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32. 1997 Economic Census





883. Mergers and Acquisitions, by Industry

[Covers transactions valued at $5 million or more. Values based on transactions for which price data revealed. All activity includes mergers, acquisitions, acquisitions of partial interest that involve a 40% stake in the target or an investment of at least $100 million, divestitures, and leveraged transactions that result in a change in ownership. Divestiture: sale of a business, division, or subsidiary by corporate owner to another party. Leveraged buyout: acquisition of a business in which buyers use mostly borrowed money to finance purchase price and incorporate debt into capital structure of business after change in ownership]

 
1993 1993 1994 1994 1995 1995 1996 1996 1997 1997 1998 1998
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Value Value Value Value Value Value Value Value Value Value Value Value Value Value Value Value Value Value
Number ($mil.) Number ($mil.) Number ($mil.) Number ($mil.) Number ($mil.) Number ($mil.) Number ($mil.) Number ($mil.) Number ($mil.) Number ($mil.) Number ($mil.) Number ($mil.) Number ($mil.) Number ($mil.) Number ($mil.) Number ($mil.) Number ($mil.) Number ($mil.)
 
     Total activity 1,352 180,798.0 141 35,349.6 155 21,012.2 1,497 186,181 173 38,169 149 17,612 2,250 462,389.3 80 3,476.7 317 62,591.8 2,670 556,308.3 73 2,888.0 364 59,302.4 3,753 833,996.1 441 64,817.1 539 87,807.1 3,882 1,378,564.6 483 232,505.1 746 127,760.9
 
Construction firms 13 263.7 2 157.5 (NA) (NA) 17 760 3 524 2 248 14 1,174.5 1 90.0 6 197.0 18 1,283.9 3 313.9 6 1,842.5 28 1,900.6 3 101.6 3 147.4 76 3,494.9 6 1,314.3 8 344.0
Food and kindred products 24 3,719.3 6 1,207.3 10 1,871.1 23 8,730 5 3,954 8 632 35 8,266.2 1 13.0 9 1,299.2 28 5,496.9 3 92.6 16 4,921.6 40 10,653.7 8 1,135.9 20 5,419.8 56 11,089.3 10 359.1 23 5,380.5
Tobacco products (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 1 165.0 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 2 199.7 (NA) (NA) 3 601.9 1 153.6 3 336.0 1 400.0 (NA) (NA) 1 729.3 1 12.0
Textile and apparel products 27 1,848.4 3 312.5 1 19.0 23 1,775 2 37 1 5 31 1,264.6 2 78.2 3 81.1 19 1,341.5 1 120.0 4 74.6 21 3,440.3 7 158.7 5 704.6 32 3,648.9 8 479.1 2 584.8
Wood products, furniture, and fixtures 10 443.90 (NA) (NA) 1 14.0 9.00 223 (NA) (NA) 1 299 22 2,201.7 1 7.5 2 1,459.9 20 3,242.8 (NA) (NA) 3 528.7 28 2,954.4 3 104.5 3 77.3 20 2,914.5 5 631.1 4 61.1
 
Paper and allied products 11 1,047.0 3 1,460.3 2 300.5 7 604 4 2,295 3 178 23 15,731.9 (NA) (NA) 5 5,277.1 15 2,329.3 1 138.0 5 469.7 20 10,274.8 12 1,790.3 14 1,547.4 19 16,637.0 9 911.6 10 3,460.9
Chemicals and allied products 18 3,450.3 7 8,425.9 5 178.7 21 2,126 3 86 5 328 38 10,147.5 2 160.0 11 1,641.7 33 9,208.3 (NA) (NA) 6 482.8 35 18,116.1 20 3,389.8 18 5,311.5 37 14,275.9 13 2,327.2 15 2,824.1
Drugs 9 1,178.6 2 181.8 4 4,637.2 17 14,715 8 8,889 6 214 30 2,164.0 12 220.1 7 9,893.4 27 9,437.0 5 65.2 16 1,905.4 51 2,528.0 13 5,625.6 9 397.3 52 9,071.8 16 2,734.0 13 1,428.2
Soaps, cosmetics, & personal-care products 6 320.50 (NA) (NA) 3 511.8 7.00 1,250 1 1,550 (NA) (NA) 7 399.0 (NA) (NA) 3 1,087.7 7 1,927.2 (NA) (NA) 2 101.2 18 943.7 2 78.0 5 992.4 12 722.0 2 96.6 2 206.3
Rubber & misc plastic products 17 604.9 3 92.6 3 86.3 16 714 3 40 1 55 25 5,202.0 1 28.8 6 214.2 21 1,561.7 (NA) (NA) 5 519.1 27 4,515.0 12 480.2 16 902.2 36 9,836.0 4 122.9 11 522.1
 
Leather and leather products 2 109.8 1 17.0 (NA) (NA) 5 137 2 482 (NA) (NA) 3 579.1 (NA) (NA) 1 5.0 4 41.8 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 4 296.5 (NA) (NA) 1 15.0 3 127.6 1 8.2 1 6.6
Stone, clay, glass and concrete products 5 317.5 1 24.2 1 7.6 10 900 7 206 3 177 8 1,458.3 (NA) (NA) 4 444.6 7 936.2 (NA) (NA) 4 123.8 17 1,400.6 7 244.9 4 161.2 23 3,843.7 3 792.5 9 3,846.1
Metal and metal products 27 3,865.6 4 925.1 6 502.6 27 1,071 10 838 9 509 51 3,979.8 3 244.7 10 552.1 66 4,306.5 (NA) (NA) 21 1,214.3 91 10,969.9 13 1,177.4 22 2,445.0 84 12,155.2 10 2,008.5 24 1,408.0
Machinery 29 2,710.1 5 420.2 7 903.1 36 2,647 6 229 9 452 50 4,967.0 (NA) (NA) 16 1,435.8 49 3,762.9 (NA) (NA) 22 1,786.6 72 12,063.0 28 4,042.3 24 5,425.9 90 24,549.5 7 228.4 19 1,369.7
Computer and office equipment 16 2,041.1 3 236.5 2 22.3 20 1,720 5 87 1 15 22 4,874.7 7 777.5 6 461.1 39 3,642.9 7 411.1 5 202.8 45 7,594.3 13 2,485.0 9 405.5 39 12,139.8 11 9,746.3 13 1,490.9
 
Prepackaged software 31 835.5 4 203.0 7 366.6 34 3,856 5 483 5 208 64 9,903.5 2 15.0 15 2,123.0 84 9,951.0 1 0 11 474.0 127 6,743.2 23 1,015.1 21 366.4 160 19,782.5 36 3,059.4 38 2,793.9
Electronic and electrical equipment 25 1,913.8 6 300.40 4 355.9 31.00 4,223 10 897 8 912 57 7,013.0 3 199.0 12 583.1 59 14,295.9 7 134.9 12 1,157.4 75 13,034.0 15 1,040.2 25 2,297.5 101 26,438.6 25 2,938.6 29 11,996.4
Communications equipment 9 269.9 3 442.3 8 366.6 16 1,576 4 56 3 203 36 26,477.2 1 30.0 7 331.8 33 6,579.8 1 6.6 6 172.3 61 16,451.9 12 568.0 10 907.8 47 5,006.3 15 6,005.5 20 1,615.4
Transportation equipment 8 820.4 1 334.6 3 169.7 13 995 2 59 4 429 26 3,091.0 1 14.4 8 594.5 28 6,495.0 (NA) (NA) 8 1,623.1 36 4,734.3 4 733.9 17 3,521.4 34 21,649.7 9 43,520.0 19 2,497.2
Aerospace and aircraft 9 1,326.9 (NA) (NA) 2 1,737.1 9 7,995 2 536 (NA) (NA) 2 287.5 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 10 19,628.1 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 11 3,342.4 3 235.5 2 122.0 16 1,296.7 2 85.0 4 354.9
 
Measuring, medical, photo equip; clocks 44 1,994.6 7 146.7 6 396.7 38 4,102 9 1,032 3 165 77 8,186.4 2 34.3 10 739.4 92 21,064.8 5 83.4 10 1,111.4 110 29,059.5 19 2,066.1 18 2,329.9 104 28,158.3 24 3,676.3 25 3,336.0
Miscellaneous manufacturing 11 1,508.8 3 58.4 (NA) (NA) 13 838 (NA) (NA) 1 78 9 1,287.0 (NA) (NA) 2 63.9 15 2,656.1 1 6.0 1 74.3 29 2,459.1 3 23.6 2 16.9 23 1,022.3 4 162.7 4 297.3
Air transportation and shipping 13 481.60 (NA) (NA) 9 476.0 27.00 1,750 5 276 3 84 35 9,741.6 (NA) (NA) 3 134.8 51 28,266.4 (NA) (NA) 4 606.4 11 461.6 5 71.8 2 101.2 8 1,788.9 2 222.0 6 5,666.9
Transportation and shipping (except air) 4 3,599.5 2 321.0 (NA) (NA) 3 344 (NA) (NA) 1 17 9 829.8 1 23.8 2 431.0 2 263.5 (NA) (NA) 2 458.5 77 10,189.8 3 1,562.1 13 1,379.1 60 2,613.3 10 4,065.5 21 1,681.9
Telecommunications 34 24,805.3 5 4,324.1 3 845.4 39 5,844 (NA) (NA) 3 5,623 76 23,669.1 4 160.1 4 3,664.1 58 77,814.6 6 124.0 14 1,363.6 96 59,778.0 6 1,001.7 20 5,569.1 101 206,600.2 15 13,086.6 29 4,904.3
 
Radio & television broadcasting stations 67 8,122.6 1 47.2 3 101.5 62 12,641 2 823 4 301 151 54,814.4 1 5.0 4 556.0 178 32,064.5 3 58.4 4 457.5 156 61,139.6 3 3,081.3 6 932.7 137 108,477.3 5 341.7 11 4,872.3
25 3,478.3 7 2,371.3 2 100.7 24.00 3,115 1 8 4 820 32 5,686.3 1 5.6 9 3,417.7 34 5,393.4 (NA) (NA) 6 1,098.0 51 14,069.0 10 2,856.1 7 840.9 39 8,007.2 11 9,751.8 7 411.6
26 1,940.7 (NA) (NA) 3 615.5 19 2,809 (NA) (NA) 2 705 31 25,086.0 1 7.0 18 11,916.4 41 40,355.2 1 195.5 17 9,376.7 54 41,917.9 1 25.0 18 10,282.3 57 29,988.7 6 16,767.4 30 19,649.0
18 230.6 2 105.2 1 375.0 10 704 2 291 1 46 18 1,028.9 (NA) (NA) 1 39.2 27 4,889.5 (NA) (NA) 2 118.0 38 5,849.6 2 511.0 3 546.7 26 23,760.0 1 14.5 2 486.4
20 1,597.4 2 236.2 3 252.8 40 3,338 5 301 4 594 66 10,497.2 (NA) (NA) 6 207.8 135 13,991.1 (NA) (NA) 9 1,365.5 192 52,114.6 7 355.1 14 1,586.9 122 18,939.7 8 489.4 21 1,840.8
 
22 1,076.1 (NA) (NA) 1 52.1 19.00 1,965 2 21 (NA) (NA) 34 2,924.1 1 300.0 4 240.0 41 1,755.5 1 300.0 2 33.3 49 4,152.9 4 453.0 5 180.7 46 5,411.5 3 140.6 7 245.4
18 13,847.7 1 262.2 1 92.9 12 8,928 1 119 (NA) (NA) 21 1,361.2 (NA) (NA) 2 45.8 17 2,507.2 3 142.5 1 7.0 26 8,079.1 2 515.5 6 978.3 27 3,474.4 1 420.0 4 146.4
4 44.4 1 10.0 1 68.5 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 1 25 4 166.5 (NA) (NA) 4 886.5 5 714.7 (NA) (NA) 1 4,031.5 2 293.3 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 7 1,977.4 1 11.0 1 68.6
74 3,996.5 11 920.0 7 1,340.8 114 10,504 10 3,367 10 421 178 46,246.1 16 245.9 24 1,522.2 263 28,632.8 8 134.7 33 5,409.5 352 34,421.8 34 3,200.3 45 8,354.0 433 75,834.2 37 6,305.8 81 5,506.2
1 100.0 2 21.50 1 6.8 8 604 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 7 694.4 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 14 843.9 (NA) (NA) 2 1,487.5 33 5,617.6 1 24.0 6 133.3 31 3,194.3 4 54.4 10 2,163.6
 
4 55.20 1 277.70 (NA) (NA) 2.00 58 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 5 1,173.5 (NA) (NA) 1 43.6 13 6,763.3 1 14.7 6 500.9 23 6,109.7 (NA) (NA) 3 320.7 18 2,657.0 1 14.8 3 1,411.5
74 16,438.2 1 83.30 2 197.7 64 14,139 4 243 1 86 111 14,235.5 1 10.0 3 64.0 127 28,158.4 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 157 21,526.6 6 1,872.1 4 198.6 117 23,417.1 5 1,886.2 6 148.5
(NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 1 1,325.0 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 4 280.7 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
2 31.0 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 3 29 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 1 13.0 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 1 15.9 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 9 1,196.6 (NA) (NA) 3 47.1 12 361.4 1 52.00 3 95.5
1 8.8 (NA) (NA) 1 41.4 (NA) (NA) 1 20 (NA) (NA) 2 42.3 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 9 835.6 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 8 789.8 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 14 865.3 (NA) (NA) 2 216.3
 
47 2,501.3 10 242.0 9 513.5 44 1,629 6 267 8 800 52 3,754.8 (NA) (NA) 16 994.8 86 4,783.2 (NA) (NA) 9 939.7 112 8,301.1 8 1,849.3 18 707.8 93 6,612.4 7 296.8 16 1,250.9
23 7,659.7 2 178.0 1 20.5 35 4,334 5 1,922 2 76 36 2,326.1 (NA) (NA) 9 1,406.7 31 2,701.6 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 65 6,228.0 4 256.4 4 1,055.3 48 6,555.8 12 6,782.9 7 1,668.7
9 6,086.8 1 100.00 (NA) (NA) 11 915 (NA) (NA) 2 307 11 3,746.2 2 33.8 1 60.6 19 4,178.1 (NA) (NA) (NA) 5.0 23 2,032.4 1 751.3 2 1,233.8 23 20,812.6 1 6.0 2 220.0
10 353.2 1 420.0 (NA) (NA) 11 1,880 3 483 (NA) (NA) 14 3,537.4 (NA) (NA) 2 415.5 19 5,288.4 1 62.0 1 440.0 23 8,813.5 1 5.2 1 168.8 13 15,186.9 6 3,383.5 (NA) (NA)
12 656.0 (NA) (NA) 3 522.8 18 562 3 556 1 37 26 2,414.5 (NA) (NA) 1 21.0 30 2,062.0 1 25.2 2 192.0 55 12,759.0 3 395.3 1 6.7 37 3,597.6 4 220.5 1 81.9
 
8 831.2 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 11 418 (NA) (NA) 1 24 11 961.6 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 10 742.1 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 17 470.9 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 27 2,344.0 2 101.0 2 455.0
29 2,235.6 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 21 1,684 3 708 3 181 46 2,614.6 (NA) (NA) 3 121.0 54 15,692.2 (NA) (NA) 4 743.6 100 12,535.9 10 588.6 1 64.4 74 10,598.7 4 1,176.8 8 433.0
145 15,054.8 (NA) (NA) 3 289.0 145.00 10,609 4 822 1 72 201 64,304.9 1 41.3 5 1,980.1 185 21,259.2 (NA) (NA) 3 68.9 211 75,539.5 3 72.0 11 1,533.6 253 241,677.7 1 9,082.1 13 1,878.2
71 4,139.5 1 501.6 (NA) (NA) 77 6,656 1 8 (NA) (NA) 84 6,383.1 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 67 8,859.1 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 84 18,562.9 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 52 23,744.6 2 927.0 (NA) (NA)
7 2,560.2 (NA) (NA) 1 385.6 8.00 3,120 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 16 3,463.5 1 430.0 3 407.7 18 8,812.8 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 35 48,934.3 1 1,693.2 7 1,259.5 37 25,294.2 1 85.0 9 1,572.9
 
47 3,218.5 2 216.0 (NA) (NA) 110 4,905 1 79 (NA) (NA) 85 11,696.5 6 125.4 1 30.6 122 11,076.5 (NA) (NA) 3 745.6 312 26,742.5 39 4,253.6 17 2,496.7 482 46,668.9 46 4,577.5 24 5,275.9
51 7,803.8 5 5,596.8 4 157.1 33.00 5,686 4 1,715 5 146 60 5,361.0 (NA) (NA) 10 1,522.3 73 12,974.4 6 346.1 10 1,420.3 121 51,816.1 19 4,637.5 20 7,285.7 120 37,363.9 18 3,407.2 34 4,797.7
39 8,452.3 5 1,765.0 2 69.7 44 7,234 1 7 5 606 71 21,467.6 1 70.0 4 236.9 86 15,266.1 1 24.5 11 1,055.4 88 24,628.6 13 3,868.9 14 1,022.1 96 61,680.2 16 7,068.5 23 4,289.8
1 31.80 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 2.00 1,166 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 2 1,172.7 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 2 18.8 (NA) (NA) 1 160.0 2 32.6 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 5 1,671.9 (NA) (NA) 1 45.4
4 386.5 2 70.5 (NA) (NA) 5 131 3 352 1 30 4 815.6 (NA) (NA) 1 32.0 16 3,140.2 1 5.0 5 90.7 12 4,752.2 1 91.3 3 307.1 17 4,087.3 3 415.0 10 1,477.4
 
21 3,117.8 6 367.4 8 1,129.2 7 718 5 2,011 2 392 19 1,659.1 2 61.2 14 572.1 17 6,796.7 2 20.5 15 3,074.5 18 1,481.3 12 1,850.2 7 1,761.5 28 6,415.8 7 2,108.6 16 1,034.7
69 5,254.2 6 1,966.6 8 536.1 77.00 6,807 9 493 11 1,114 95 8,798.4 2 45.0 17 2,894.4 138 26,018.1 3 63.2 29 4,189.5 184 38,384.1 17 2,067.1 27 3,478.3 147 118,128.6 19 56,178.8 38 7,594.3
  2 300.4 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 1 2,251.2 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 1 50.0 (NA) (NA) 2 640.8 1 27.6 2 164.0
1 10.50 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 3 580.5 (NA) (NA) 1 219.4 3 408.1 (NA) (NA) (NA) 475.7 4 309.8 1 26.0 2 60.4 4 109.8 1 1,100.0 2 169.7


NA Not available.

Source: Thomson Financial Securities Data, Newark, NJ, Merger and Corporate Transactions Database (copyright). http://www.ventureeconomics.com/



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