Newell Brands, Inc.

Three Glenlake Parkway,
Atlanta, Georgia 30328
United States,
(770) 418-7000

Newell Brands, Inc. is a marketer of consumer and commercial products. The Company's portfolio of leading brands include Rubbermaid, Sharpie, Graco, Calphalon, Irwin, Lenox, Levolor, Paper Mate, Dymo, Waterman, Parker, Goody, Rubbermaid Commercial Products and Aprica. Newell Brands was formerly known as Newell Rubbermaid. The Company was formed in 1903 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (1.8/yr) # 15 3 3 2 1 - 24
vol $2.4B $601M $16.0B $570M $75M $19.6B
Sell (2.0/yr) # 9 - 2 2 3 3 19
vol $524M $215M $540M $2.2B $3.5B

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Largest Newell Brands, Inc. - Tools
$2.0B (2017-03-10)

According to our data here at Mergr, Newell Brands has acquired 25 companies, including 9 in the last 5 years. A total of 6 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 19 assets.

Newell Brands’ largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired Jarden for $15.4B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2017, when it sold Newell Brands - Tools to Stanley Black & Decker for $2.0B. Newell Brands has acquired in 12 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include consumer products (59%) and building materials (9%).

When analyzing the consumer products sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 292 consumer products companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 18 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 3 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic consumer products acquirer over the past 3 years is Unilever NV, with 8 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the consumer products sector over the past 3 years is L Catterton with 8 platform acquisitions.

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