People s United Financial Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Financial Services Company

People s United Financial has acquired 13 companies, including 6 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 2 assets.

People s United Financial’s largest acquisition to date was in 2008, when it acquired Chittenden for $1.9B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2004, when it sold People s Bank Credit Card Operations to Citizens Financial Group for $2.4B. People s United Financial has acquired in 6 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include financial services (93%) and information technology (8%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity15
    • M&A Buy Activity13
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 1
  • M&A Advisors 7

People's United Financial, Inc.

850 Main Street,
Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604
United States,
(203) 338-7171
www.peoples.com

People's United Financial, Inc., a diversified financial services company with $33 billion in assets. People’s United Bank, is a premier, community-based, regional bank in the Northeast offering commercial and retail banking, as well as wealth management services through a network of over 400 retail locations in Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine. People's United Financial was founded in 1842 and is baased in Bridgeport, Connecticut.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # 7 2 - 2 2 - 13
vol $3.0B $402M $871M $759M $5.0B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 1 - - - - 1 2
vol $2.4B $2.4B
  15

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
People's United Financial, Inc. - LH-Finance 2020-02-19 - Divestiture
, Connecticut
United Financial Bancorp, Inc. 2019-07-15 759M USD Add-on Acquisition
Hartford, Connecticut · www.bankatunited.com
VAR Technology Finance 2019-01-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Mesquite, Texas · www.vartechnologyfinance.com
BSB Bancorp, Inc. 2018-11-27 327M USD Add-on Acquisition
Belmont, Massachusetts · www.belmontsavings.com
First Connecticut Bancorp, Inc. 2018-06-19 544M USD Add-on Acquisition
Farmington, Connecticut · www.firstconnecticutbancorp.com
Gerstein Fisher 2016-07-21 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.gersteinfisher.com
Suffolk Bancorp. 2016-06-27 402M USD Add-on Acquisition
Riverhead, New York · www.scnb.com
Citizens Financial Group - 56 Branches 2012-02-28 3M USD Divestiture
, United States
Danvers Bancorp, Inc. 2011-07-01 215M USD Add-on Acquisition
Danvers, Massachusetts · www.danversbank.com
LSB Corp. 2010-12-01 95M USD Add-on Acquisition
North Andover, Massachusetts
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
People's United Bank    - Vend Lease Co. 2018-07-19 5
Bridgeport, Connecticut Baltimore, Maryland · www.vendlease.net
People's United Bank    - LEAF Commercial Capital, Inc. 2017-07-19 4
Bridgeport, Connecticut Philadelphia, United States · www.leafnow.com
People's United Bank    - Citizens Financial - 56 Branches 2012-02-28 3
Bridgeport, Connecticut , United States
People's United Bank    - Butler Bank 2010-04-16 2
Bridgeport, Connecticut Lowell, Massachusetts · www.butlerbank.com
People's United Bank    - Maine Bank & Trust Co. 2009-01-01 1
Bridgeport, Connecticut Portland, Maine

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Financial Services 12 (92%) 5.0B (100%) 2 (100%) 2.4B (100%)
Information Technology 1 (8%) - - -
Total 13 $5.0B 2 $2.4B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 13 5.0B 2 2.4B
  Connecticut 4 1.4B 1 -
  New York 3 1.1B - -
  Massachusetts 3 636M - -
  Vermont 1 1.9B - -
  Texas 1 - - -
Total 13 $5.0B 2 $2.4B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Keefe, Bruyette, & Woods, Inc.
3
Morgan Stanley
2
Berkshire Capital Securities LLC
1
Legal Deals
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
6
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.9B
$100M to $1B 6 $3.0B
< $100M 3 $154M
TOTAL $5.0B
Largest Chittenden Corp.
$1.9B (2008-01-02)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $2.4B
TOTAL $2.4B
Largest People's Bank Credit Card Operations
$2.4B (2004-03-05)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
100%
1 100%
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
2 100%

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