International Flavors & Fragrances Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Chemicals Company

International Flavors & Fragrances has acquired 11 companies, including 9 in the last 5 years.

International Flavors & Fragrances’ largest acquisition to date was in 2018, when it acquired Frutarom Industries for $7.1B. International Flavors & Fragrances has acquired in 4 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include consumer products (37%) and food (37%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity11
    • M&A Buy Activity11
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2
  • M&A Advisors 6

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 provider 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. International Flavors & Fragrances was founded in 1833 and is based in New York City.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (1.4/yr) # 4 2 1 1 3 - 11
vol $319M $7.1B $7.4B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  11

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences 2019-12-15 - Divestiture
Copenhagen, Denmark · www.dupontnutritionandbiosciences.com
Leagel S.r.l. 2019-03-13 - Add-on Acquisition
Chiesanuova, San Marino · www.leagel.com
The Additive Advantage (TAA) 2019-02-19 - Add-on Acquisition
North Reading, Massachusetts · www.theadditiveadvantage.com
Frutarom Industries Ltd. 2018-05-07 7.1B USD Add-on Acquisition
Haifa Bay, Israel · www.frutarom.com
Columbia Phytotechnology LLC (dba PowderPure) 2017-04-10 - Add-on Acquisition
The Dalles, Oregon · www.powderpure.com
Fragrance Resources, Inc. 2016-11-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Clifton, New Jersey · www.fragranceresources.com
David Michael & Co., Inc. 2016-09-13 - Add-on Acquisition
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania · www.dmflavors.com
Lucas Meyer Cosmetics SAS 2015-07-30 319M EUR Divestiture
Champlan, France · www.lucasmeyercosmetics.com
Henry H. Ottens Manufacturing Co., Inc.(dba Ottens Flavors) 2015-04-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania · www.ottensflavors.com
Aromor Flavors & Fragrances Ltd. 2014-01-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Givat Oz, Israel · www.aromor.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Lucas Meyer Cosmetics SAS 2015-07-30 Speximo AB 2019-09-17 2
Champlan, France · www.lucasmeyercosmetics.com Lund, Sweden · www.speximo.com
Lucas Meyer Cosmetics SAS 2015-07-30 Kemin Industries, Inc. - Sustainable Ingredients 2018-12-04 1
Champlan, France · www.lucasmeyercosmetics.com , Iowa

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Consumer Products 4 (36%) 7.1B (96%) - -
Food 4 (36%) - - -
Chemicals 3 (27%) 319M (4%) - -
Total 11 $7.4B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 6 - - -
  Pennsylvania 2 - - -
  New Jersey 2 - - -
  Oregon 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
Israel 2 7.1B - -
Denmark 1 - - -
France 1 319M - -
San Marino 1 - - -
Domestic 6 (55%) - - -
Cross-border 5 (45%) 7.4B (100%) - -
Total 11 $7.4B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Morgan Stanley
4
Greenhill & Co., Inc.
1
Legal Deals
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
3
Gornitzky & Co.
1
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $7.1B
$100M to $1B 1 $319M
TOTAL $7.4B
Largest Frutarom Industries Ltd.
$7.1B (2018-05-07)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
100%
2 100%

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