Li & Fung Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Consumer Services Company

Li & Fung has acquired 29 companies. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Li & Fung’s largest acquisition to date was in 2008, when it acquired Kathy Van Zeeland for $330M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2017, when it sold Li & Fung - Product Vertical Businesses to Hony Capital for $1.1B. Li & Fung has acquired in 3 different US states, and 7 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include apparel/textiles (59%) and consumer products (14%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity31
    • M&A Buy Activity29
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 7
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4

Li & Fung Ltd.

11th Floor, Lifung Tower 888 Cheung Sha Wan Road,
Kowloon,
Hong Kong,
+852 2300 2300
www.lifung.com

Li & Fung Limited is a global sourcing firm, based in Hong Kong, that supplies high-volume, time-sensitive consumer goods from an extensive global network of suppliers and distributors.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 29 - - - - - 29
vol $1.2B $1.2B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 1 1 - - - - 2
vol $350M $1.1B $1.5B
  31

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Li & Fung Ltd. - Product Vertical Businesses 2017-12-14 1.1B USD Divestiture
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Li & Fung - Asia Distribution 2016-05-03 350M USD Divestiture
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Whalen Furniture Manufacturing, Inc. 2013-07-10 - Add-on Acquisition
San Diego, California · www.whalenfurniture.com
Lornamead Group Ltd. 2013-01-15 190M USD Add-on Acquisition
Camberley, United Kingdom · www.lornamead.com
Loyaltex Apparel Ltd. 2011-06-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Hong Kong, Hong Kong · www.loyaltex.com
TVMania Ltd. 2011-06-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Monheim am Rhein, Germany · www.tvmania.de
Hampshire Designers Ltd. 2011-06-22 - Add-on Acquisition
, United States
Exim Designs Co., Ltd. 2011-06-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Chiang Mai, Thailand · www.eximdesigns.com
Collection 2000 Ltd. 2011-06-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Skelmersdale, United Kingdom · www.collection2000.co.uk
Fenix Knitwear Group 2010-12-28 - Add-on Acquisition
, Hong Kong
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
GBG USA, Inc.(LF USA)    - Crimzon Rose International, Inc. 2011-08-11 11
New York, New York West Warwick, Rhode Island · www.crimzonrose.com
GBG USA, Inc.(LF USA)    - Oxford Apparel 2010-12-31 10
New York, New York , United States
Centennial (Luxembourg) S.a.r.l.    - Visage Group Ltd. 2010-02-25 1
Strassen, Luxembourg Manchester,, United Kingdom
GBG USA, Inc.(LF USA)    - Wear Me Apparel, LLC 2009-10-19 9
New York, New York New York, New York
Li & Fung (Trading) Ltd.    - Peter Black Footwear & Accessories Ltd. 2007-08-15 2
Lai Chi Kok,, Hong Kong London,, United Kingdom
GBG USA, Inc.(LF USA)    - Oxford Womenswear Group 2006-05-02 8
New York, New York New York, New York

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Apparel/Textiles 17 (59%) 827M (71%) - -
Consumer Products 4 (14%) 190M (16%) 1 (50%) 1.1B (76%)
Distribution 3 (10%) 120M (10%) 1 (50%) 350M (24%)
Business Services 3 (10%) - - -
Consumer Services 1 (3%) - - -
Electronics 1 (3%) 32M (3%) - -
Total 29 $1.2B 2 $1.5B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Hong Kong 12 152M 2 1.5B
United States 8 492M - -
  New York 4 492M - -
  California 2 - - -
United Kingdom 4 190M - -
Germany 2 51M - -
China 1 - - -
Thailand 1 - - -
Virgin Islands (British) 1 284M - -
Domestic 12 (41%) 152M (13%) 2 (100%) 1.5B (100%)
Cross-border 17 (59%) 1.0B (87%) - -
Total 29 $1.2B 2 $1.5B

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 5 $1.1B
< $100M 2 $83M
TOTAL $1.2B
Largest Kathy Van Zeeland, LLC
$330M (2008-08-13)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $1.1B
$100M to $1B 1 $350M
TOTAL $1.5B
Largest Li & Fung Ltd. - Product Vertical Businesses
$1.1B (2017-12-14)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
3%
1 (3%)
Strategic(s)
7%
2 (7%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
50%
1 (50%)
Strategic(s)
50%
1 (50%)

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