Gildan Activewear, Inc.

600 de Maisonneuve West, 33rd floor,
Montréal, Quebec H3A 3J2
Canada,
(514) 735-2023
www1.gildan.com

Gildan Activewear Inc. is a manufacturer and marketer of branded clothing, including undecorated blank activewear such as t-shirts, sport shirts and fleeces, which are subsequently decorated by screen printing companies with designs and logos.

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 6 1 1 1 2 - 11
vol $973M $7M $84M $100M $165M $1.3B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
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Largest GoldToe-Moretz LLC
$350M (2011-04-12)
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According to our data here at Mergr, Gildan Activewear has acquired 11 companies, including 5 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms.

Gildan Activewear’s largest acquisition to date was in 2011, when it acquired GoldToe-Moretz for $350M. Gildan Activewear has acquired in 6 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include apparel/textiles (100%).

When analyzing the apparel/textiles sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 93 apparel/textiles companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, and 2 have acquired at least 5 companies. The most prolific strategic apparel/textiles acquirer over the past 3 years is Delta Galil Industries, with 4 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the apparel/textiles sector over the past 3 years is L Catterton with 5 platform acquisitions.

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