Diageo plc

Lakeside Drive Park Royal,
London, NW10 7HQ
United Kingdom,
+44 20 8978 6000
www.diageo.com

Diageo is a global producer of beverages. The Company offers a collection of beverage alcohol brands across spirits, beer and wine.

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 8 - 1 2 - 1 12
vol $2.7B $700M $3.4B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 2 - 1 - - - 3
vol $12.8B $600M $13.4B
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Largest Mey Icki Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S.
$2.1B (2011-08-24)
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Largest The Pillsbury Company LLC
$10.5B (2000-07-17)

According to our data here at Mergr, Diageo has acquired 13 companies, including 4 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 assets.

Diageo’s largest acquisition to date was in 2011, when it acquired Mey Icki Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. for $2.1B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2000, when it sold The Pillsbury Company to General Mills for $10.5B. Diageo has acquired in 2 different US states, and 9 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include beverages (100%).

When analyzing the beverages sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 91 beverages companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 4 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 LLC with 2 platform acquisitions.

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