M&A Deal Summary

Nestlé Purina PetCare Acquires Energizer Holdings

On July 1, 1986, Nestlé Purina PetCare Co. acquired consumer products company Energizer Holdings, Inc. for 1.5B USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Nestlé Purina PetCare’s 1st transaction in the Consumer Products sector.
  • This is Nestlé Purina PetCare’s 1st largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Nestlé Purina PetCare’s 1st transaction in the United States.
  • This is Nestlé Purina PetCare’s 1st transaction in Missouri.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 1986-07-01
Target Energizer Holdings, Inc.
Sector Consumer Products
Buyer(s) Nestlé Purina PetCare Co.
Deal Type Divestiture
Deal Value 1.5B USD

Target

Energizer Holdings, Inc.

St. Louis, Missouri, United States
website
Entrance to Energizer's corporate headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri.
Entrance to Energizer's corporate headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri.
Energizer Holdings is a consumer goods company operating globally in the broad categories of household and personal care products. Energizer offers solutions in portable power, lighting, wet shave and personal grooming, skin care, feminine care and infant care. Energizer Holdings is based in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Nestlé Purina PetCare Co.

St. Louis, Missouri, United States

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Category Company
SectorFood
Revenue 11.2B USD (2013)
DESCRIPTION
Nestlé Purina's corporate headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri.
Nestlé Purina's corporate headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri.

Nestlé Purina Petcare is a producer of pet food, treats and litter. Brands include Purina Pro Plan, Purina Dog Chow, Friskies, Beneful and Purina ONE.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 5
Sector (Consumer Products) 1 of 1
Type (Divestiture) 1 of 1
State (Missouri) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 1 of 3
Year (1986) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2000-04-01 Energizer Holdings, Inc.

St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Energizer Holdings is a consumer goods company operating globally in the broad categories of household and personal care products. Energizer offers solutions in portable power, lighting, wet shave and personal grooming, skin care, feminine care and infant care. Energizer Holdings is based in St. Louis, Missouri.

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