Cargill Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Agriculture Company

Cargill has acquired 30 companies, including 14 in the last 5 years. A total of 5 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 21 assets.

Cargill’s largest acquisition to date was in 2011, when it acquired Provimi BV for $1.7B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2015, when it sold Cargill - US Pork Business to JBS S.A. for $1.5B. Cargill has acquired in 8 different US states, and 11 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include food (42%) and agriculture (18%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity49
    • M&A Buy Activity28
    • M&A Sell Activity21
  • Total Sectors Invested 8
  • Total Countries Invested 11
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 30
  • M&A Advisors 5

Cargill, Inc.

15407 McGinty Rd W,
Wayzata, Minnesota 55391
United States,
(952) 742-7575
www.cargill.com


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (1.6/yr) # 20 3 3 2 - - 28
vol $5.2B $5.2B
Sell (2.0/yr) # 11 5 3 1 1 - 21
vol $2.3B $37M $2.3B
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Cargill, Inc. - Malt Business 2019-11-04 - Divestiture
Wayzata, Minnesota
Cargill - Malt Business 2018-12-20 - Divestiture
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Campollo S.A 2018-11-30 - Add-on Acquisition
Bucaramanga, Colombia · www.campollo.com
Pro-Pet LLC 2018-01-02 - Add-on Acquisition
St. Marys, Ohio · www.propet.com
Integral Animal Nutrition 2017-10-27 - Add-on Acquisition
, Brazil
Pollos El Bucanero S.A. 2017-06-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Santiago, Chile · www.pollosbucanero.com
BioBased Technologies LLC - Polyols Product Lines 2017-05-16 - Divestiture
Rogers, Arkansas
Cargill, Inc. - Cattle Feed Yards 2017-04-26 37M USD Divestiture
Wayzata, Minnesota
Allied Mills Pty Ltd. 2017-01-31 - Divestiture
Rhodes, Australia · www.alliedmills.com.au
GRANOVIT AG 2017-01-02 - Divestiture
Rinaustrasse, Switzerland · www.kliba-nafag.ch
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Food 12 (41%) 1.3B (26%) 7 (33%) 2.2B (94%)
Agriculture 5 (17%) 2.1B (41%) 3 (14%) 37M (2%)
Chemicals 3 (10%) - 4 (19%) 96M (4%)
Consumer Products 3 (10%) 1.7B (33%) 2 (10%) -
Distribution 2 (7%) - 1 (5%) -
Software 2 (7%) - - -
Beverages 1 (3%) - 1 (5%) -
Manufacturing 1 (3%) 33M (1%) - -
Business Services - - 1 (5%) -
Machinery - - 1 (5%) -
Retail - - 1 (5%) -
Total 29 $5.2B 21 $2.3B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 13 1.1B 14 1.6B
  Minnesota 1 - 5 37M
  Illinois 2 - 2 -
  Ohio 2 - 1 -
  Texas 2 33M - -
  Missouri 1 580M - -
  Colorado 1 - - -
  Arkansas 1 - - -
  New York - - 1 -
Brazil 4 293M 1 706M
Australia 2 - 1 -
Netherlands 2 1.7B 1 -
Germany 2 609M - -
Spain - - 2 -
Belgium 1 - - -
Canada - - 1 -
  Ontario - - 1 -
Chile 1 - - -
Colombia 1 - - -
Norway 1 1.5B - -
Switzerland - - 1 -
Ukraine 1 - - -
United Kingdom 1 - - -
Domestic 13 (45%) 1.1B (20%) 14 (67%) 1.6B (69%)
Cross-border 16 (55%) 4.1B (80%) 7 (33%) 706M (31%)
Total 29 $5.2B 21 $2.3B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Credit Suisse Investment Banking
2
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
2
Barclays Investment Bank
1
Legal Deals
Mayer Brown
2
Baker & McKenzie LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $3.2B
$100M to $1B 4 $1.9B
< $100M 1 $33M
TOTAL $5.2B
Largest Provimi BV
$1.7B (2011-11-22)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $1.5B
$100M to $1B 1 $706M
< $100M 2 $132M
TOTAL $2.3B
Largest Cargill - US Pork Business
$1.5B (2015-07-01)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
31%
5 31%
Strategic(s)
69%
11 69%
Divested to
PE Firm(s)
11%
2 11%
Strategic(s)
89%
17 89%

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