Cargill Acquisitions and Exits, 48 Deals Between 1990 and 2018
agriculture Company

Cargill has acquired 30 companies, including 15 in the last 5 years. A total of 5 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 20 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 SA 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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Cargill, Inc.

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

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (2.4/yr) # 16 4 3 3 2 - 28
vol $3.2B $2.0B $5.2B
Sell (2.2/yr) # 9 2 5 3 1 - 20
vol $802M $1.5B $37M $2.3B

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Largest Provimi BV
$1.7B (2011-11-22)
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Largest Cargill - US Pork Business
$1.5B (2015-07-01)

Agriculture M&A - Last 3 Years

When analyzing the agriculture sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 45 agriculture companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 4 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 1 has acquired more than 10 companies.

The most prolific strategic agriculture acquirer over the past 3 years is Nutrien, with 5 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the agriculture sector over the past 3 years is Seacoast Capital with 1 platform acquisition.

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