Altria Group Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Consumer Products Company

Altria Group has acquired 6 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 3 assets.

Altria Group’s largest acquisition to date was in 1988, when it acquired Mondelez International for $13.1B. Altria Group has acquired in 5 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include consumer products (67%) and food (34%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity9
    • M&A Buy Activity6
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2
  • M&A Advisors 7

Altria Group, Inc.

6601 West Broad Street,
Richmond, Virginia 23230
United States,
(804) 274-2200
www.altria.com

Altria Group, Inc. is a global holding company focused on tobacco products. Altria Group, Inc.'s direct and indirect wholly-owned subsidiaries include Philip Morris USA Inc., which is engaged in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes and certain smokeless products in the United States; John Middleton Co., which is engaged in the manufacture and sale of machine-made large cigars and pipe tobacco, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of PM USA; and UST LLC, which through its direct and indirect wholly-owned subsidiaries, including U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company LLC and Ste. Michelle Wine Estates Ltd., is engaged in the manufacture and sale of smokeless products and wine. Philip Morris Capital Corporation, another wholly-owned subsidiary of Altria Group, Inc., maintains a portfolio of leveraged and direct finance leases. In addition, Altria Group, Inc. holds approximately 26.9% of the economic and voting interest of SABMiller plc. Altria Group was founded in 1822 and is based in Richmond, Virginia.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 4 - - 2 - - 6
vol $30.5B $1.8B $32.3B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 3 - - - - - 3
  9

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
JUUL Labs, Inc. 2018-12-20 - Stake Purchase
San Francisco, California · www.juul.com
Cronos Group, Inc. 2018-12-07 1.8B USD Add-on Acquisition
Toronto, Ontario · www.thecronosgroup.com
Green Smoke Inc. - e-vapor Business 2014-02-03 130M USD Divestiture
, United States
U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co. LLC 2008-09-08 11.7B USD Add-on Acquisition
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania · www.ussmokeless.com
Philip Morris International, Inc. 2008-03-28 - Spin Off
New York, New York · www.pmi.com
Mondelez International, Inc. 2001-06-11 - Spin Off
Chicago, New Jersey · www.mondelezinternational.com
General Foods Corporation 1995-01-05 - Merger
White Plains, New York
Mondelez International, Inc. 1988-10-31 13.1B USD Add-on Acquisition
Chicago, New Jersey · www.mondelezinternational.com
General Foods Corporation 1985-09-28 5.6B USD Add-on Acquisition
White Plains, New York
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Cronos Group, Inc. 2018-12-07 Medical Marijuana Corp. 2019-03-04 1
Toronto, Ontario · www.thecronosgroup.com Whistler, British Columbia · www.whistlermedicalmarijuana.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Consumer Products 4 (67%) 13.6B (42%) 1 (33%) -
Food 2 (33%) 18.7B (58%) 2 (67%) -
Total 6 $32.3B 3 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 5 30.5B 3 -
  New York 1 5.6B 2 -
  New Jersey 1 13.1B 1 -
  Pennsylvania 1 11.7B - -
  California 1 - - -
Canada 1 1.8B - -
  Ontario 1 1.8B - -
Domestic 5 (83%) 30.5B (94%) 3 (100%) -
Cross-border 1 (17%) 1.8B (6%) - -
Total 6 $32.3B 3 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Centerview Partners LLC
2
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
2
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
1
Legal Deals
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz LLP
2
Hunton & Williams LLP
2
Arnold & Porter LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 4 $32.2B
$100M to $1B 1 $130M
TOTAL $32.3B
Largest Mondelez International, Inc.
$13.1B (1988-10-31)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
100%
1 100%
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 100%

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