Pacific Brands Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Consumer Products Company

Pacific Brands has acquired 5 companies of its own. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 assets.

Pacific Brands’ largest acquisition to date was in 2005, when it acquired Sheridan Australia Pty. for $62M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2014, when it sold Workwear Group Pty. to Wesfarmers Industrial And Safety Pty. for $180M. The Company’s most targeted sectors include apparel/textiles (80%) and distribution (20%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity8
    • M&A Buy Activity5
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 5

Pacific Brands Ltd.

Building 10, Level 1,
Richmond, VIC 3121
Australia,
+61 3 9947 4900
www.pacificbrands.com.au

Pacific Brands Ltd. is a provider in underwear, footwear, and sports equipment predominantly sourced from China, and bedding manufactured in Australia. Well known brands include Bonds, Berier, Holeproof, Grosby, Clarks, Malvern Star, Dunlop and Slazenger.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 5 - - - - - 5
vol $92M $92M
Sell (0.2/yr) # 2 1 - - - - 3
vol $180M $24M $204M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Dunlop Flooring Pty Ltd. 2016-12-14 24M AUD Divestiture
North Sunshine, Australia · www.dunlopflooring.com.au
Workwear Group Pty. Ltd.(Workwear Group) 2014-12-01 180M USD Divestiture
Port Melbourne, Australia · www.workweargroup.com.au
Brand Collective Pty Ltd 2014-11-18 - Divestiture
Alexandria, Australia · www.brandcollective.com.au
Yakka Pty. Ltd. 2007-02-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Broadmeadows, Australia
Globe International - Streetwear Division 2006-10-19 30M AUD Divestiture
, Australia
Sheridan Australia Pty. Ltd. 2005-09-23 62M USD Add-on Acquisition
Ultimo, Australia · www.sheridan.com.au
TMI Australasia Pty. Ltd. 2005-01-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Richmond, Australia
Boydex International Pty. Ltd. 1995-01-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Hartwell, Australia
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Apparel/Textiles 4 (80%) 92M (100%) 1 (33%) 180M (88%)
Distribution 1 (20%) - - -
Consumer Products - - 1 (33%) 24M (12%)
Retail - - 1 (33%) -
Total 5 $92M 3 $204M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Australia 5 92M 3 204M
Total 5 $92M 3 $204M

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 2 $92M
TOTAL $92M
Largest Sheridan Australia Pty. Ltd.
$62M (2005-09-23)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $180M
< $100M 1 $24M
TOTAL $204M
Largest Workwear Group Pty. Ltd.(Workwear Group)
$180M (2014-12-01)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
50%
1 50%
Strategic(s)
50%
1 50%
Divested to
PE Firm(s)
33%
1 33%
Strategic(s)
67%
2 67%

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