Hasbro Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Consumer Products Company

Hasbro has acquired 9 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Hasbro’s largest acquisition to date was in 2019, when it acquired Entertainment One for $5.1B. Hasbro has acquired in 3 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include consumer products (43%) and media (29%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity7
    • M&A Buy Activity7
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3
  • M&A Advisors 4

Hasbro, Inc.

1027 Newport Avenue,
Pawtucket, Rhode Island 02861
United States,
(401) 431-8697
www.hasbro.com

Hasbro, Inc. is a manufacturer of various toys comprising boys’ action figures, vehicles and playsets, girls’ toys, electronic toys, plush products, preschool toys and infant products, electronic interactive products, creative play, and toy-related specialty products. Hasbro was formed in 1923 and is based in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 6 - - 1 - - 7
vol $706M $5.1B $5.8B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  7

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Entertainment One Ltd. (eOne) 2019-08-22 5.1B GBP Add-on Acquisition
Toronto, Ontario · www.entertainmentone.com
Boulder Media Ltd. 2016-07-13 - Add-on Acquisition
Dublin, Ireland · www.bouldermedia.tv
Backflip Studios, Inc. 2013-07-08 112M USD Add-on Acquisition
Boulder, Colorado · www.backflipstudios.com
Cranium, Inc. 2008-01-04 78M USD Add-on Acquisition
Seattle, Washington
Wizards of the Coast Inc. 1999-09-30 - Add-on Acquisition
Renton, Washington · www.wizards.com
Avalon Hill 1998-01-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Renton, Washington · www.avalonhill.com
The Tonka Corporation 1991-02-01 516M USD Add-on Acquisition
Mound, Minnesota
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Consumer Products 3 (43%) 594M (10%) - -
Media 2 (29%) 5.1B (88%) - -
Software 2 (29%) 112M (2%) - -
Total 7 $5.8B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 5 706M - -
  Washington 3 78M - -
  Minnesota 1 516M - -
  Colorado 1 112M - -
Canada 1 5.1B - -
  Ontario 1 5.1B - -
Ireland 1 - - -
Domestic 5 (71%) 706M (12%) - -
Cross-border 2 (29%) 5.1B (88%) - -
Total 7 $5.8B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Centerview Partners LLC
1
Legal Deals
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
1
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
1
Stikeman Elliott LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $5.1B
$100M to $1B 2 $628M
< $100M 1 $78M
TOTAL $5.8B
Largest Entertainment One Ltd. (eOne)
$5.1B (2019-08-22)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
14%
1 (14%)

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