JBS - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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JBS M&A Summary

JBS has acquired 12 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

JBS’s largest acquisition to date was in 2007, when it acquired Swift for $1.5B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2017, when it sold Moy Park to Pilgrim s Pride for $1.3B. JBS has acquired in 4 different US states, and 6 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include food (91%) and life science (10%).

JBS Business Overview

Where is JBS headquartered?

JBS is headquartered in São Paulo, Brazil.

What is JBS’s revenue?

JBS disclosed revenue of 270,240M BRL for 2020 and 204,524M BRL for 2019.

How many employees does JBS have?

JBS has 250,000 employees.

What sector is JBS in?

JBS is a food company.

When was JBS founded?

JBS was founded in 1953.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity12
    • M&A Buy Activity11
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 6
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 9
  • M&A Advisors 2

JBS

JBS S.A.

Avenida Marginal Direita do Tiete, 500 Bloco I 3º Andar Vila Jaguara,
São Paulo, 05118-100
Brazil,
+55 11 3144-4000
www.jbs.com.br

JBS is a global producer and processor of beef, chicken and pork, and other meat products. JBS was established in 1953 and is based in São Paulo, Brazil.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 9 - 2 - - - 11
vol $6.3B $384M $6.7B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $1.3B $1.3B
  12

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
BioTech Foods 2021-11-18 - Add-on Acquisition
San Sebastian, Spain · www.biotech-foods.com
Vivera 2021-04-19 384M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Holten, Netherlands · www.vivera.com
Moy Park Ltd. 2017-09-11 1.3B USD Divestiture
Craigavon, United Kingdom · www.moypark.com
Plumrose USA, Inc. 2017-03-13 230M USD Divestiture
Downers Grove, Illinois · www.plumroseusa.com
Cargill - US Pork Business 2015-07-01 1.5B USD Divestiture
, United States
Moy Park Ltd. 2015-06-22 1.5B USD Divestiture
Craigavon, United Kingdom · www.moypark.com
Primo Group Holdings Pty Ltd. 2015-03-04 1.0B AUD Add-on Acquisition
Adelaide, Australia
Comércio E Indústria De Massas Alimentícias Massa Leve Ltda. 2014-06-24 71M BRL Add-on Acquisition
Rio Grande da Serra, Brazil
Bertin Ltda. 2009-09-16 - Add-on Acquisition
São Paulo, Brazil
Smithfield Beef Group, Inc. 2008-10-28 565M USD Divestiture
Tolleson, Arizona
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Food 10 (91%) 6.7B (100%) 1 (100%) 1.3B (100%)
Life Science 1 (9%) - - -
Total 11 $6.7B 1 $1.3B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 5 3.7B - -
  Colorado 2 1.5B - -
  Illinois 1 230M - -
  Arizona 1 565M - -
Brazil 2 71M - -
United Kingdom 1 1.5B 1 1.3B
Australia 1 1.0B - -
Netherlands 1 384M - -
Spain 1 - - -
Domestic 2 (18%) 71M (1%) - -
Cross-border 9 (82%) 6.7B (99%) 1 (100%) 1.3B (100%)
Total 11 $6.7B 1 $1.3B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Barclays Investment Bank
1
Legal Deals
Squire Patton Boggs
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 4 $5.5B
$100M to $1B 3 $1.2B
< $100M 1 $71M
TOTAL $6.7B
Largest Swift & Co.
$1.5B (2007-07-12)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $1.3B
TOTAL $1.3B
Largest Moy Park Ltd.
$1.3B (2017-09-11)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
27%
3 (27%)
Strategic(s)
36%
4 (36%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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