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Lincoln Electric Holdings: a leader in the manufacturing industry


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BY : Diego GutiérrezMarch Wed, 2020

Lincoln Electric Holdings is a leading player in the Industrial Manufacturing sector, which is engaged in the manufacture of products from raw materials.

As we have already commented in other posts about the investment trends The latest report on this sector, published a few days ago, is a market that is experiencing great growth today, with more than 465 companies created and more than three billion dollars invested since 2010.

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As we said before, Lincoln Electric Holdings se ha posicionado cómo una de las empresas líderes en el sector y además, ha sido la compañía más activa en acquisitions de los últimos años, con 20 operaciones de M&A llevadas a cabo.

Lincoln Electric Holdings

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc (LECO) is a multinational welding company that specialises in the manufacture and distribution of a wide variety of equipment, machinery and systems. The company is listed in the Fortune 1000, the ranking of the 1000 largest companies in the United States by revenue, and has a large global distribution network, supplying to more than 160 countries.

Lincoln Electric Holdings is listed on NASDAQ and today has a market capitalisation of USD 4.5 billion.with a turnover of 3 billion dollars in the last financial year.

Acquisitions by Lincoln Electric Holdings

As mentioned above, Lincoln Electric has been the company that has made the most acquisitions in the last decade.

The latest acquisition was also one of the most capital-intensive deals undertaken by the company. It was in May 2016 and Lincoln Electric acquired Brazilian telecommunications company Vizient58 million.

A year earlier, in April 2015, it made another of the most valuable acquisitions in its history. It bought the US company and automotive parts distributor Rimrock 32 million.

In February 2014 he held the buying a company Brazilian Brastak for one and a half million euros, a small operation compared to the two subsequent ones.

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