Authentic Brands Group - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Authentic Brands Group M&A Summary

Authentic Brands Group has acquired 33 companies, including 13 in the last 5 years. A total of 7 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 11 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include apparel/textiles (63%) and media (14%).

Authentic Brands Group Business Overview

Where is Authentic Brands Group headquartered?

Authentic Brands Group is headquartered in New York, New York.

What sector is Authentic Brands Group in?

Authentic Brands Group is a consumer products company.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity29
    • M&A Buy Activity29
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 20
  • 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 City.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.8/yr) # 20 2 3 1 2 1 29
vol $450M $221M $2.7B $325M $3.7B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  29

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Sperry 2024-01-11 - Divestiture
Rockford, Michigan · www.sperry.com
Rockport Co. LLC 2023-07-26 - Special Situations/Distressed
Canton, Massachusetts · www.rockport.com
Hunter Boot Ltd. 2023-06-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Edinburgh, United Kingdom · www.hunterboots.com
Ted Baker PLC 2022-10-26 325M GBP Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.tedbakerplc.com
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
LBD Acquisition Company, LLC 2020-08-14 140M USD Special Situations/Distressed
Los Angeles, California · www.luckybrand.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
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Apparel/Textiles 18 (62%) 3.6B (97%) - -
Media 4 (14%) 110M (3%) - -
Consumer Products 3 (10%) - - -
Retail 3 (10%) - - -
Furniture 1 (3%) - - -
Total 29 $3.7B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 24 3.4B - -
  New York 8 560M - -
  California 5 221M - -
  Massachusetts 2 2.5B - -
  Colorado 2 - - -
  Ohio 1 - - -
  New Jersey 1 - - -
  Missouri 1 - - -
  Michigan 1 - - -
  Iowa 1 110M - -
  Georgia 1 - - -
  Connecticut 1 - - -
United Kingdom 2 325M - -
Canada 1 - - -
  Nova Scotia 1 - - -
Netherlands 1 - - -
Sweden 1 - - -
Domestic 24 (83%) 3.4B (91%) - -
Cross-border 5 (17%) 325M (9%) - -
Total 29 $3.7B - -

Top M&A Advisors

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

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $2.5B
$100M to $1B 5 $1.1B
< $100M 1 $81M
TOTAL $3.7B
Largest Reebok International Ltd.
$2.5B (2021-08-12)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
10%
3 (10%)
Strategic(s)
41%
12 (41%)

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