Crown Holdings Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Packaging Company

Crown Holdings has acquired 8 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 4 assets.

Crown Holdings’ largest acquisition to date was in 2017, when it acquired Signode Industrial Group for $3.9B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2002, when it sold Risdon Pharma to Montagu Private Equity for $109M. Crown Holdings has acquired in 3 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include packaging (84%) and machinery (17%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity10
    • M&A Buy Activity6
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 12
  • M&A Advisors 1

Crown Holdings, Inc.

770 Township Line Road,
Yardley, Pennsylvania 19067
United States,
(215) 698-5100
www.crowncork.com

Crown Holdings, Inc. is a manufacturer of packaging products for consumer marketing companies around the world. Crown makes a wide range of metal packaging for food, beverage, household and personal care and industrial products and metal vacuum closures and caps. Crown Holdings, Inc. was formed in 1927 and is based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 5 - 1 - - - 6
vol $2.6B $3.9B $6.5B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 4 - - - - - 4
vol $216M $216M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Signode Industrial Group, Inc. 2017-12-19 3.9B USD Add-on Acquisition
Glenview, Illinois · www.signode.com
Empaques Ponderosa, S.A. de C.V. 2015-02-18 1.2B USD Divestiture
San Pedro Garza García, Mexico
Capsule International LLC 2014-02-27 - Divestiture
Trevose, Pennsylvania
Mivisa Envases SAU 2013-10-31 1.4B EUR Add-on Acquisition
Murcia, Spain · www.mivisa.com
Risdon Pharma GmbH 2002-03-28 109M EUR Divestiture
Neuenburg, Germany
Crown Cork - Fragrance Pump Business 2001-12-13 107M USD Divestiture
Thomaston, Connecticut
Continental Can Company, Inc. 1998-05-29 - Divestiture
Norwalk, Connecticut
CarnaudMetalbox Engineering Ltd. 1996-01-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Shipley, United Kingdom
Capsule International LLC 1992-01-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Trevose, Pennsylvania
Continental Can Company, Inc. 1990-07-30 65M USD Divestiture
Norwalk, Connecticut
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Packaging 5 (83%) 6.5B (100%) 4 (100%) 216M (100%)
Machinery 1 (17%) - - -
Total 6 $6.5B 4 $216M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 3 4.0B 3 107M
  Connecticut 1 65M 2 107M
  Pennsylvania 1 - 1 -
  Illinois 1 3.9B - -
Germany - - 1 109M
Mexico 1 1.2B - -
Spain 1 1.4B - -
United Kingdom 1 - - -
Domestic 3 (50%) 4.0B (61%) 3 (75%) 107M (49%)
Cross-border 3 (50%) 2.6B (39%) 1 (25%) 109M (51%)
Total 6 $6.5B 4 $216M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Citigroup Investment Banking
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 3 $6.5B
< $100M 1 $65M
TOTAL $6.5B
Largest Signode Industrial Group, Inc.
$3.9B (2017-12-19)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $216M
TOTAL $216M
Largest Risdon Pharma GmbH
$109M (2002-03-28)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
67%
4 67%
Strategic(s)
33%
2 33%
Divested to
PE Firm(s)
40%
2 40%
Strategic(s)
60%
3 60%

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