Bunzl Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Distribution Company

Bunzl has acquired 126 companies, including 43 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Bunzl’s largest acquisition to date was in 2004, when it acquired Skiffy Group for $32M. Bunzl has acquired in 13 different US states, and 27 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include distribution (57%) and packaging (12%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity126
    • M&A Buy Activity126
  • Total Sectors Invested 18
  • Total Countries Invested 27
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 12
  • M&A Advisors 1

Bunzl

Bunzl plc

York House, 45 Seymour Street,
London, W1H 7JT
United Kingdom,
+44 20 7725 5000
www.bunzl.com

Bunzl is a distribution and outsourcing group with operations across the Americas, Europe and Australasia. It support businesses all over the world with a variety of products that are essential for our customers in the successful operation of their businesses. Bunzl was founded in 1854 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (6.4/yr) # 94 12 5 - 7 8 126
vol $32M $32M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  126

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Mccue Corp. 2021-09-14 - Add-on Acquisition
Peabody, Massachusetts · www.mccue.com
Multipoint Technologies Pty Ltd. 2021-09-14 - Add-on Acquisition
Preston, Australia · www.medshop.com.au
Proin Pinilla SL 2021-07-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Zaragoza, Spain · www.equiposproteccion.com
ARPROSA Artículos de Protección SA 2021-07-01 - Add-on Acquisition
A Coruña, Spain · www.arprosa.es
Obex Medical Holdings 2021-05-18 - Add-on Acquisition
Auckland, New Zealand · www.obex.co.nz
Vespinae International B.V. 2021-03-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Assen, Netherlands · www.disposablediscounter.com
Deliver Net Ltd. 2021-03-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Skipton, United Kingdom · www.delivernet.co.uk
Pinnacle Builders Ltd. 2021-03-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Martensville, Saskatchewan · www.pinnaclebuilders.ca
SP Equipamentos 2020-11-09 - Add-on Acquisition
São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil · www.spequipamentos.com.br
MCR Safety 2020-08-24 - Add-on Acquisition
Collierville, Tennessee · www.mcrsafety.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Distribution 71 (56%) - - -
Packaging 14 (11%) - - -
Apparel/Textiles 8 (6%) - - -
Retail 6 (5%) - - -
Business Services 4 (3%) - - -
E-Commerce 4 (3%) - - -
Safety/Security 4 (3%) - - -
Medical Products 3 (2%) - - -
Consumer Products 2 (2%) 32M (100%) - -
Transportation 2 (2%) - - -
Building Materials 1 (1%) - - -
Construction 1 (1%) - - -
Consumer Services 1 (1%) - - -
Environmental 1 (1%) - - -
Food 1 (1%) - - -
Internet Software and Services 1 (1%) - - -
Marketing 1 (1%) - - -
Plastics 1 (1%) - - -
Total 126 $32M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 26 - - -
  California 7 - - -
  Illinois 5 - - -
  Washington 3 - - -
  Tennessee 2 - - -
  New York 1 - - -
  New Mexico 1 - - -
  Minnesota 1 - - -
  Michigan 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
  Colorado 1 - - -
  Arizona 1 - - -
  Ohio 1 - - -
United Kingdom 16 - - -
Canada 12 - - -
  British Columbia 4 - - -
  Ontario 3 - - -
  Alberta 2 - - -
  Quebec 2 - - -
  Saskatchewan 1 - - -
Brazil 11 - - -
Netherlands 8 32M - -
Spain 8 - - -
Australia 5 - - -
Germany 5 - - -
France 4 - - -
Belgium 3 - - -
Denmark 3 - - -
Israel 3 - - -
Chile 2 - - -
Czech Republic 2 - - -
Ireland 2 - - -
Mexico 2 - - -
New Zealand 2 - - -
Switzerland 2 - - -
Turkey 2 - - -
1 - - -
Austria 1 - - -
China 1 - - -
Colombia 1 - - -
Hungary 1 - - -
Italy 1 - - -
Norway 1 - - -
Singapore 1 - - -
Domestic 16 (13%) - - -
Cross-border 110 (87%) 32M (100%) - -
Total 126 $32M - -

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Bär & Karrer AG
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $32M
TOTAL $32M
Largest Skiffy Group
$32M (2004-03-29)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
2%
2 (2%)
Strategic(s)
10%
13 (10%)

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