Royal DSM Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Royal DSM has acquired 27 companies, including 4 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 14 assets.

Royal DSM’s largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired DPx Holdings BV for $2.7B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2015, when it sold AnQore to CVC Capital Partners for $873M. Royal DSM has acquired in 8 different US states, and 13 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include life science (34%) and chemicals (26%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity41
    • M&A Buy Activity27
    • M&A Sell Activity14
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 13
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 23
  • M&A Advisors 5

Royal DSM

Koninklijke DSM N.V.

Het Overloon 1,
Heerlen, 6411 TE
Netherlands,
www.dsm.com

Royal DSM specializes in the development, manufacture and marketing of performance materials, nutritional and pharmaceutical ingredients and industrial chemicals. The products are used in a wide range of end-markets and applications, such as human and animal nutrition and health, personal care, pharmaceuticals, automotive and transport, coatings and paint, housing and electrics & electronics. Koninklijke DSM incorporated in 1902 and is based in Heerlen, the Netherlands.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 23 3 - - 1 - 27
vol $9.8B $96M $1.1B $11.0B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 12 - 1 - 1 - 14
vol $1.9B $1.9B
  41

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Erber AG 2020-06-12 1.1B EUR Add-on Acquisition
Getzersdorf, Austria · www.erber-group.net
Koninklijke DSM N.V. (Royal DSM) - BIO 300 2020-02-19 - Divestiture
, Swaziland
Centrient Pharmaceuticals 2018-06-29 - Divestiture
Rotterdam, Netherlands · www.centrient.com
BioCare Copenhagen A/S 2017-12-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Copenhagen, Denmark · www.biocarecph.com
Amyris Brasil Ltda 2017-11-17 96M USD Divestiture
, Brazil
Twilmij B.V. 2017-09-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Stroe, Netherlands · www.twilmij.nl
Patheon BV 2015-06-08 - IPO
Durham, North Carolina · www.patheon.com
DSM Synres B.V. 2015-04-02 - Divestiture
Zwolle,, Netherlands
Aland (Jiangsu) Nutraceutical Co., Ltd. 2015-03-31 - Add-on Acquisition
Jingjiang, China · www.aland.com.cn
AnQore 2015-03-16 873M EUR Divestiture
Urmond, Netherlands · www.anqore.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
DSM Nutritional Products, Philippines, Inc.    - Bayer Philippines - Animal Health Premix Business 2013-07-02 2
Manila, Philippines , Philippines
DSM Engineering Plastics, Inc.    - Nylon Polymer Company LLC 2010-01-07 1
Heerlen, Netherlands · www.dsmep.com Augusta,, Georgia
Catalytica Energy Systems, Inc. 2000-12-18 Catalytica Energy - Diesel Fuel Processing Technology Business 2006-10-26 1
Tempe, Arizona Tempe, Arizona
Chemelot BV    - Polychemlab BV 2006-09-04 1
Geleen, Netherlands · www.chemelot.nl , Netherlands
DSM Engineering Plastics, Inc.    - DSM Nylaflow 1999-06-30 1
Heerlen, Netherlands · www.dsmep.com Amelo, Netherlands

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Chemicals 7 (26%) 1.6B (14%) 6 (43%) 1.6B (83%)
Life Science 9 (33%) 7.4B (68%) 3 (21%) -
Food 7 (26%) 971M (9%) 2 (14%) -
Consumer Products 3 (11%) 634M (6%) - -
Medical Products 1 (4%) 360M (3%) - -
Distribution - - 1 (7%) -
Oil/Gas Exploration - - 1 (7%) 321M (17%)
Plastics - - 1 (7%) -
Total 27 $11.0B 14 $1.9B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 11 8.3B 2 -
  Massachusetts 2 2.7B - -
  North Carolina 1 2.6B 1 -
  Rhode Island 1 - - -
  Pennsylvania 1 360M - -
  New York 1 634M - -
  California 1 - - -
  Arizona 1 800M - -
  Louisiana - - 1 -
Netherlands 2 580M 8 1.9B
China 3 - - -
Belgium 1 - 1 -
Brazil 2 620M - -
Spain 1 - 1 -
Sweden 1 - 1 -
Austria 1 1.1B - -
Canada 1 410M - -
  Nova Scotia 1 410M - -
Denmark 1 - - -
New Zealand 1 - - -
Romania 1 - - -
Swaziland - - 1 -
Switzerland 1 - - -
Domestic 2 (7%) 580M (5%) 8 (57%) 1.9B (100%)
Cross-border 25 (93%) 10.4B (95%) 6 (43%) -
Total 27 $11.0B 14 $1.9B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
The Valence Group
1
Legal Deals
Latham & Watkins
1
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
1
Allen & Overy LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 4 $7.4B
$100M to $1B 6 $3.3B
< $100M 3 $229M
TOTAL $11.0B
Largest DPx Holdings BV
$2.7B (2014-03-11)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 4 $1.9B
TOTAL $1.9B
Largest AnQore
$873M (2015-03-16)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
11%
3 (11%)
Strategic(s)
19%
5 (19%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
43%
6 (43%)
Strategic(s)
50%
7 (50%)

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