Cargill, Inc.

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

M&A Summary

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Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (2.4/yr) # 14 2 3 3 3 1 26
vol $3.2B $2.0B $5.2B
Sell (2.0/yr) # 7 1 2 5 2 - 17
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)

According to our data here at Mergr, Cargill has acquired 28 companies, including 15 in the last 5 years. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 17 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 7 different US states, and 10 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include food (41%) and agriculture (19%).

When analyzing the agriculture sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 37 agriculture companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 5 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 Beijing Shihui Agricultural Development Co, with 4 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the agriculture sector over the past 3 years is Arable Capital Partners LLC with 1 platform acquisition.

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