Clayton Dubilier & Rice Acquires Remington Arms Company

ID
9143

DATE

1993-10-21

target

Remington Arms Company LLC

Madison, North Carolina
United States
www.remington.com
Remington, headquartered in Madison, N.C., designs, produces and sells sporting goods products for the hunting and shooting sports markets, as well as military, government and law enforcement markets. Founded in 1816 in upstate New York, the Company is one of the nation?s oldest continuously operating manufacturers. The Company had revenues in 2005 of approximately $410 million and distributes its products throughout the U.S. and in over 55 foreign countries.
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Acquirer 1

Acquirer DESCRIPTION

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice LLC (CD&R)

PE FIRM
New York, New York
United States
www.cdr-inc.com

17.0B USD

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Clayton, Dubilier & Rice LLC (CD&R)

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice LLC (CD&R) is a large private equity firm that targets non-core divisions of large corporations, as well as businesses facing significant strategic challenges. CD&R looks for opportunities in North America and Europe, and will consider businesses in a wide range of sectors. The Firm generally targets large transactions, valued between $1 and $15 billion. CD&R was formed in 1978 and has offices in New York City and London.


DEAL STATS #
Acquisition 3 of 54
Sector (Consumer Products) 1 of 4
Type (Divestiture) 3 of 18
State (North Carolina) 1 of 3
Country (United States) 3 of 40
Year (1993) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
1992-10-15 Van Kampen Investments, Inc. Buy 360M USD
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
1994-02-01 WESCO International Inc. Buy 330M USD

Seller 1

SELLER DESCRIPTION

E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. (DuPont)

COMPANY
Wilmington, Delaware
United States
www.dupont.com

Chemicals

52,000

25.1B USD (2015)

E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. (DuPont)
Entrance to DuPont's corporate headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware.

DuPont is a global chemicals provider and is involved across a range of disciplines, including agriculture and industrial biotechnology, chemistry, biology, materials science and manufacturing. DuPont operates globally and offers a wide range of innovative products and services for markets including agriculture and food, building and construction, electronics and communications, general industrial, and transportation. DuPont was formed in 1802 and is based in Wilmington, Delaware.


DEAL STATS #
Exit 1 of 16
Type (Divestiture) 1 of 13
Year (1993) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
1981-07-07 Conoco, Inc. Buy 7.3B USD
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
1997-08-07 Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc. Buy 1.7B USD