George Weston Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Food Company

George Weston has acquired 2 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

George Weston’s largest acquisition to date was in 2010, when it acquired Keystone Bakery Holdings for $185M. George Weston has acquired in 1 US state, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include food (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity2
    • M&A Buy Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2

George Weston Ltd.

22 St. Clair Avenue East,
Toronto, Ontario M4T 2S5
Canada,
(416) 922-2500
www.weston.ca

George Weston Limited is a Canadian public company. Its operates subsidiaries of food processing and distribution groups. Weston has two reportable operating segments: Weston Foods and Loblaw, which is operated by Loblaw Companies Limited. George Weston was founded in 1882 and is based in Toronto, Canada.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 1 - - 1 - - 2
vol $185M $185M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  2

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Yumi's Quality Foods Pty Ltd. 2018-09-18 - Add-on Acquisition
Hallam, Australia · www.yumis.com.au
Keystone Bakery Holdings, LLC 2010-09-24 185M USD Add-on Acquisition
Manchester, New Hampshire · www.keystonebakeries.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Weston Foods (Canada), Inc.    - Starr Culinary Delights, Inc. 2015-03-06 2
Etobicoke, Ontario · www.westonfoodscanada.ca Mississauga, Ontario · www.starrculinary.com
Weston Foods (Canada), Inc.    - ACE Bakery Ltd. 2010-11-30 1
Etobicoke, Ontario · www.westonfoodscanada.ca Mississauga, Ontario · www.acebakery.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Food 2 (100%) 185M (100%) - -
Total 2 $185M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Australia 1 - - -
United States 1 185M - -
  New Hampshire 1 185M - -
Domestic - - - -
Cross-border 2 (100%) 185M (100%) - -
Total 2 $185M - -

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $185M
TOTAL $185M
Largest Keystone Bakery Holdings, LLC
$185M (2010-09-24)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
2 100%

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