Constellation Brands, Inc.

Building 100, 207 High Point Drive,
Victor, New York 14564
United States,
(585) 678-7100

Constellation Brands is an international beverage alcohol company with many products recognized as leaders in their respective categories and geographic markets. The Company is the third-largest producer and marketer of beer for the U.S. market and the world’s leading premium wine company with a leading market position in the U.S. and Canada. Constellatino's wine portfolio is complemented by select premium spirits brands and other select beverage alcohol products. Constellatino is also the largest multi-category supplier (beer, wine and spirits) of beverage alcohol in the U.S. Contellation's customers include wholesale distributors, retailers, on-premise locations and government alcohol beverage control agencies. Constellation Brands was formed in 1945 and is headquartered in Victor, New York.

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Buy (2.4/yr) # 7 2 3 4 3 - 19
vol $7.8B $300M $1.0B $120M $9.2B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 4 - - - - - 4
vol $819M $819M

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$4.8B (2013-06-07)
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Largest Constellation Value Spirits Brands
$334M (2009-03-25)

According to our data here at Mergr, Constellation Brands has acquired 19 companies, including 12 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 4 assets.

Constellation Brands’ largest acquisition to date was in 2013, when it acquired Crown Imports for $4.8B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2009, when it sold Constellation Value Spirits Brands to Sazerac Company Inc for $334M. Constellation Brands has acquired in 7 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include beverages (90%) and medical products (6%).

When analyzing the beverages sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 90 beverages companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 3 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 2 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic beverages acquirer over the past 3 years is Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV, with 10 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the beverages sector over the past 3 years is TSG Consumer Partners with 2 platform acquisitions.

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