Bunzl - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Bunzl M&A Summary

Bunzl has acquired 128 companies, including 18 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 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 (58%) and packaging (11%).

Bunzl Business Overview

Where is Bunzl headquartered?

Bunzl is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

What is Bunzl’s revenue?

Bunzl disclosed revenue of 10,285M GBP for 2021 and 10,111M GBP for 2020.

How many employees does Bunzl have?

Bunzl has 21,021 employees.

What sector is Bunzl in?

Bunzl is a distribution company.

When was Bunzl founded?

Bunzl was founded in 1854.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity128
    • M&A Buy Activity128
  • Total Sectors Invested 18
  • Total Countries Invested 27
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 13
  • 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 incorporated in 1854 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (3.6/yr) # 110 7 10 - 1 - 128
vol $32M $32M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  128

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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Distribution 73 (57%) - - -
Packaging 14 (11%) - - -
Apparel/Textiles 9 (7%) - - -
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%) - -
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%) - - -
Transportation 1 (1%) - - -
Total 128 $32M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 25 - - -
  California 7 - - -
  Illinois 4 - - -
  Washington 3 - - -
  Tennessee 2 - - -
  Ohio 1 - - -
  New York 1 - - -
  New Mexico 1 - - -
  Minnesota 1 - - -
  Michigan 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
  Colorado 1 - - -
  Arizona 1 - - -
United Kingdom 18 - - -
Canada 12 - - -
  British Columbia 4 - - -
  Ontario 3 - - -
  Quebec 2 - - -
  Alberta 2 - - -
  Saskatchewan 1 - - -
Brazil 11 - - -
Netherlands 9 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 18 (14%) - - -
Cross-border 110 (86%) 32M (100%) - -
Total 128 $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%
3 (2%)
Strategic(s)
10%
13 (10%)

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