Berry - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Berry M&A Summary

Berry has acquired 14 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Berry’s largest acquisition to date was in 2019, when it acquired RPC Group for $6.5B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2019, when it sold Seal For Life Industries to Arsenal Capital Partners for $328M. Berry has acquired in 7 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include plastics (58%) and packaging (29%).

Berry Business Overview

Where is Berry headquartered?

Berry is headquartered in Evansville, Indiana.

What is Berry’s revenue?

Berry disclosed revenue of 12,664M USD for 2023 and 14,495M USD for 2022.

How many employees does Berry have?

Berry has 44,000 employees.

What sector is Berry in?

Berry is a plastics company.

When was Berry founded?

Berry was founded in 1967.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity16
    • M&A Buy Activity14
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7
  • M&A Advisors 6

Berry

Berry Global, Inc.

101 Oakley Street,
Evansville, Indiana 47710
United States,
(812) 424-2904
www.berryglobal.com

Berry is a manufacturer and marketer of plastic packaging products for personal care, household, industrial, and transportation markets. Berry was incorporated in 1967 and is based in Evansville, Indiana.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 14 - - - - - 14
vol $10.3B $10.3B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 1 - 1 - - - 2
vol $328M $328M
  16

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Promens Zlin 2021-04-14 - Divestiture
Zlín, Czech Republic · www.promenszlin.com
Seal For Life Industries LLC 2019-07-30 328M USD Divestiture
Stadskanaal, Netherlands · www.sealforlife.com
RPC Group Ltd. 2019-06-01 6.5B USD Add-on Acquisition
Rushden, United Kingdom · www.rpc-group.com
Laddawn, Inc. 2018-08-27 - Add-on Acquisition
Devens, Massachusetts · www.laddawn.com
Clopay Plastic Products Co. 2017-11-16 475M USD Divestiture
Mason, Ohio · www.clopayplastics.com
AEP Industries, Inc. 2016-08-25 765M USD Add-on Acquisition
Montvale, New Jersey · www.aepinc.com
AVINTIV, Inc. 2015-07-31 2.5B USD Secondary Buyout
Charlotte, North Carolina · www.avintiv.com
Rexam’s Healthcare Containers and Closures 2014-03-24 135M USD Divestiture
, United Kingdom
Qingdao P&B Co., Ltd. 2014-01-31 - Add-on Acquisition
Qingdao, China
Frans Nooren Beheer B.V. 2012-06-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Stadskanaal, Netherlands
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Plastics 8 (57%) 7.7B (75%) 1 (50%) 328M (100%)
Packaging 4 (29%) 135M (1%) - -
Chemicals 1 (7%) 2.5B (24%) - -
Oil/Gas Exploration 1 (7%) - - -
Automotive - - 1 (50%) -
Total 14 $10.3B 2 $328M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 10 3.7B - -
  Ohio 2 475M - -
  New Jersey 2 765M - -
  Massachusetts 2 - - -
  Texas 1 - - -
  Pennsylvania 1 - - -
  North Carolina 1 2.5B - -
  Indiana 1 - - -
Netherlands 1 - 1 328M
United Kingdom 2 6.6B - -
China 1 - - -
Czech Republic - - 1 -
Domestic 10 (71%) 3.7B (36%) - -
Cross-border 4 (29%) 6.6B (64%) 2 (100%) 328M (100%)
Total 14 $10.3B 2 $328M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
J.P. Morgan Securities
2
Goldman Sachs
1
Credit Suisse Investment Banking
1
Legal Deals
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
3
Freshfields
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $9.0B
$100M to $1B 3 $1.4B
TOTAL $10.3B
Largest RPC Group Ltd.
$6.5B (2019-06-01)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $328M
TOTAL $328M
Largest Seal For Life Industries LLC
$328M (2019-07-30)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
21%
3 (21%)
Strategic(s)
14%
2 (14%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
100%
2 (100%)

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