M&A Deal Summary

Koch Industries Acquires INVISTA

On May 1, 2004, Koch Industries acquired apparel/textiles company INVISTA from DuPont for 4.2B USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Koch Industries’ 1st transaction in the Apparel/Textiles sector.
  • This is Koch Industries’ 4th largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Koch Industries’ 1st transaction in the United States.
  • This is Koch Industries’ 1st transaction in Kansas.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2004-05-01
Target INVISTA
Sector Apparel/Textiles
Buyer(s) Koch Industries
Sellers(s) DuPont
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 4.2B USD

Target

INVISTA

Wichita, Kansas, United States
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INVISTA is a large integrated fiber and intermediates business. The Company is headquartered in Wichita, Kansas.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Koch Industries

Wichita, Kansas, United States

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Category Company
Founded 1940
Sector Diversified
Employees60,000
Revenue 115.0B USD (2012)
DESCRIPTION

Koch Industries owns a diverse group of companies engaged in refining and chemicals; fibers and polymers; commodity and financial trading; and forest and consumer products. Koch Industries was formed in 1940 and is based in Wichita, Kansas.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 14
Sector (Apparel/Textiles) 1 of 1
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 1 of 11
State (Kansas) 1 of 2
Country (United States) 1 of 12
Year (2004) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 4 of 7
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2005-11-14 Georgia-Pacific

Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Georgia-Pacific is a manufacturer of tissue, pulp, paper, packaging, building products and related chemicals.

Buy $13.2B

Seller(S) 1

SELLER

DuPont

Wilmington, Delaware, United States

website


Category Company
Founded 1802
Sector Chemicals
Employees23,000
Revenue 13.0B USD (2022)
DESCRIPTION
Entrance to DuPont's corporate headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware.
Entrance to DuPont's corporate headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware.

DuPont is a global chemicals provider and is involved across a range of disciplines, including agriculture and industrial biotechnology, chemistry, biology, materials science and manufacturing. DuPont operates globally and offers a wide range of innovative products and services for markets including agriculture and food, building and construction, electronics and communications, general industrial, and transportation. DuPont is based in Wilmington, Delaware.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 4 of 20
Sector (Apparel/Textiles) 1 of 1
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 1 of 1
State (Kansas) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 4 of 18
Year (2004) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 3 of 6
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2003-01-01 Solae

St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Solae, LLC is a leader in developing soy-based ingredients for nutritious, great-tasting products. Solae provides solutions that deliver a unique combination of functional, nutritional, economical and sustainable benefits to our customers. Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, the company was formed through a joint venture between DuPont and Bunge in 2003.

Buy -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2005-10-03 Fasloc

Martinsburg, West Virginia, United States

Fasloc, Inc., headquartered in Martinsburg, West Virginia, is a leading manufacturer of specialized underground mine roof support systems. Fasloc's products utilize resin cartridges to create strong and reliable roof bolting systems. The Fasloc name is a highly regarded brand in the coal mining industry.

Sell -