Compass Minerals International Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Distribution Company

Compass Minerals International has acquired 5 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 2 assets.

Compass Minerals International’s largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired Wolf Trax for $85M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2021, when it sold Compass Minerals America do Sul S.A. to Israel Chemicals for $610M. Compass Minerals International has acquired in 1 US state, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include chemicals (80%) and agriculture (20%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity7
    • M&A Buy Activity5
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3

Compass Minerals International, Inc.

9900 West 109th Street, Suite 100,
Overland Park, Kansas 66210
United States,
(913) 344-9200
www.compassminerals.com

Compass Minerals International, Inc. is a supplier of highway deicing products, helping to keep roadways safe in the U.S., Canada and the United Kingdom. Compass Minerals also provides food salt, water care products, packaged deicing, minerals for animal nutrition, and other salt and mineral products to consumers and industry throughout North America. Compass Minerals was formed in 1993 and is based in Overland Park, Kansas.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 5 - - - - - 5
vol $131M $131M
Sell (0.4/yr) # - - - - - 2 2
vol $670M $670M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Compass Minerals' North American Micronutrient Assets 2021-04-08 60M USD Divestiture
Overland Park, Kansas
Compass Minerals America do Sul S.A. 2021-03-24 610M BRL Divestiture
Mauá, Brazil
Produquímica Indústria e Comércio S.A. 2016-08-15 - Add-on Acquisition
São Paulo, Brazil · www.produquimica.com.br
Produquímica Industria e Comercio SA 2015-12-23 - Stake Purchase
Sao Paulo, Brazil · www.produquimica.com.br
Wolf Trax, Inc. 2014-04-01 85M USD Add-on Acquisition
Winnipeg, Manitoba · www.wolftrax.com
Big Quill Resources, Inc. 2011-01-10 43M CAD Add-on Acquisition
Wynyard, Saskatchewan · www.bigquill.com
Cutler-Magner - Salt Business 2009-04-06 4M USD Divestiture
, United States
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Chemicals 4 (80%) 131M (100%) 1 (50%) 610M (91%)
Agriculture 1 (20%) - - -
Consumer Products - - 1 (50%) 60M (9%)
Total 5 $131M 2 $670M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Brazil 2 - 1 610M
Canada 2 128M - -
  Saskatchewan 1 43M - -
  Manitoba 1 85M - -
United States 1 4M 1 60M
  Kansas - - 1 60M
Domestic 1 (20%) 4M (3%) 1 (50%) 60M (9%)
Cross-border 4 (80%) 128M (97%) 1 (50%) 610M (91%)
Total 5 $131M 2 $670M

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 3 $131M
TOTAL $131M
Largest Wolf Trax, Inc.
$85M (2014-04-01)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $610M
< $100M 1 $60M
TOTAL $670M
Largest Compass Minerals America do Sul S.A.
$610M (2021-03-24)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
20%
1 (20%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
2 (100%)

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