DuPont Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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DuPont has acquired 18 companies, including 7 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 19 assets.

DuPont’s largest acquisition to date was in 1999, when it acquired Pioneer Hi-Bred International for $7.7B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2001, when it sold Dupont Pharmaceuticals Company to Bristol-Myers Squibb for $7.8B. DuPont has acquired in 11 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include chemicals (23%) and food (17%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity37
    • M&A Buy Activity18
    • M&A Sell Activity19
  • Total Sectors Invested 12
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 22
  • M&A Advisors 3

DuPont

DuPont de Nemours, Inc.

Building 730 974 Centre Road,
Wilmington, Delaware 19805
United States,
(302) 774-1000
www.dupont.com

DuPont is a global chemicals provider and is involved across a range of disciplines, including agriculture and industrial biotechnology, chemistry, biology, materials science and manufacturing. DuPont operates globally and offers a wide range of innovative products and services for markets including agriculture and food, building and construction, electronics and communications, general industrial, and transportation.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # 12 - 4 - 2 - 18
vol $24.6B $7.5B $32.1B
Sell (0.6/yr) # 16 - 2 - - 1 19
vol $17.4B $11M $17.5B
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
DuPont's Mobility & Materials (“M&M”) Business 2022-02-18 11M USD Divestiture
Wilmington, Delaware
Rogers Corp. 2021-11-02 5.2B USD Add-on Acquisition
Chandler, Arizona · www.rogerscorp.com
Laird Technologies, Inc. 2021-03-08 2.3B USD Divestiture
Shanghai Shi, China · www.laird.com
International Flavors & Fragrances, Inc. 2019-12-15 - Stake Purchase
New York, New York · www.iff.com
DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences 2019-12-15 - Divestiture
Copenhagen, Denmark · www.dupontnutritionandbiosciences.com
Desalitech, Inc. 2019-12-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Newton, Massachusetts · www.desalitech.com
Evoqua Water Technologies LLC - Memcor 2019-10-03 - Divestiture
, Georgia
BASF SE - Ultrafiltration Membrane Business 2019-09-23 - Divestiture
Ludwigshafen, Germany
DuPont Electronics & Imaging - Compound Semiconductor Solutions 2019-09-10 - Divestiture
, Delaware
FMC Corp. - Health & Nutrition Business 2017-03-31 1.2B USD Divestiture
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Corteva Agriscience    - BASF SE - Clearfield Canola Production System 2019-02-20 1
Wilmington, Delaware · www.corteva.com Ludwigshafen, Germany
Corteva Agriscience    - Corteva Agriscience - Herbicide Product Line 2019-01-03 1
Wilmington, Delaware · www.corteva.com Wilmington, Delaware
Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc. 1997-08-07 Terral Seed, Inc. 2010-12-27 1
Johnston, Iowa · www.pioneer.com Rayville, Louisiana · www.terralseed.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Chemicals 4 (22%) 1.2B (4%) 9 (47%) 4.9B (28%)
Food 3 (17%) 6.7B (21%) 1 (5%) -
Life Science 1 (6%) - 2 (11%) 7.8B (45%)
Agriculture 2 (11%) 9.4B (29%) - -
Defense 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Oil/Gas Exploration 1 (6%) 7.3B (23%) 1 (5%) -
Semiconductors 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Education 1 (6%) - - -
Electrical Equipment 1 (6%) 2.3B (7%) - -
Electronics 1 (6%) 5.2B (16%) - -
Environmental 1 (6%) - - -
Utilities 1 (6%) - - -
Apparel/Textiles - - 1 (5%) 4.2B (24%)
Construction - - 1 (5%) -
Distribution - - 1 (5%) 543M (3%)
Packaging - - 1 (5%) -
Total 18 $32.1B 19 $17.5B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 15 23.5B 17 17.5B
  Delaware - - 9 8.4B
  Missouri 3 440M - -
  Iowa 2 9.4B - -
  California 2 - - -
  Pennsylvania 1 1.2B 1 4.9B
  North Carolina 1 - 1 -
  Arizona 1 5.2B 1 -
  Virginia 1 - 1 -
  Texas 1 7.3B 1 -
  New York 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
  Georgia 1 - - -
  Kansas - - 1 4.2B
  West Virginia - - 1 -
Denmark 1 6.3B 1 -
Belgium - - 1 -
China 1 2.3B - -
Germany 1 - - -
Domestic 15 (83%) 23.5B (73%) 17 (89%) 17.5B (100%)
Cross-border 3 (17%) 8.6B (27%) 2 (11%) -
Total 18 $32.1B 19 $17.5B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
2
Legal Deals
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
1
Ballard Spahr LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 7 $31.7B
$100M to $1B 1 $440M
TOTAL $32.1B
Largest Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.
$7.7B (1999-03-16)
sell # Total
> $1B 3 $16.9B
$100M to $1B 1 $543M
< $100M 1 $11M
TOTAL $17.5B
Largest Dupont Pharmaceuticals Company
$7.8B (2001-10-02)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
6%
1 (6%)
Strategic(s)
22%
4 (22%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
21%
4 (21%)
Strategic(s)
68%
13 (68%)

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