ACCO Brands Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Consumer Products Company

ACCO Brands has acquired 4 companies, including 4 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms.

ACCO Brands’ largest acquisition to date was in 2016, when it acquired Esselte for $333M. ACCO Brands has acquired in 1 US state, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include consumer products (50%) and distribution (25%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity4
    • M&A Buy Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 1
  • M&A Advisors 2

ACCO Brands Corp.

Four Corporate Drive,
Lake Zurich, Illinois 60047
United States,
(847) 541-9500
www.accobrands.com

ACCO Brands Corp. is a designer, marketer and manufacturer of branded business, academic and consumer products.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # - 2 - 1 1 - 4
vol $436M $31M $57M $524M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  4

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Grafica Foroni Ltda. 2019-08-04 57M USD Add-on Acquisition
São Paulo, Brazil · www.foroni.com.br
GOBA Internacional, S.A. de C.V. 2018-06-14 31M USD Add-on Acquisition
Ciudad De Mexico, Mexico
Esselte Corp. 2016-10-24 333M USD Add-on Acquisition
Stamford, Connecticut · www.esselte.com
Pelikan Artline Pty. Ltd. 2016-03-21 103M USD Add-on Acquisition
Sydney, Australia · www.pelikanartline.com.au
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Consumer Products 2 (50%) 390M (74%) - -
Distribution 1 (25%) 103M (20%) - -
Forest Products 1 (25%) 31M (6%) - -
Total 4 $524M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Australia 1 103M - -
Brazil 1 57M - -
Mexico 1 31M - -
United States 1 333M - -
  Connecticut 1 333M - -
Domestic 1 (25%) 333M (64%) - -
Cross-border 3 (75%) 191M (36%) - -
Total 4 $524M - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Rothschild Global Advisory
1
Legal Deals
Latham & Watkins
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $436M
< $100M 2 $88M
TOTAL $524M
Largest Esselte Corp.
$333M (2016-10-24)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
1 100%

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