Bunzl Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Distribution Company

Bunzl has acquired 117 companies, including 45 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition 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 12 different US states, and 27 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include distribution (56%) and packaging (12%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity117
    • M&A Buy Activity117
  • Total Sectors Invested 17
  • Total Countries Invested 27
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 10
  • M&A Advisors 1

Bunzl plc

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

Bunzl plc 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 ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (6.8/yr) # 83 11 12 5 - 6 117
vol $32M $32M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  117

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
MCR Safety 2020-08-24 - Add-on Acquisition
Collierville, Tennessee · www.mcrsafety.com
Abco Kovex 2020-08-24 - Add-on Acquisition
Swords, Ireland · www.abcokovex.com
Bodyguard Safety Wear Ltd. 2020-03-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Birmingham, United Kingdom · www.bodyguardworkwear.co.uk
ICM A/S 2020-02-24 - Add-on Acquisition
Odense C ​, Denmark · www.icmsafety.com
Medcorp 2020-01-31 - Add-on Acquisition
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Joshen Paper & Packaging Co., Inc. 2020-01-09 - Divestiture
Cuyahoga Heights, Ohio · www.joshen.com
CM Supply ApS 2018-12-13 - Add-on Acquisition
Vallensbæk, Denmark · www.cmsupply.dk
Volk do Brasil 2018-10-23 - Add-on Acquisition
Araucária, Brazil · www.volkdobrasil.com.br
Enor AS 2018-08-28 - Add-on Acquisition
Bergen, Norway · www.enor.no
Monte Package Co. 2018-03-31 - Add-on Acquisition
Riverside, Michigan · www.montepkg.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Distribution 65 (56%) - - -
Packaging 14 (12%) - - -
Apparel/Textiles 8 (7%) - - -
Retail 6 (5%) - - -
Business Services 4 (3%) - - -
Safety/Security 4 (3%) - - -
E-Commerce 3 (3%) - - -
Consumer Products 2 (2%) 32M (100%) - -
Medical Products 2 (2%) - - -
Transportation 2 (2%) - - -
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 117 $32M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 25 - - -
  California 7 - - -
  Illinois 5 - - -
  Washington 3 - - -
  Tennessee 2 - - -
  Arizona 1 - - -
  Ohio 1 - - -
  New York 1 - - -
  New Mexico 1 - - -
  Minnesota 1 - - -
  Michigan 1 - - -
  Colorado 1 - - -
United Kingdom 15 - - -
Canada 11 - - -
  British Columbia 4 - - -
  Ontario 3 - - -
  Quebec 2 - - -
  Alberta 2 - - -
Brazil 10 - - -
Netherlands 7 32M - -
Spain 6 - - -
Germany 5 - - -
Australia 4 - - -
France 4 - - -
Belgium 3 - - -
Denmark 3 - - -
Israel 3 - - -
Chile 2 - - -
Czech Republic 2 - - -
Ireland 2 - - -
Mexico 2 - - -
Switzerland 2 - - -
Turkey 2 - - -
1 - - -
Austria 1 - - -
China 1 - - -
Colombia 1 - - -
Hungary 1 - - -
Italy 1 - - -
New Zealand 1 - - -
Norway 1 - - -
Singapore 1 - - -
Domestic 15 (13%) - - -
Cross-border 102 (87%) 32M (100%) - -
Total 117 $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
PE Firm(s)
8%
1 8%
Strategic(s)
92%
12 92%

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