COFCO Corp.

19F,COFCO Fortune Plaza, No.8, Chao Yang Men South St., Chao Yang District,
Beijing, 100020
China,
+86-10-85006637
www.cofco.com

Founded in 1949, COFCO has developed from a grains and oilseeds trading company into China’s leading service provider of agricultural products and diversified food services. COFCO is committed to creating an agricultural and food company with an integrated value chain that connects farms to households and creates a full-service urban system, and to utilizing sustainable natural resources to provide nutritious, premium-quality products.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 1 - 1 1 - - 3
vol $1.5B $1.5B
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - - - - 1 1
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Largest Noble Agri Ltd.
$1.5B (2014-04-02)
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According to our data here at Mergr, COFCO has acquired 3 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 1 asset.

COFCO’s largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired Noble Agri for $1.5B. The Company’s most targeted sectors include agriculture (67%) and food (34%).

When analyzing the agriculture sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 33 agriculture companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 3 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 Paine Schwartz Partners with 2 platform acquisitions.

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