M&A Deal Summary

Mondelez International Acquires Groupe Danone - Biscuits & Cereal Products Business

On July 3, 2007, Mondelez International acquired food company Groupe Danone - Biscuits & Cereal Products Business from Danone for 5.3B EUR

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Mondelez International’s 4th transaction in the Food sector.
  • This is Mondelez International’s 3rd largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Mondelez International’s 1st transaction in France.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2007-07-03
Target Groupe Danone - Biscuits & Cereal Products Business
Sector Food
Buyer(s) Mondelez International
Sellers(s) Danone
Deal Type Divestiture
Deal Value 5.3B EUR

Target

Groupe Danone - Biscuits & Cereal Products Business

France
Groupe Danone's Biscuits & Cereal Products business engages in the production and distribution of biscuits and cereal products.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Mondelez International

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Category Company
Founded 2000
Sector Food
Employees91,000
Revenue 36.0B USD (2023)
DESCRIPTION

Mondelez International is a multinational confectionery, food, and beverage company. Mondelez was established in 2000 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 5 of 17
Sector (Food) 4 of 15
Type (Divestiture) 2 of 4
Country (France) 1 of 1
Year (2007) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 3 of 8
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2003-09-03 Back to Nature Foods Company

Madison, Wisconsin, United States

Back to Nature Foods Company LLC is a food manufacturer. Back to Nature offers a wide range of products including, crackers and cookies, nuts and trail mixes, granola and macaroni and cheese. Back to Nature Foods Company LLC was established in 1960 and is based in Madison, Wisconsin.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2007-11-15 Post Holdings

St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Post Holdings is a consumer packaged goods holding company, operating in the center-of-the-store, foodservice, ingredient, refrigerated, active nutrition and private label food categories. Post Holdings was founded in 1895 and is based in St. Louis, Missouri.

Sell $2.6B

Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Danone

Paris, France

website


Category Company
Founded 1899
Sector Food
Employees88,843
Revenue 27.6B EUR (2023)
DESCRIPTION

Danone is a food & beverage company built on four businesses: Essential Dairy and Plant-Based Products, Waters, Early Life Nutrition, and Medical Nutrition. Danone was founded in 1899 and is based in Paris, France.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 6 of 14
Sector (Food) 4 of 8
Type (Divestiture) 6 of 14
Country (France) 2 of 2
Year (2007) 1 of 2
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 4
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2007-01-31 Calpis Ajinomoto Danone

Tokyo,, Japan

Danone Japan Co., Ltd. offers fresh dairy products.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2007-11-26 Deva Nutrition

Nové Město nad Metují, Czech Republic

Deva Nutrition is a former Danone-owned high-quality facility producing baby fruit desserts and fruit drinks in glass jars and glass bottles possessing strong fresh fruit processing competencies and multiple bio and organic certifications. Deva Nutrition is based in Nové Město nad Metují, Czech Republic.

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