Saint-Gobain - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Saint-Gobain M&A Summary

Saint-Gobain has acquired 49 companies, including 16 in the last 5 years. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 22 assets.

Saint-Gobain’s largest acquisition to date was in 2021, when it acquired GCP Applied Technologies for $2.3B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2015, when it sold Verallia SA to Apollo Global Management for $3.3B. Saint-Gobain has acquired in 7 different US states, and 18 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include building materials (47%) and manufacturing (15%).

Saint-Gobain Business Overview

Where is Saint-Gobain headquartered?

Saint-Gobain is headquartered in Courbevoie, France.

What is Saint-Gobain’s revenue?

Saint-Gobain disclosed revenue of 47,994M EUR for 2023 and 51,197M EUR for 2022.

How many employees does Saint-Gobain have?

Saint-Gobain has 159,145 employees.

What sector is Saint-Gobain in?

Saint-Gobain is a building materials company.

When was Saint-Gobain founded?

Saint-Gobain was founded in 1665 .

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity71
    • M&A Buy Activity49
    • M&A Sell Activity22
  • Total Sectors Invested 13
  • Total Countries Invested 18
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 25
  • M&A Advisors 5

Saint-Gobain

Compagnie de Saint-Gobain S.A.

Tour Saint-Gobain 12 place de l’Iris,
Courbevoie, 92400
France,
+33 1 47 62 30 00
www.saint-gobain.com

Saint-Gobain is a manufacturer, designer, and distributor of functional materials for the construction, industrial and consumer markets. Saint-Gobain provides comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change. Saint-Gobain was founded in 1665 and is based in Courbevoie, France.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (3.0/yr) # 34 - 7 1 3 4 49
vol $2.4B $2.3B $928M $1.0B $1.0B $7.7B
Sell (2.4/yr) # 10 1 5 6 - - 22
vol $4.8B $4.8B
  71

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Fosroc International Ltd. 2024-06-27 1.0B USD Add-on Acquisition
Staffordshire, United Kingdom · www.fosroc.com
The Bailey Group of Companies 2024-04-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Concord, Ontario · www.bmp-group.com
International Cellulose Corp. 2024-02-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Houston, Texas · www.spray-on.com
Technical Finishes SA (Pty) Ltd. 2024-01-18 - Add-on Acquisition
Durban, South Africa · www.technicalfinishes.com
Adfil NV 2023-09-26 - Add-on Acquisition
Zele, Belgium · www.adfil.com
Building Products of Canada Corp. 2023-06-12 1.0B EUR Add-on Acquisition
LaSalle, Quebec · www.bpcan.com
Térmica San Luis 2023-01-30 - Add-on Acquisition
San Luis, Argentina · www.termicasanluis.com.ar
Saint-Gobain - Distribution Business 2022-12-12 - Divestiture
, United Kingdom
Luxium Solutions 2022-09-01 - Divestiture
Hiram, Ohio · www.luxiumsolutions.com
Protræ A / S 2022-07-04 - Divestiture
Rødding, Denmark · www.protrae.dk
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Chryso SAS 2021-05-20 Chryso - Grinding Aids & Additives Business 2022-04-29 1
Issy-les-Moulineaux, France · www.chryso.com , France
Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp.    - HyComp LLC 2018-03-01 3
Akron, Ohio · www.plastics.saint-gobain.com Middleburg Heights, Ohio · www.hycompinc.com
CertainTeed Gypsum, Inc.    - CertainTeed - Pipe & Foundations Group 2013-03-06 1
Tampa, Florida Tampa, Florida

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Building Materials 23 (47%) 3.5B (46%) 11 (50%) 79M (2%)
Distribution 5 (10%) 773M (10%) 6 (27%) -
Manufacturing 7 (14%) 71M (1%) 2 (9%) 1.4B (28%)
Chemicals 5 (10%) 3.3B (43%) - -
Construction 1 (2%) - 1 (5%) -
Business Services 1 (2%) - - -
Internet Software and Services 1 (2%) - - -
Machinery 1 (2%) - - -
Medical Products 1 (2%) - - -
Metals/Mining 1 (2%) - - -
Plastics 1 (2%) - - -
Retail 1 (2%) - - -
Safety/Security 1 (2%) - - -
Forest Products - - 1 (5%) -
Packaging - - 1 (5%) 3.3B (70%)
Total 49 $7.7B 22 $4.8B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United Kingdom 7 1.1B 5 -
United States 8 3.7B 4 710M
  Ohio 1 - 2 -
  Vermont 2 1.4B - -
  Texas 1 - - -
  Pennsylvania 1 - - -
  Minnesota 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 2.3B - -
  Florida 1 - - -
  Louisiana - - 1 710M
  Georgia - - 1 -
France 6 - 5 3.4B
Germany 5 - 2 -
Brazil 3 - - -
Canada 3 2.0B - -
  Quebec 2 2.0B - -
  Ontario 1 - - -
Norway 2 - 1 -
Argentina 2 - - -
Belgium 2 - - -
Denmark - - 2 -
Poland 1 - 1 -
Singapore 2 117M - -
Sweden 2 773M - -
- - 1 640M
Estonia - - 1 -
India 1 - - -
Italy 1 - - -
Malaysia 1 - - -
Netherlands 1 - - -
Romania 1 - - -
South Africa 1 - - -
Domestic 6 (12%) - 5 (23%) 3.4B (72%)
Cross-border 43 (88%) 7.7B (100%) 17 (77%) 1.4B (28%)
Total 49 $7.7B 22 $4.8B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Morgan Stanley
2
Lazard Ltd.
1
Legal Deals
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
2
Freshfields
1
Blake, Cassels & Graydon
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 4 $5.8B
$100M to $1B 3 $1.8B
< $100M 1 $71M
TOTAL $7.7B
Largest GCP Applied Technologies, Inc.
$2.3B (2021-12-06)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $3.3B
$100M to $1B 2 $1.4B
< $100M 1 $79M
TOTAL $4.8B
Largest Verallia SA
$3.3B (2015-06-08)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
8%
4 (8%)
Strategic(s)
6%
3 (6%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
27%
6 (27%)
Strategic(s)
73%
16 (73%)

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