Hasbro - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Hasbro M&A Summary

Hasbro has acquired 10 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Hasbro’s largest acquisition to date was in 2019, when it acquired MNRK Music Group for $5.1B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2021, when it sold MNRK Music Group to The Blackstone Group for $385M. Hasbro has acquired in 4 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include consumer products (38%) and media (25%).

Hasbro Business Overview

Where is Hasbro headquartered?

Hasbro is headquartered in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

What is Hasbro’s revenue?

Hasbro disclosed revenue of 6,420M USD for 2021 and 5,465M USD for 2020.

How many employees does Hasbro have?

Hasbro has 6,640 employees.

What sector is Hasbro in?

Hasbro is a consumer products company.

When was Hasbro founded?

Hasbro was founded in 1923.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity10
    • M&A Buy Activity8
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6
  • M&A Advisors 6

Hasbro

Hasbro, Inc.

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

Hasbro 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 founded in 1923 and is based in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 7 - - 1 - - 8
vol $5.8B $146M $5.9B
Sell (0.4/yr) # - - 1 - 1 - 2
vol $385M $375M $760M
  10

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Entertainment One Ltd. 2023-12-27 375M USD Divestiture
Toronto, Ontario · www.entertainmentone.com
D&D Beyond 2022-04-13 146M USD Divestiture
San Francisco, California · www.dndbeyond.com
MNRK Music Group 2021-04-26 385M USD Divestiture
New York City, Ontario · www.mnrk.com
MNRK Music Group 2019-08-22 5.1B GBP Add-on Acquisition
New York City, Ontario · www.mnrk.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
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Media 2 (25%) 5.1B (86%) 2 (100%) 760M (100%)
Consumer Products 3 (38%) 594M (10%) - -
Software 2 (25%) 112M (2%) - -
Digital Media 1 (13%) 146M (2%) - -
Total 8 $5.9B 2 $760M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 6 852M - -
  Washington 3 78M - -
  Minnesota 1 516M - -
  Colorado 1 112M - -
  California 1 146M - -
Canada 1 5.1B 2 760M
  Ontario 1 5.1B 2 760M
Ireland 1 - - -
Domestic 6 (75%) 852M (14%) - -
Cross-border 2 (25%) 5.1B (86%) 2 (100%) 760M (100%)
Total 8 $5.9B 2 $760M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
J.P. Morgan Securities
1
Centerview Partners
1
Legal Deals
Stikeman Elliott
2
Cravath, Swaine & Moore
2
Freshfields
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $5.1B
$100M to $1B 3 $774M
< $100M 1 $78M
TOTAL $5.9B
Largest MNRK Music Group
$5.1B (2019-08-22)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $760M
TOTAL $760M
Largest MNRK Music Group
$385M (2021-04-26)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
13%
1 (13%)
Strategic(s)
13%
1 (13%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
50%
1 (50%)
Strategic(s)
50%
1 (50%)

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