NEW BRIGHTON, Minn.–(Business WIRE)–APi Group Company (the “Company”) (NYSE: APG) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive arrangement to purchase the Chubb Hearth & Protection Enterprise (“Chubb”) from Carrier World wide Company (NYSE: CARR) for an company value of $3.1 billion, which is comprised of $2.9 billion funds and somewhere around $200 million of assumed liabilities and other changes.
Headquartered in the United Kingdom, Chubb has close to 13,000 personnel globally and a gross sales and assistance community spanning 17 countries serving far more than 1.5 million customer websites in Europe, Asia Pacific and Canada. The organization is a globally regarded fireplace basic safety and safety supplier, featuring consumers total and trusted companies from style and design and set up to monitoring and ongoing servicing.
Russ Becker, APi’s President and Main Government Officer stated: “This is a incredibly enjoyable day in the heritage of APi. We have used a tremendous amount of money of time assessing numerous transformative possibilities as properly as additional classic acquisitions. With the acquisition of Chubb, we see a huge volume of accelerated natural progress and margin expansion chances throughout our merged platform. There is also significant possibility to leverage Chubb’s 200+ yr background of furnishing statutorily demanded and route-based products and services by its internationally identified brand. We look ahead to supplying supplemental facts all through our meeting call now at 9:00 am (Japanese Time) and we search ahead to welcoming Chubb’s 13,000 personnel to our household of enterprises.”
APi Co-Chair Sir Martin E. Franklin commented: “The acquisition of Chubb transforms APi into the world’s foremost lifetime basic safety products and services company. We consider the transaction will be really accretive with significant synergy alternatives. With each other, the business can move more quickly and more successfully, globally leveraging the knowledge and capacity of our mixed 26,000 devoted and talented workforce.”
APi Co-Chair James E. Lillie additional: “This acquisition satisfies all of our beforehand stated, important strategic investment decision requirements. Chubb has a historical past of powerful absolutely free cash flow generation, they are leaders in their market marketplaces and have an expert leadership team. The acquisition strengthens our strategic platform and expands our geographical get to as the blended entity will have market-foremost positions in critical geographies. Importantly, 50%+ of our income will be provider primarily based with significant, statutorily-necessary, recurring income. We imagine there is considerable future value creation potential both by means of natural development prospects, as properly as as a result of continued incremental transformational and bolt-on M&A.
We are delighted to welcome a put together $800 million expense in perpetual favored fairness from Blackstone and Viking World-wide Investors. Blackstone has a substantial global house portfolio, which as our partner we anticipate to give the merged firm the opportunity to open new consumer associations in numerous markets.”
David Blitzer, Worldwide Head of Blackstone Tactical Prospects, stated: “We are thrilled to lover with the APi group by investing in this hugely strategic transaction. We feel the put together organizations will be effectively positioned for extended-time period achievements and search ahead to supporting their eyesight to generate a world industry chief.”
For the trailing twelve-thirty day period period finished March 31, 2021, Chubb experienced profits of close to $2.2 billion and adjusted EBITDA of close to $213 million. The transaction is anticipated to close all over year-stop 2021 and is issue to a consultation method and standard regulatory approvals. It will be funded via a blend of income on hand, perpetual preferred equity funding, and financial debt.
Citi and RBC Funds Marketplaces acted as M&A advisors. Barclays and Citi delivered committed funding. Greenberg Traurig acted as M&A authorized counsel. Kane Kessler acted as authorized counsel for the debt funding.
APi will keep a webcast/dial-in meeting connect with to go over the transaction at 9:00 a.m. (Japanese Time) on Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Individuals on the phone will contain Russ Becker, President and Main Govt Officer and James E. Lillie and Sir Martin E. Franklin, Co-Chairs.
To hear to the phone by phone, be sure to dial 866-342-8591 or 203-518-9713 and present Conference ID 4569931. You may perhaps also show up at and view the presentation (stay or by replay) through webcast by accessing the following URL:
A replay of the get in touch with will be accessible shortly right after completion of the reside get in touch with/webcast by using telephone at 800-934-3033 or 402-220-1144 or by using the webcast backlink earlier mentioned.
APi is a industry-leading enterprise providers company of basic safety, specialty and industrial products and services in more than 200 areas around the world. APi provides statutorily mandated and other contracted products and services to a solid foundation of long-standing clients throughout industries. We have a successful leadership society pushed by entrepreneurial organization leaders to deliver progressive remedies for our buyers. Extra details can be found at www.apigroupcorp.com.
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