Industrial Automation: A Dynamic Market With Compelling Investment Opportunities

Part One of a Series with L.E.K. Consulting

The industrial automation sector continues to grow, with no sign of slowing down. Last year, the global automation market was worth around $175 billion. By 2025, that figure is expected to rise to roughly $265 billion, representing an approximately 9 percent compound annual growth rate.1

Even in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the industrial automation market saw strong M&A activity. Though there was a drop in overall M&A activity in 2020, deals are expected to increase over the next two years across end markets.

Our first installment in a series created jointly with L.E.K. Consulting, this report explores the highlights of the industrial automation opportunity, including:

  • Market drivers
  • Recent M&A activity
  • M&A trends
  • Market statistics

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Industrial Automation: A Four Part Series

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