Authentic Brands Group Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Consumer ProductsCompany

Authentic Brands Group has acquired 26 companies of its own, including 12 in the last 5 years. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Authentic Brands Group’s largest acquisition to date was in 2021, when it acquired Reebok International for $2.5B. Authentic Brands Group has acquired in 10 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include apparel/textiles (55%) and media (17%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity24
    • M&A Buy Activity24
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 16
  • M&A Advisors 2

Authentic Brands Group

Authentic Brands Group LLC

1411 Broadway, 21st Floor,
New York, New York 10018
United States,
(212) 760-2419
www.authenticbrandsgroup.com

Authentic Brands Group is a brand development company which owns a major global portfolio of iconic fashion, sports and entertainment brands. ABG's mission is to acquire, manage and build long-term value of consumer brands through partnering with best-in-class licensees and retailers. Authentic Brands Group is based in New York.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (2.0/yr) # 14 4 2 1 3 - 24
vol $340M $110M $81M $2.7B $3.3B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  24

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Reebok International Ltd. 2021-08-12 2.5B USD Divestiture
Canton, Massachusetts · www.reebok.com
PVH Corp. - Heritage Brands Business 2021-06-23 220M USD Divestiture
New York, New York
Eddie Bauer LLC 2021-05-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Groveport, Ohio · www.eddiebauer.com
Forever 21, Inc. 2020-02-03 81M USD Special Situations/Distressed
Los Angeles, California · ww.forever21.com
Barneys New York, Inc. 2019-10-25 - Special Situations/Distressed
New York, New York · www.barneys.com
Meredith Corp. - Sports Illustrated 2019-05-27 110M USD Divestiture
Des Moines, Iowa
Heritage Home Group 2018-12-18 - Special Situations/Distressed
St. Louis, Missouri · www.furniturebrands.com
Camuto Group, Inc. 2018-10-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Greenwich, Connecticut · www.camutogroup.com
Nautica Apparel, Inc. 2018-03-19 - Divestiture
New York, New York · www.nautica.com
Nine West Group, Inc. 2018-01-03 340M USD Divestiture
White Plains, New York · www.ninewest.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Apparel/Textiles 13 (54%) 3.1B (97%) - -
Media 4 (17%) 110M (3%) - -
Consumer Products 3 (13%) - - -
Retail 3 (13%) - - -
Furniture 1 (4%) - - -
Total 24 $3.3B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 21 3.3B - -
  New York 8 560M - -
  California 4 81M - -
  Colorado 2 - - -
  Ohio 1 - - -
  New Jersey 1 - - -
  Missouri 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 2.5B - -
  Iowa 1 110M - -
  Georgia 1 - - -
  Connecticut 1 - - -
Canada 1 - - -
  Nova Scotia 1 - - -
Netherlands 1 - - -
Sweden 1 - - -
Domestic 21 (88%) 3.3B (100%) - -
Cross-border 3 (13%) - - -
Total 24 $3.3B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Cooley LLP
1
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $2.5B
$100M to $1B 3 $670M
< $100M 1 $81M
TOTAL $3.3B
Largest Reebok International Ltd.
$2.5B (2021-08-12)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
8%
2 (8%)
Strategic(s)
46%
11 (46%)

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