Flowers Foods - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Flowers Foods M&A Summary

Flowers Foods has acquired 14 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms.

Flowers Foods’ largest acquisition to date was in 2012, when it acquired Lepage Bakeries for $370M. Flowers Foods has acquired in 12 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include food (100%).

Flowers Foods Business Overview

Where is Flowers Foods headquartered?

Flowers Foods is headquartered in Thomasville, Georgia.

What is Flowers Foods’ revenue?

Flowers Foods disclosed revenue of 5,091M USD for 2023 and 4,806M USD for 2022.

How many employees does Flowers Foods have?

Flowers Foods has 9,200 employees.

What sector is Flowers Foods in?

Flowers Foods is a food company.

When was Flowers Foods founded?

Flowers Foods was founded in 1919.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity14
    • M&A Buy Activity14
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2
  • M&A Advisors 2

Flowers Foods

Flowers Foods, Inc.

1919 Flowers Circle,
Thomasville, Georgia 31757
United States,
(229) 226-9110
www.flowersfoods.com

Flowers Foods is a producer of fresh packaged bakery foods. Flowers operates bakeries across the country that produce a wide range of bakery products. Flowers Foods was founded in 1919 and is based in Thomasville, Georgia.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 11 - 1 2 - - 14
vol $1.2B $1.2B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  14

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Papa Pita Bakery 2022-12-13 - Add-on Acquisition
West Jordan, Utah · www.papapita.com
Base Culture LLC 2022-07-12 - Growth Capital
Clearwater, Florida · www.baseculture.com
Koffee Kup Bakery, Inc. 2021-06-07 - Special Situations/Distressed
Colchester, Vermont · www.koffeekupbakery.com
Canyon Bakehouse LLC 2018-11-07 205M USD Add-on Acquisition
Woodland Park, Colorado · www.canyonglutenfree.com
Alpine Valley Bread Co. 2015-10-13 120M USD Add-on Acquisition
Mesa, Arizona · www.alpinevalleybread.com
Dave's Killer Bread Co. 2015-09-14 275M USD Add-on Acquisition
Milwaukie, Oregon · www.daveskillerbread.com
Lepage Bakeries, Inc. 2012-07-23 370M USD Add-on Acquisition
Auburn, Maine · www.lepagebakeries.com
Tasty Baking Co. 2011-05-25 175M USD Add-on Acquisition
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania · www.tastykake.com
Leo's Foods, Inc. 2009-10-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Fort Worth, Texas
Holsum Bakery, Inc. 2008-08-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Phoenix, Arizona · www.holsumaz.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Food 14 (100%) 1.2B (100%) - -
Total 14 $1.2B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 14 1.2B - -
  Florida 2 - - -
  Arizona 2 120M - -
  Vermont 1 - - -
  Utah 1 - - -
  Texas 1 - - -
  Tennessee 1 - - -
  Pennsylvania 1 175M - -
  Oregon 1 275M - -
  North Carolina 1 10M - -
  Maine 1 370M - -
  Georgia 1 - - -
  Colorado 1 205M - -
Total 14 $1.2B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Deutsche Bank Corporate & Investment Banking
3
Legal Deals
Jones Day
3

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 5 $1.1B
< $100M 1 $10M
TOTAL $1.2B
Largest Lepage Bakeries, Inc.
$370M (2012-07-23)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
7%
1 (7%)
Strategic(s)
7%
1 (7%)

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