Industrial Automation & Machinery Sector Review

Date 1 February 2019

Type Insights

Alantra is pleased to present to you our first Industrial Automation & Machinery sector review, which will provide you with insightful industry trends and M&A developments. This edition has a special focus on the Automated Material Handling Sector.

Key Takeaways:

  • Automation in today’s warehouses is just the beginning of what we will see 10 years from now, the key driver for it is E-commerce
  • Consolidation in the automated material handling sector is accelerating
  • Valuations have been at record highs in the last 18 months, we have seen strategic acquirers paying premiums