Jabil Enters into Preliminary Agreement Relating to Sale of Mobility Business
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Jabil Inc. (NYSE: JBL), today announced a preliminary agreement with BYD Electronic (International) Company Limited (“BYDE”) relating to the sale of its Mobility business in a potential transaction expected to be valued at approximately $2.2 billion.
“This transformational deal would represent the largest transaction in the history of our company, and I am thrilled to be able to work with a reputable company like BYDE to drive this business successfully forward,” said CEO Kenny Wilson.
“If completed, the proceeds from this transaction will enable us to enhance our shareholder-centric capital framework, including incremental share buybacks. Additionally, it will provide opportunities for further investment in electric vehicles, renewable energy, healthcare, AI cloud data centers, and other end-markets,” he added.
As part of the agreement, the parties have agreed to endeavor to enter into a definitive agreement. The divestiture will not be completed until the parties have completed due diligence and executed a definitive agreement and closed the transaction, which will be subject to the satisfaction of required regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions.