Henkel - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Henkel M&A Summary

Henkel has acquired 37 companies, including 17 in the last 5 years. A total of 13 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 5 assets.

Henkel’s largest acquisition to date was in 2016, when it acquired The Sun Products for $3.6B. Henkel has acquired in 11 different US states, and 14 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include consumer products (50%) and chemicals (12%).

Henkel Business Overview

Where is Henkel headquartered?

Henkel is headquartered in Dusseldorf, Germany.

What is Henkel’s revenue?

Henkel disclosed revenue of 22,397M EUR for 2022 and 20,066M EUR for 2021.

How many employees does Henkel have?

Henkel has 51,200 employees.

What sector is Henkel in?

Henkel is a consumer products company.

When was Henkel founded?

Henkel was founded in 1876.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity39
    • M&A Buy Activity34
    • M&A Sell Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 14
  • Total Countries Invested 14
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 21
  • M&A Advisors 2

Henkel

Henkel AG & Co. KGaA

Henkelstrasse 67,
Dusseldorf, 40589
Germany,
+49 211 797 0
www.henkel.com

Henkel is a manufacturer and marketer of laundry, home care, beauty care and adhesive products. Henkel was founded in 1876 and is based in Dusseldorf, Germany.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (2.4/yr) # 22 3 4 3 1 1 34
vol $10.0B $10.0B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 4 - 1 - - - 5
  39

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Seal For Life Industries LLC 2024-02-15 - Add-on Acquisition
Stadskanaal, Netherlands · www.sealforlife.com
Critica Infrastructure 2023-11-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Houston, Texas · www.cs-nri.com
Direct-C Ltd. 2022-08-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Edmonton, Alberta · www.direct-c.ca
3RT 2022-07-26 - Growth Capital
Heatherton, Australia · www.3rt.com.au
Smartz AG 2022-01-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Baar, Switzerland · www.smartzag.com
Swania SAS 2021-07-23 - Add-on Acquisition
Nanterre, France · www.swania.fr
ioTech Group Ltd. 2021-06-24 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.i-o-tech.com
Henkel AG & Co. KGaA - Right Guard & Dry Idea Brands 2021-06-10 - Divestiture
Düsseldorf, Germany
Phrozen 3D Printer 2021-04-29 - Add-on Acquisition
Hsinchu City, Taiwan · www.phrozen3d.com
Feelit Technologies 2021-01-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Haifa, Israel · www.feelit.tech
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Henkel Corp.    - Momentive Performance Materials, Inc. - Consumer Sealants Business 2020-11-03 4
Rocky Hill, Connecticut · www.henkelna.com Waterford, New York
Henkel Corp.    - Henkel Corp. - Airflow Systems Business 2019-01-10 4
Rocky Hill, Connecticut · www.henkelna.com Rocky Hill, Connecticut
The Bergquist Co., Inc. 2014-09-18 The Bergquist Co., Inc. - Membrane Switch Business 2018-07-25 1
Chanhassen, Minnesota · www.bergquistcompany.com Chanhassen, Minnesota
Henkel Corp.    - Magna-Tech Manufacturing Corp. 2015-12-15 3
Rocky Hill, Connecticut · www.henkelna.com Muncie, Indiana · www.magnatechmfg.com
Henkel Corp.    - Henkel Corp. - Polyurethane Dispersions Intermediates 2015-02-02 3
Rocky Hill, Connecticut · www.henkelna.com Elgin, Illinois
Henkel Corp.    - Henkel Corp. - Microspheres Business 2015-02-02 2
Rocky Hill, Connecticut · www.henkelna.com Greenville, South Carolina
Henkel Corp.    - Henkel - Corrosion Engineering Division 2011-12-12 1
Rocky Hill, Connecticut · www.henkelna.com Lester, Pennsylvania

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Consumer Products 17 (50%) 8.3B (84%) 1 (20%) -
Chemicals 4 (12%) 1.6B (16%) 3 (60%) -
Electronics 2 (6%) - - -
Building Materials 1 (3%) - - -
Business Services 1 (3%) - - -
Consumer Services 1 (3%) - - -
Electrical Equipment 1 (3%) - - -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (3%) - - -
Environmental 1 (3%) - - -
Forest Products 1 (3%) - - -
Internet Software and Services 1 (3%) - - -
Medical Products 1 (3%) - - -
Plastics 1 (3%) - - -
Technology Hardware 1 (3%) - - -
Food - - 1 (20%) -
Total 34 $10.0B 5 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 15 8.6B - -
  California 4 - - -
  Connecticut 2 4.1B - -
  Texas 1 - - -
  New York 1 - - -
  Minnesota 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 1.1B - -
  Kentucky 1 - - -
  Indiana 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 575M - -
  Arizona 1 2.9B - -
Germany 5 - 3 -
Canada 2 90M - -
  Ontario 1 90M - -
  Alberta 1 - - -
France 2 1.3B - -
Australia 1 - - -
Chile 1 - - -
China 1 - - -
India 1 - - -
Ireland - - 1 -
Israel 1 - - -
Mexico 1 - - -
Netherlands 1 - - -
Spain - - 1 -
Switzerland 1 - - -
Taiwan 1 - - -
United Kingdom 1 - - -
Domestic 5 (15%) - 3 (60%) -
Cross-border 29 (85%) 10.0B (100%) 2 (40%) -
Total 34 $10.0B 5 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Credit Suisse Investment Banking
1
Legal Deals
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 4 $8.8B
$100M to $1B 2 $1.1B
< $100M 1 $90M
TOTAL $10.0B
Largest The Sun Products Corp.
$3.6B (2016-06-24)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
29%
10 (29%)
Strategic(s)
15%
5 (15%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
40%
2 (40%)
Strategic(s)
60%
3 (60%)

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