Constellation Brands - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Constellation Brands M&A Summary

Constellation Brands has acquired 28 companies, including 8 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 11 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 2019, when it sold Constellation Brands - Wine & Spirits Portfolio to E. & J. Gallo Winery for $1.1B. Constellation Brands has acquired in 9 different US states, and 6 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include beverages (93%) and medical products (4%).

Constellation Brands Business Overview

Where is Constellation Brands headquartered?

Constellation Brands is headquartered in Victor, New York.

What is Constellation Brands’ revenue?

Constellation Brands disclosed revenue of 8,821M USD for 2022 and 8,615M USD for 2021.

How many employees does Constellation Brands have?

Constellation Brands has 10,000 employees.

What sector is Constellation Brands in?

Constellation Brands is a beverages company.

When was Constellation Brands founded?

Constellation Brands was founded in 1945.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity39
    • M&A Buy Activity28
    • M&A Sell Activity11
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 6
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 13

Constellation Brands

Constellation Brands, Inc.

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

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 incorporated in 1945 and is based in Victor, New York.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.6/yr) # 20 4 4 - - - 28
vol $9.2B $9.2B
Sell (0.6/yr) # 8 2 1 - - - 11
vol $2.0B $255M $2.3B
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
HOP WTR, Inc. 2021-07-28 - Add-on Acquisition
Los Angeles, California · www.hopwtr.com
Dos Hombres, Inc. 2021-06-17 - Stake Purchase
Elbert, Colorado · www.doshombres.com
Sapere Aude Sparkling Wine 2021-06-10 - Stake Purchase
, United States · www.saperewines.com
La Fete du Rose 2021-05-13 - Stake Purchase
St. Tropez, France · www.lafeterose.com
Constellation Brands, Inc. - 30 Wine Brands 2021-01-05 - Divestiture
Victor, New York
Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. 2020-09-14 - Add-on Acquisition
Louisville, Kentucky · www.copperandkings.com
Cristie Kerr Wines LLC 2020-08-13 - Stake Purchase
St. Helena, California · www.kerrcellars.com
Booker Vineyard 2020-07-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Paso Robles, California · www.bookerwines.com
Constellation Brands, Inc. - Concentrate and High-Color Concentrate Business Lines 2020-07-01 - Divestiture
Victor, New York
Paul Masson Grande Amber Brandy, Inc. 2020-06-25 255M USD Divestiture
Canandaigua, New York · www.paulmasson.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Beverages 26 (93%) 8.9B (97%) 11 (100%) 2.3B (100%)
Medical Products 1 (4%) - - -
Packaging 1 (4%) 300M (3%) - -
Total 28 $9.2B 11 $2.3B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 21 7.1B 7 1.9B
  California 10 2.2B 1 -
  New York - - 4 589M
  Illinois 2 4.8B - -
  Kentucky 2 - - -
  Florida 1 - - -
  Colorado 1 - - -
  Wisconsin 1 - - -
  Washington 1 120M - -
  Utah 1 - - -
Canada 2 1.6B 1 -
  Ontario 2 1.6B 1 -
Italy 2 248M - -
New Zealand 1 - 1 130M
Australia - - 1 206M
France 1 - - -
Mexico 1 300M - -
United Kingdom - - 1 70M
Domestic 21 (75%) 7.1B (77%) 7 (64%) 1.9B (82%)
Cross-border 7 (25%) 2.1B (23%) 4 (36%) 406M (18%)
Total 28 $9.2B 11 $2.3B

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 4 $8.4B
$100M to $1B 4 $828M
TOTAL $9.2B
Largest Crown Imports LLC
$4.8B (2013-06-07)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $1.1B
$100M to $1B 5 $1.1B
< $100M 1 $70M
TOTAL $2.3B
Largest Constellation Brands, Inc. - Wine & Spirits Portfolio
$1.1B (2019-12-12)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
7%
2 (7%)
Strategic(s)
21%
6 (21%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
18%
2 (18%)
Strategic(s)
82%
9 (82%)

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