Esselte Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Consumer Products Company

Esselte has acquired 3 companies of its own. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2005, when it sold DYMO to Newell Brands for $730M. Esselte has acquired in 1 US state, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include consumer products (67%) and manufacturing (34%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity5
    • M&A Buy Activity3
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4

Esselte Corp.

5 High Ridge Park, Suite 205,
Stamford, Connecticut 06905-1326
United States,
www.esselte.com

Esselte Corp. is a manufacturer and marketer of office and consumer products. It takes products to market under the Leitz, Rapid and Esselte brands in the storage and organization, stapling and punch, business machines and do-it-yourself tools product categories.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 3 - - - - - 3
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $827M $827M
  5

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Esselte North America 2014-01-06 97M USD Divestiture
, United States
Ampad 2010-06-08 - Add-on Acquisition
Richardson, Texas
American Pad & Paper LLC 2010-06-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Richardson, Texas
Isaberg Rapid AB 2010-03-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Hestra, Sweden · www.rapid.com
DYMO Corp. 2005-11-23 730M USD Divestiture
Stamford, Connecticut · www.dymo.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Consumer Products 2 (67%) - - -
Manufacturing 1 (33%) - 1 (50%) 97M (12%)
Technology Hardware - - 1 (50%) 730M (88%)
Total 3 - 2 $827M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 2 - 2 827M
  Texas 2 - - -
  Connecticut - - 1 730M
Sweden 1 - - -
Domestic 2 (67%) - 2 (100%) 827M (100%)
Cross-border 1 (33%) - - -
Total 3 - 2 $827M

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $730M
< $100M 1 $97M
TOTAL $827M
Largest DYMO Corp.
$730M (2005-11-23)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
2 100%
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
2 100%

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