Anixter International, Inc.

Anixter International, Inc.

Anixter International, Inc.

Date Founded



2301 Patriot Boulevard, Glenview, IL, 60026, USA

Type of Company


Employees (Worldwide)

5,001 - 10K


Wholesale: Consumer Durables
Appliances & Electronics
Computer Software
Wholesale: Industrial Products & Manufacturing
Other Business & Consulting Services

Company Description

Anixter International Inc., founded in 1957 and headquartered near Chicago, trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AXE and is engaged in the distribution of communication and security products, electrical wire and cable products and fasteners and other small parts (“C” Class inventory components) through Anixter Inc. and its subsidiaries (collectively “Anixter” or the “Company”). The Company was formerly known as Itel Corporation, which was incorporated in Delaware in 1967. The Company adds value to the distribution process by providing its customers access to innovative inventory management programs, more than 450,000 products and over $1.0 billion in inventory, over 220 warehouses with 7 million square feet of space, and locations in over 260 cities in more than 50 countries.

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Executives & Employees

President & Director

Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Executive Vice President-Operations

Executive Vice President-Electrical & Electronic Wire

Executive Vice President-Utility Power Solutions

Vice President, Internal Audit

Vice President, Human Resources

Senior Account Executive

Corporate Controller & Chief Accounting Officer

General Manager

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Recent Transactions
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WESCO International, Inc. purchases Anixter International, Inc.

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Anixter International, Inc. purchases HD Supply Holdings, Inc. /Power Solutions Segment from HD Supply Holdings, Inc.

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AIP LLC purchases Optimas OE Solutions LLC from Anixter International, Inc.

Transaction Advisors

Advised onAnixter International, Inc. purchases Pentacon, Inc.

Legal Advisor

Advised onAnixter International, Inc. purchases World Class Wire & Cable, Inc.

Legal Advisor

Advised onAnixter International, Inc. purchases Pentacon, Inc.


Advised onAnixter International, Inc. purchases Tri-Northern Security Distribution, Inc. from Audax Group LLC


Advised onAnixter International, Inc. purchases Tri-Northern Security Distribution, Inc. from Audax Group LLC

Public Relations

Advised onAnixter International, Inc. purchases World Class Wire & Cable, Inc.

Advisors & Consultants

Former President, North America at Anixter International, Inc.

Key Stats and Financials As of
Market Capitalization
Total Enterprise Value
Earnings Per Share
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
$10K - $25K
$5,000 - $10K
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Awards & Honors
Rank #391
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
Rank #391
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 500 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
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