Anixter International Inc. recently announced it would acquire HD Supplys Power Solutions division, one of its core lines of business. This article looks at how the $825 million deal benefits both companies.

This article includes:

  • What led Anixter to the decision to buy
  • Why HD Supply wanted to sell its Power Solutions division
  • What is next for Anixter

Subscribers should log in below to read this article.

Not a subscriber? Subscribe below or learn more. Subscribers also have access to the following related articles:

  • M&A Competition Heating Up
  • Amazons B2B Move Reduces Threat
  • Second Quarter 2015 Financial Metrics & Trading Multiples

Fiscal 2015 was an acquisitive year for HVAC & plumbing distributor Ferguson, Newport News, VA. The distributor more than tripled the number of completed acquisitions it saw in fiscal 2014. CEO Frank Roach recently spoke with Editor Jenel Stelton-Holtmeier about the companys acquisition strategy and how it fits into the overall growth strategy.

This article includes:

  • Ferguson's growth strategy
  • Discussion of current M&A conditions and activity
  • Ferguson's approach to integration

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Not a subscriber? Subscribe below or learn more. Subscribers also have access to the following related articles:

  • MDM Interview: TTI's Strategic Approach to Global Growth
  • Second Quarter 2015 Financial Metrics & Trading Multiples
  • MDM Interview: Creating a Culture of Innovation
global_ma

Global industrial M&A activity maintained a strong pace in 2Q15 despite lackluster transaction volume in the United States and a notable drop off in cross-border activity, according to PwC's quarterly analysis of mergers and acquisitions in the industrial manufacturing industry.

This article includes:

  • The number of deals valued at $50 million or more
  • How executives view the consolidation climate
  • A breakdown of M&A activity by global region

Subscribers should log in below to read this article.

Not a subscriber? Subscribe below or learn more. Subscribers also have access to the following related articles:

  • MDM Interview: TTI's Strategic Approach to Global Growth
  • Second Quarter 2015 Financial Metrics & Trading Multiples
  • MDM Interview: Creating a Culture of Innovation
MA_abrasives

The MDM Market Analysis, based on data from MDM Analytics, includes consumption of abrasives products by end user in the U.S., plus the top end users by 6-digit NAICS.

Subscribers should log in below to read this article.

Not a subscriber? Subscribe below or learn more. Subscribers also have access to the following related articles:

  • MDM-Baird Distribution Survey: Headwinds Intensify
  • Market Analysis: Plastics Consumption in North America
  • Global Companies Pose Threat in U.S.
MDM4515Cover

This is the PDF of this issue of Modern Distribution Management.

Table of Contents:

  • Behind the Deal: Anixter & HD Supply
  • Commentary: The Next Normal for M&A
  • Behind Fergusons Acquisitive Year
  • Global Industrial M&A Activity Keeps Pace in 2Q15
  • Market Analysis: Abrasives Consumption in the United States
  • News Digest

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