DuPont - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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DuPont M&A Summary

DuPont has acquired 19 companies, including 7 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 20 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 (22%) and food (16%).

DuPont Business Overview

Where is DuPont headquartered?

DuPont is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware.

What is DuPont’s revenue?

DuPont disclosed revenue of 13,017M USD for 2022 and 16,653M USD for 2021.

How many employees does DuPont have?

DuPont has 23,000 employees.

What sector is DuPont in?

DuPont is a chemicals company.

When was DuPont founded?

DuPont was founded in 1802.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity39
    • M&A Buy Activity19
    • M&A Sell Activity20
  • Total Sectors Invested 13
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 24
  • M&A Advisors 4

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. DuPont is based in Wilmington, Delaware.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 16 - 2 - 1 - 19
vol $24.6B $7.5B $1.8B $33.9B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 18 - - 1 1 - 20
vol $17.4B $11M $1.8B $19.3B
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Delrin 2023-08-21 1.8B USD Divestiture
Midland, Michigan · www.delrin.com
Spectrum Plastics Group 2023-05-02 1.8B USD Add-on Acquisition
Alpharetta, Georgia · www.spectrumplastics.com
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
View All >>

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 (21%) 1.2B (4%) 9 (45%) 4.9B (26%)
Food 3 (16%) 6.7B (20%) 1 (5%) -
Life Science 1 (5%) - 2 (10%) 7.8B (41%)
Agriculture 2 (11%) 9.4B (28%) - -
Defense 1 (5%) - 1 (5%) -
Oil/Gas Exploration 1 (5%) 7.3B (22%) 1 (5%) -
Plastics 1 (5%) 1.8B (5%) 1 (5%) 1.8B (9%)
Semiconductors 1 (5%) - 1 (5%) -
Education 1 (5%) - - -
Electrical Equipment 1 (5%) 2.3B (7%) - -
Electronics 1 (5%) 5.2B (15%) - -
Environmental 1 (5%) - - -
Utilities 1 (5%) - - -
Apparel/Textiles - - 1 (5%) 4.2B (22%)
Construction - - 1 (5%) -
Distribution - - 1 (5%) 543M (3%)
Packaging - - 1 (5%) -
Total 19 $33.9B 20 $19.3B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 16 25.3B 18 19.3B
  Delaware - - 9 8.4B
  Missouri 3 440M - -
  Iowa 2 9.4B - -
  Georgia 2 1.8B - -
  California 2 - - -
  Virginia 1 - 1 -
  Texas 1 7.3B 1 -
  Pennsylvania 1 1.2B 1 4.9B
  North Carolina 1 - 1 -
  Arizona 1 5.2B 1 -
  New York 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
  West Virginia - - 1 -
  Michigan - - 1 1.8B
  Kansas - - 1 4.2B
Denmark 1 6.3B 1 -
Belgium - - 1 -
China 1 2.3B - -
Germany 1 - - -
Domestic 16 (84%) 25.3B (75%) 18 (90%) 19.3B (100%)
Cross-border 3 (16%) 8.6B (25%) 2 (10%) -
Total 19 $33.9B 20 $19.3B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
J.P. Morgan Securities
2
Goldman Sachs
1
Legal Deals
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
3
Ballard Spahr LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 8 $33.5B
$100M to $1B 1 $440M
TOTAL $33.9B
Largest Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.
$7.7B (1999-03-16)
sell # Total
> $1B 4 $18.7B
$100M to $1B 1 $543M
< $100M 1 $11M
TOTAL $19.3B
Largest Dupont Pharmaceuticals Company
$7.8B (2001-10-02)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
11%
2 (11%)
Strategic(s)
21%
4 (21%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
25%
5 (25%)
Strategic(s)
65%
13 (65%)

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