M&A Deal Summary

Mars Acquires Banfield Pet Hospital

On January 1, 2007, Mars, Inc. acquired consumer services company Banfield Pet Hospital, Inc.

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Mars’ 1st transaction in the Consumer Services sector.
  • This is Mars’ 3rd transaction in the United States.
  • This is Mars’ 1st transaction in Oregon.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2007-01-01
Target Banfield Pet Hospital, Inc.
Sector Consumer Services
Buyer(s) Mars, Inc.
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition

Target

Banfield Pet Hospital, Inc.

Portland, Oregon, United States
website
Banfield Pet Hospital, Inc. is a nationwide network of more than 770 animal hospitals.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Mars, Inc.

McLean, Virginia, United States

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Category Company
Founded 1911
SectorFood
DESCRIPTION

Mars, Incorporated is a private company headquartered in McLean, Virginia. Mars produces and distributes petcare, snack food, drinks and food in more than 65 countries.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 3 of 14
Sector (Consumer Services) 1 of 3
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 3 of 13
State (Oregon) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 3 of 11
Year (2007) 1 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2006-06-13 Doane Pet Care Enterprises, Inc.

Franklin, Tennessee, United States

Doane Pet Care Company is the largest manufacturer of dry pet food in the United States. The Company manufactures products for both retail customers, including WalMart, and national branded pet food companies. Doane also manufactures and sells its own regional branded products. The Company produces a full range of pet food for both dogs and cats including dry, canned, semi-moist, soft treats and dog biscuits.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2007-05-01 Nutro Products, Inc.

Franklin, Tennessee, United States

Nutro Products, Inc. is a marketer and manufacturer of natural pet food products.

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