International Flavors & Fragrances, Inc.

521 West 57th Street,
New York, New York 10019
United States,
(212) 765-5500
www.iff.com

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. is a global creator of flavors and fragrances used in a wide variety of consumer products. Consumers experience these unique scents and tastes in fine fragrances and beauty care, detergents and household goods, as well as beverages, sweet goods and food products. The Company leverages its competitive advantages of consumer insight, research and development, creative expertise, and customer intimacy to provide customers with innovative and differentiated product offerings.

M&A Summary

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # 1 - 1 2 2 1 7
vol $319M $319M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
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Largest Lucas Meyer Cosmetics SAS
$319M (2015-07-30)
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According to our data here at Mergr, International Flavors & Fragrances has acquired 7 companies, including 6 in the last 5 years.

International Flavors & Fragrances’ largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired Lucas Meyer Cosmetics SAS for $319M. International Flavors & Fragrances has acquired in 3 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include chemicals (43%) and consumer products (29%).

When analyzing the consumer products sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 278 consumer products companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 22 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 1 has acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic consumer products acquirer over the past 3 years is Unilever NV, with 10 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the consumer products sector over the past 3 years is L Catterton with 6 platform acquisitions.

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