Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Financial ServicesCompany

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has acquired 56 companies, including 31 in the last 5 years. A total of 27 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 14 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 12 different US states, and 11 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include utilities (10%) and real estate (8%).

Join Mergr and gain access to Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s M&A summary, the M&A summaries of companies just like it, as well as recent M&A activity in the financial services sector.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity50
    • M&A Buy Activity40
    • M&A Sell Activity10
  • Total Sectors Invested 23
  • Total Countries Invested 11
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 67
  • 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 (5.0/yr) # 15 7 5 5 3 5 40
vol $36.4B $11.1B $23.1B $9.5B $14.0B $94.1B
Sell (1.4/yr) # 3 - - 4 1 2 10
vol $7.0B $34.7B $7.3B $49.0B
  50

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Berlin Packaging LLC 2021-11-18 - Recapitalization
Chicago, Illinois · www.berlinpackaging.com
McAfee Corp. 2021-11-08 14.0B USD Going Private
Santa Clara, California · www.mcafee.com
Inmarsat Group Ltd. 2021-11-08 7.3B USD Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.inmarsat.com
Ports America, Inc. 2021-09-29 - Add-on Acquisition
Jersey City, New Jersey · www.portsamerica.com
CeramTec Group 2021-08-17 - Secondary Buyout
Plochingen, Germany · www.ceramtec-group.com
VoltaGrid 2021-02-02 - Growth Capital
, United States · www.voltagrid.com
Petco Health and Wellness Company, Inc. 2021-01-13 - IPO
San Diego, California · www.petco.com
Viking River Cruises, Inc. 2020-11-09 - Growth Capital
Woodland Hills, California · www.vikingcruises.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
View All >>

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, China · 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
Hotelbeds Group S.L.U. 2016-04-28 GTA Travel 2017-04-21 1
Palma de Mallorca, Spain · www.hotelbeds.com Los Angeles, California · www.gta-travel.com
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
Utilities 4 (10%) 5.6B (6%) - -
Real Estate 3 (8%) 1.7B (2%) 1 (10%) 988M (2%)
Retail 2 (5%) 10.6B (11%) 2 (20%) -
Education 3 (8%) 4.3B (5%) - -
Information Technology 3 (8%) 19.3B (21%) - -
Renewable Energy 3 (8%) 6.8B (7%) - -
Communications 2 (5%) 3.4B (4%) 1 (10%) 7.3B (15%)
Information Services 2 (5%) 22.4B (24%) 1 (10%) 27.0B (55%)
Manufacturing 2 (5%) 5.0B (5%) 1 (10%) 5.4B (11%)
Medical Products 1 (3%) 6.3B (7%) 2 (20%) 6.7B (14%)
Insurance 2 (5%) 2.9B (3%) - -
Marine 2 (5%) - - -
Engineering 1 (3%) 1.1B (1%) 1 (10%) 1.6B (3%)
Agriculture 1 (3%) 2.5B (3%) - -
Apparel/Textiles 1 (3%) - - -
Business Services 1 (3%) - - -
Financial Services 1 (3%) - - -
Food 1 (3%) - - -
Infrastructure 1 (3%) - - -
Leisure 1 (3%) 1.3B (1%) - -
Oil/Gas Exploration 1 (3%) 900M (1%) - -
Packaging 1 (3%) - - -
Transportation 1 (3%) - - -
Consumer Services - - 1 (10%) -
Total 40 $94.1B 10 $49.0B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 22 78.6B 7 40.7B
  Texas 5 20.2B 4 8.3B
  California 6 30.0B 1 -
  Colorado 2 5.9B 1 5.4B
  New York 1 20.0B 1 27.0B
  Virginia 1 - - -
  Pennsylvania 1 - - -
  New Jersey 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
  Florida 1 689M - -
  Connecticut 1 1.8B - -
United Kingdom 4 5.0B 2 8.3B
China 2 4.3B - -
France 2 - - -
India 2 - - -
Spain 2 1.3B - -
Switzerland 2 4.9B - -
Belgium - - 1 -
Brazil 1 26M - -
Canada 1 - - -
  British Columbia 1 - - -
Germany 1 - - -
Mexico 1 - - -
Domestic 1 (3%) - - -
Cross-border 39 (98%) 94.1B (100%) 10 (100%) 49.0B (100%)
Total 40 $94.1B 10 $49.0B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Morgan Stanley
2
HSBC Global Banking and Markets
1
Moelis & Co.
1
Legal Deals
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
3
Torys LLP
2
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 18 $92.0B
$100M to $1B 3 $2.1B
< $100M 1 $26M
TOTAL $94.1B
Largest Refinitiv
$20.0B (2018-01-30)
sell # Total
> $1B 5 $48.0B
$100M to $1B 1 $988M
TOTAL $49.0B
Largest Refinitiv
$27.0B (2019-08-01)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
28%
11 (28%)
Strategic(s)
20%
8 (20%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
10%
1 (10%)
Strategic(s)
60%
6 (60%)

 Subscribe to unlock this and 171,700
investor and company profiles

Sign-up today to get full access

  • check  Unlimited Searches
  • check  Unlimited Profile Views
  • check  Build and Export Lists of
    • PE Backed Companies
    • Direct Investors & Acquirers
    • Advisors
    • Deals
    • & More

What's Mergr?

We built Mergr to save people the arduous and time-consuming process of tracking when companies are bought, sold, and who currently owns them.

Every day, new opportunities emerge around M&A and we help professionals of all types comb through transactions, investors, and corporate acquirers via an easy-to-use web database that is accessible to anyone.

Try us for 1 week free today!

Mergr, the Easiest-to-Use PE and M&A DB


Key Benefits

  • Stay informed on events in your industry
  • M&A research that takes seconds (not all afternoon)
  • Better understand your customers and prospects
  • Discover active buyers (or sellers)
Search
  • 4.2K Private Equity Firms
  • 161K M&A Transactions
  • 167K Companies Involved in M&A
    (Buyer, Seller, or Target)
  • 3.4K M&A Advisors
    (Investment Banks and Law Firms)
  • 59K M&A Contacts
    (PE and M&A Advisors)

Ready to try?

Join FREE for 1 Week

No obligation. Cancel anytime.