Lorillard, Inc.

714 Green Valley Road,
Greensboro, North Carolina 27408
United States,
(336)335-7000
www.lorillard.com

Lorillard, Inc., through its Lorillard Tobacco Company subsidiary, is the third largest manufacturer of cigarettes in the United States. Founded in 1760, Lorillard is the oldest continuously operating tobacco company in the United States. Newport, our flagship premium cigarette brand, is the top selling menthol and second largest selling cigarette brand overall in the United States based on gross units sold in 2011.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 1 1 - - - - 2
vol $135M $30M $165M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
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$135M (2012-04-24)
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Lorillard was acquired by Reynolds American on July 15, 2014.

Lorillard has acquired 2 companies of its own, including 1 in the last 5 years.

Lorillard’s largest acquisition to date was in 2012, when it acquired Blu Cigs for $135M. Lorillard has acquired in 1 US state, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include consumer products (100%).

When analyzing the consumer products sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 275 consumer products companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 21 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 1 has acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic consumer products acquirer over the past 3 years is Unilever NV, with 11 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the consumer products sector over the past 3 years is L Catterton with 7 platform acquisitions.

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