Traded as NYSE: HON
Industry Conglomerate
Founded 1906, Wabash, Indiana
Headquarters Morris Plains, New Jersey, United States
Mr. David M.Cote
Revenue US$ 38.581 billion
Operating income
US$ 6.828 billion
Net income
US$ 4.768 billion
Total assets US$ 49.316 billion
Total equity US$ 18.283 billion
Number of employees



Honeywell International, Inc.
is an international company headquartered in Morristown, New Jersey. It is a classical conglomerate with a wide variety of areas.  Honeywell operates in five business units – Aerospace, Automation and Control Solutions, Performance Materials and Technologies and Transporting systems. With a revenue of 38.58 billion US $ and 129,000 employees Honeywell takes the 75th place on the Fortune 500 list.

Honeywell was founded in 1885, by Albert Butz, as Butz Thermo-Electric Company in Minneapolis. In 1912. after the first factory was built it was renamed to Minneapolis Heat Regulator Company. In 1927 Minneapolis Heat Regulator Company and Honeywell Heating Specialties Company merged to form the Minneapolis-Honeywell Regulator Company. In 1999 they were acquired by AlliedSignal and again underwent a merger. At this point the company was called Honeywell and  was  one of the largest companies worldwide. In 2015, the company headquarters moved to Morristown, where they are still set today. Honeywell’s Aerospace division is recognized as the main supplier for Boeing, Airbus and NASA. The company is also known for the production of building services, air condition and fire alarms.

Since 1996, Honeywell has engaged in a number of M&A deals: 91 transactions with a value of USD 23.0 bil. (for number and value per year, see figure below).

M&A Honeywell

Top 10 Deals Honeywell

RankDateTargetNationValue (in bil. USD)Status
107.28.2015Elster Group GmbHGermany6.6Completed
212.20.1999Pittway CorpUnited States2.2Completed
312.13.2004Novar PLCUnited Kingdom1.8Completed
407.01.2016Intelligrated IncUnited States1.5Completed
504.04.2008Norcross Safety Products LLCUnited States1.2Completed
605.19.2010Sperian Protection SAFrance1.1Completed
710.03.2005UOP LLCUnited States0.9Completed
803.31.1993Bendix EspanaSpain0.89Completed
904.28.2008Metrologic InstrumentsUnited States0.72Completed
1001.27.1997Measurex CorpUnited States0.60Completed

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