Lagardère SCA

4 rue de Presbourg,
Paris, 75116
France,
33 1 40 69 16 00
www.lagardere-unlimited.com

Lagardère is a diversified media group which operates through four divisions. These include Lagardère Publishing, Lagardère Services, Lagardère Active, and Lagardère Unlimited.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 6 2 1 1 - - 10
vol $1.5B $1.5B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 3 - - - - - 3
vol $1.1B $1.1B
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Largest SPORTFIVE GmbH & Co. KG
$975M (2006-11-20)
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Largest Lagardère Magazine Group
$734M (2011-02-01)

According to our data here at Mergr, Lagardère SCA has acquired 11 companies, including 4 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 assets.

Lagardère SCA’s largest acquisition to date was in 2006, when it acquired SPORTFIVE KG for $975M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2011, when it sold Lagardère Magazine Group to Hearst for $734M. Lagardère SCA has acquired in 4 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include media (60%) and leisure (20%).

When analyzing the media sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 372 media companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 28 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 6 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic media acquirer over the past 3 years is Dentsu Aegis Network, with 14 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the media sector over the past 3 years is Providence Equity Partners LLC with 5 platform acquisitions.

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