Industrial Automation | M&A Update
In the industrial automation sector, the German mid-market is increasingly following the lead of large corporations and is investing in digital business models in order to improve their market positioning and increase their resilience to exogenous shocks.
The market for industrial automation (IA) is being further driven by global trends that are causing a comprehensive market transformation. Mergers and acquisitions are essential for timely strategic positioning and offer significant potential for value creation. While large companies (e.g. Siemens, Rockwell, Beckhoff) have already started to reshape their business by acquiring smart technologies, leading mid-market companies are increasingly following suit to ensure their relevance on a local and global level.
In this report, our IA experts shed light on the global industrial automation market, its key drivers, and challenges, and provide an overview of M&A activity and valuation trends.