Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Financial Services Company

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has acquired 49 companies, including 25 in the last 5 years. A total of 23 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 11 assets.

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s largest acquisition to date was in 2018, when it acquired Refinitiv for $20.0B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2019, when it sold Refinitiv to London Stock Exchange Group for $27.0B. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has acquired in 9 different US states, and 11 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include real estate (9%) and renewable energy (9%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity43
    • M&A Buy Activity34
    • M&A Sell Activity9
  • Total Sectors Invested 21
  • Total Countries Invested 11
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 55
  • M&A Advisors 13

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

One Queen Street East, Suite 2500,
Toronto, Ontario M5C 2W5
Canada,
416-868-4075
www.cppib.com

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board manages, as of June 30 2013, over $188 billion in investment assets for the Canada Pension Plan on behalf of eighteen million Canadians.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (3.8/yr) # 15 7 5 5 2 - 34
vol $36.4B $11.1B $23.1B $9.5B $80.1B
Sell (1.2/yr) # 3 - - 4 1 1 9
vol $7.0B $34.7B $41.7B
  43

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Petco Animal Supplies, Inc. 2021-01-13 - IPO
San Diego, California · www.petco.com
Éolien Maritime France SAS 2020-05-12 - Stake Purchase
Paris, France
Neiman Marcus Group Inc. 2020-05-07 - Bankruptcy
Dallas, Texas · www.neimanmarcus.com
Galileo Global Education 2020-03-06 - Secondary Buyout
Paris, France · www.ggeedu.com
Impulsora del Desarrollo y el Empleo en América Latina, S.A.B. de C.V. 2019-11-21 - Stake Purchase
Mexico City, Mexico · www.ideal.com.mx
Pattern Energy Group LP 2019-11-04 6.1B USD Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.patternenergy.com
Interparking SA 2019-10-23 - Stake Purchase
Bruxelles, Belgium · www.interparking.be
Refinitiv 2019-08-01 27.0B USD Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.refinitiv.com
Liberty Living Plc 2019-07-03 988M CAD Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.libertyliving.co.uk
Premium Brands Holdings Corp. 2019-05-21 - Stake Purchase
Richmond, British Columbia · www.premiumbrandsholdings.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Wilton Re Holdings Ltd. 2014-03-21 Allstate Life Insurance Company of New York 2021-03-29 2
Norwalk, Connecticut · www.wiltonre.com Northbrook, Illinois
Nord Anglia Education, Inc. 2017-04-25 Oxford International Education Group - Schools Division 2021-03-16 1
Hong Kong, Hong Kong · www.nordangliaeducation.com London, United Kingdom
Calpine Corp. 2017-08-18 Calpine Corp. - Two Contracted Power Plants 2019-04-11 1
Houston, Texas · www.calpine.com Houston, Texas
Wilton Re Holdings Ltd. 2014-03-21 Continental Assurance Company 2014-08-01 1
Norwalk, Connecticut · www.wiltonre.com Chicago, Illinois

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Real Estate 3 (9%) 1.7B (2%) 1 (11%) 988M (2%)
Retail 2 (6%) 10.6B (13%) 2 (22%) -
Education 3 (9%) 4.3B (5%) - -
Renewable Energy 3 (9%) 6.8B (8%) - -
Utilities 3 (9%) 5.6B (7%) - -
Information Services 2 (6%) 22.4B (28%) 1 (11%) 27.0B (65%)
Medical Products 1 (3%) 6.3B (8%) 2 (22%) 6.7B (16%)
Communications 2 (6%) 3.4B (4%) - -
Information Technology 2 (6%) 5.3B (7%) - -
Insurance 2 (6%) 2.9B (4%) - -
Electrical Equipment 1 (3%) 5.0B (6%) 1 (11%) 5.4B (13%)
Engineering 1 (3%) 1.1B (1%) 1 (11%) 1.6B (4%)
Agriculture 1 (3%) 2.5B (3%) - -
Business Services 1 (3%) - - -
Financial Services 1 (3%) - - -
Food 1 (3%) - - -
Infrastructure 1 (3%) - - -
Leisure 1 (3%) 1.3B (2%) - -
Marine 1 (3%) - - -
Oil/Gas Exploration 1 (3%) 900M (1%) - -
Transportation 1 (3%) - - -
Consumer Services - - 1 (11%) -
Total 34 $80.1B 9 $41.7B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 17 64.6B 7 40.7B
  Texas 5 20.2B 4 8.3B
  California 4 16.0B 1 -
  Colorado 2 5.9B 1 5.4B
  New York 1 20.0B 1 27.0B
  Virginia 1 - - -
  Pennsylvania 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
  Florida 1 689M - -
  Connecticut 1 1.8B - -
United Kingdom 4 5.0B 1 988M
France 2 - - -
India 2 - - -
Spain 2 1.3B - -
Switzerland 2 4.9B - -
Belgium - - 1 -
Brazil 1 26M - -
Canada 1 - - -
  British Columbia 1 - - -
China 1 - - -
Hong Kong 1 4.3B - -
Mexico 1 - - -
Domestic 1 (3%) - - -
Cross-border 33 (97%) 80.1B (100%) 9 (100%) 41.7B (100%)
Total 34 $80.1B 9 $41.7B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Morgan Stanley
2
Barclays Investment Bank
1
Lazard Ltd.
1
Legal Deals
Torys LLP
2
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
2
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 17 $78.0B
$100M to $1B 3 $2.1B
< $100M 1 $26M
TOTAL $80.1B
Largest Refinitiv
$20.0B (2018-01-30)
sell # Total
> $1B 4 $40.7B
$100M to $1B 1 $988M
TOTAL $41.7B
Largest Refinitiv
$27.0B (2019-08-01)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
24%
8 (24%)
Strategic(s)
24%
8 (24%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
11%
1 (11%)
Strategic(s)
56%
5 (56%)

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