Fossil Group, Inc.

901 South Central Expressway,
Richardson, Texas 75080
United States,
(972) 234-2525
www.fossil.com

Fossil Group, Inc. is a designer and manufacturer of watches and jewelry. Brands include Fossil, Relic, Abacus, Michele Watch, Skagen, and Zodiac. The Company also makes watches for other brands and maintains over 300 retail outlets. Fossil Group was formed in 1984 and is based in Richardson, Texas.

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 2 - - 1 - - 3
vol $242M $260M $502M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
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According to our data here at Mergr, Fossil Group has acquired 3 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years.

Fossil Group’s largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired Misfit for $260M. Fossil Group has acquired in 2 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include consumer products (67%) and consumer services (34%).

When analyzing the consumer products sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 278 consumer products companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 22 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 1 has acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic consumer products acquirer over the past 3 years is Unilever NV, with 10 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the consumer products sector over the past 3 years is L Catterton with 6 platform acquisitions.

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