Acquisitions and disposals

2018

Transactions 

Press Release 

July 24 

ABB accelerates logistics growth with acquisition of intrion

July 6

ABB to acquire AB Rotech to expand automotive welding solutions

July 2

ABB completes acquisition of GE Industrial Solutions 

ABB acquires Gomtec to expand collaborative robotics portfolio
ABB acquires Gomtec to expand collaborative robotics portfolio

2017

Transactions 

Press Release 

September 25

ABB to acquire GE Industrial Solutions 

September 15

ABB completes acquisition of KEYMILE's communication networks business

July 6

ABB completes acquisition of B&R

July 3

ABB acquires KEYMILE’s communication networks business to strengthen digital grid portfolio and software focus

April 4

ABB to acquire B&R

March 1

ABB completes divestment of cable business to NKT

February 14

ABB strengthens digital offering by acquiring leading pioneer in 3D inspection technology

ABB acquires Gomtec to expand collaborative robotics portfolio
ABB acquires Gomtec to expand collaborative robotics portfolio

2016

Transactions 

Press Release 

September 21

ABB to divest cable business to NKT Cables

May 10

ABB acquires SVIA automation solutions


ABB acquires Gomtec to expand collaborative robotics portfolio
ABB acquires Gomtec to expand collaborative robotics portfolio

2015

Transactions 

Press Release 

August 4

ABB completes divestment of U.S. cable factory to Southwire Company, LLC

July 6 

ABB to divest U.S. cable factory to Southwire

April 14 

ABB acquires Gomtec to expand collaborative robotics portfolio

January 5 

ABB closes divestment of Full Service business to Nordic Capital


ABB acquires Gomtec to expand collaborative robotics portfolio
ABB acquires Gomtec to expand collaborative robotics portfolio

2014

Transactions 

Press Release 

August 20

ABB to divest Full Service business to Nordic Capital

August 18

ABB completes sale of Thomas & Betts’ Meyer Steel Structures business to Trinity Industries

June 27

ABB to divest Meyer Steel Structures business of Thomas & Betts for $600 million to Trinity Industries

June 20

ABB completes the sale of Power-One’s Power Solutions business to Bel Fuse

April 28

ABB to sell Power-One’s Power Solutions business to Bel Fuse for $117 Million

March 21

ABB to divest Thomas & Betts HVAC business for $260 million to Nortek

ABB acquires Gomtec to expand collaborative robotics portfolio
ABB acquires Gomtec to expand collaborative robotics portfolio

2013

Transactions

Press Release 

October 8

ABB announces sale of Baldor’s generator-set business to Generac Holdings Inc.

October 1

ABB completes acquisition of Los Gatos Research

September 6

ABB buys ELBI Elektrik

August 5

ABB acquires Newron System

July 30

ABB acquires ring motor business from Alstom

July 25 

ABB completes acquisition of Power One

July 2

ABB completes acquisition of Dynamotive 

June 7

ABB agrees to buy Dynamotive

May 2  

ABB acquires Los Gatos Research

April 22

ABB to acquire Power One

March 4 

ABB closes acquisition of APS Technology Group

February 12

ABB acquires APS Technology Group


2012

Transactions

Press Release 

December 12

ABB acquires Gresin

September 11

ABB completes acquisition of Tropos

September 11

ABB completes acquisition of rail business from RGM 

July 30

ABB to acquire the rail business of RGM

June 15

ABB completes acquisition of Tropos

May 16

ABB completes acquisition of Thomas & Betts

February 28

ABB completes public tender offer for Newave Energy Holding SA

January 30

ABB to acquire Thomas & Betts

2011

Transactions

Press Release 

December 12

ABB to acquire Newave to broaden offering in uninterruptible power supply

November 23

ABB to buy Envitech Energy to expand its presence in North-American rail market

November 15

ABB to acquire Powercorp in Australia to expand offering for renewable integration

July 11

ABB acquires the Trasfor Group and expands its transformer business

July 4

ABB to buy Lorentzen & Wettre to strengthen pulp and paper business

July 1

ABB acquires Epyon to expand offering in EV charging infrastructure

May 9

ABB acquires Mincom to broaden its software portfolio

January 26

ABB successfully completes tender offer for Baldor Common Stock

January 20

ABB announces second Extension to tender offer for Baldor Electric Company Common Stock

January 11

ABB announces Extension to tender offer for Baldor Electric Company Common Stock

2010

Transactions 

Press Release 

Nov 30

ABB to acquire Baldor Electric Company to become a global leader in industrial motion

May 5

ABB acquires Ventyx to strenghten its network management business

2009

Transactions 

 Press Release

May 28

ABB expand transformer components portfolio

January 8

ABB acquires full ownership of Finnish joint venture

2008

Transactions 

Press Release 

November 12

ABB expands offering for oil and gas sector

July 16

ABB to acquire Kuhlman Electric Corporation from The Carlyle Group

May 5

ABB acquires New Zealand business to expand power electronics portfolio

2007

Transactions 

Press Release 

November 19

ABB completes sale of Lummus Global

March 6

ABB sells building systems business in Germany

February 6

ABB sells stakes in power projects in Morocco and India