PepsiCo Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Beverages Company

PepsiCo has acquired 26 companies, including 9 in the last 5 years. A total of 7 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

PepsiCo’s largest acquisition to date was in 2001, when it acquired The Quaker Oats for $13.4B. PepsiCo has acquired in 8 different US states, and 10 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include food (58%) and beverages (39%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity28
    • M&A Buy Activity26
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 10
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 13
  • M&A Advisors 9

PepsiCo, Inc. (PepsiCo)

700 Anderson Hill Road,
Purchase, New York 10577
United States,
(914) 253-2000
www.pepsico.com

PepsiCo is a global food and beverage company. PepsiCo's brands include Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Quaker and Tropicana. Through its operations, authorized bottlers, contract manufacturers and other third parties, PepsiCo makes, markets, distributes and sells a wide variety of beverages, foods and snacks. PepsiCo was established in 1898 and is based in Purchase, New York.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (1.6/yr) # 18 - 3 4 1 - 26
vol $22.6B $3.2B $1.7B $3.9B $31.3B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
  28

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Rockstar, Inc. 2020-03-11 3.9B USD Add-on Acquisition
Las Vegas, Nevada · www.rockstarenergy.com
BFY Brands LLC 2019-12-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Liberty, New York · www.bfybrands.com
Pioneer Foods 2019-07-19 1.7B USD Add-on Acquisition
Johannesburg, South Africa · www.evernex.com
Knjaz Miloš a.d. 2019-06-05 - Joint Venture
Arandjelovac, Serbia · www.knjaz.co.rs
CytoSport, Inc. 2019-02-19 - Divestiture
Benicia, California · www.cytosport.com
Health Warrior, Inc. 2018-10-31 - Add-on Acquisition
Richmond, Virginia · www.healthwarrior.com
SodaStream International Ltd. 2018-08-20 3.2B USD Add-on Acquisition
Airport City, Israel · www.sodastream.com
Bare Foods Co. 2018-05-25 - Divestiture
San Francisco, California · www.baresnacks.com
KeVita, Inc. 2016-11-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Ventura, California · www.kevita.com
PepsiCo - Bottling Facility Hamburg & Germany 2016-02-24 - Divestiture
, Germany
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
The Quaker Oats Co., Inc.    - The Quaker Oats Co - Kretschmer Brand 2011-11-30 2
Chicago, Illinois · www.quakeroats.com , Illinois
The Quaker Oats Co., Inc.    - Gatorade, Inc. 2001-08-03 1
Chicago, Illinois · www.quakeroats.com Chicago, Illinois · www.gatorade.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Food 15 (58%) 21.0B (67%) - -
Beverages 10 (38%) 10.4B (33%) 1 (50%) -
Restaurants 1 (4%) - 1 (50%) -
Total 26 $31.3B 2 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 17 20.6B 1 -
  California 7 - 1 -
  Illinois 3 16.7B - -
  New York 2 - - -
  Virginia 1 - - -
  Texas 1 - - -
  Nevada 1 3.9B - -
  Minnesota 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
Argentina 1 - - -
Australia 1 - - -
Brazil 1 450M - -
Egypt 1 - - -
Germany - - 1 -
Israel 1 3.2B - -
Poland 1 - - -
Russia 1 5.4B - -
Serbia 1 - - -
South Africa 1 1.7B - -
Domestic 17 (65%) 20.6B (66%) 1 (50%) -
Cross-border 9 (35%) 10.8B (34%) 1 (50%) -
Total 26 $31.3B 2 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Centerview Partners LLC
4
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
1
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
1
Legal Deals
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
2
Jones Day
1
Herzog Fox & Neeman
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 6 $30.9B
$100M to $1B 1 $450M
TOTAL $31.3B
Largest The Quaker Oats Co., Inc.
$13.4B (2001-08-03)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
27%
7 (27%)
Strategic(s)
12%
3 (12%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
50%
1 (50%)
Strategic(s)
50%
1 (50%)

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