Pinnacle Foods Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Food Company

Pinnacle Foods has acquired 5 companies of its own, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Pinnacle Foods’ largest acquisition to date was in 2009, when it acquired Birds Eye Foods for $1.3B. Pinnacle Foods has acquired in 3 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include food (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity5
    • M&A Buy Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3
  • M&A Advisors 5

Pinnacle Foods, Inc.

399 Jefferson Road,
Parsippany, New Jersey 07054
United States,
(973) 541-6620
www.pinnaclefoods.com

Pinnacle Foods, Inc. is a manufacturer and marketer of branded convenience food products in the United States and Canada. Its product range includes frozen dinners and entrees, frozen seafood, breakfasts, bagels, pickles, peppers and relish, baking mixes and frostings, and syrups and pancake mixes.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 5 - - - - - 5
vol $3.0B $3.0B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  5

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Boulder Brands, Inc. 2015-11-24 975M USD Add-on Acquisition
Paramus, New Jersey · www.boulderbrands.com
Garden Protein International, Inc.(Gardein) 2014-11-14 133M CAD Add-on Acquisition
Richmond, British Columbia · www.gardein.com
Unilever NV - Wish-Bone Salad Dressings 2013-08-12 580M USD Divestiture
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Birds Eye Foods, Inc. 2009-12-01 1.3B USD Add-on Acquisition
Rochester, New York · www.birdseyefoods.com
Aurora Foods Inc. 2003-10-14 - Special Situations/Distressed
St. Louis, Missouri · www.aurorafoods.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Food 5 (100%) 3.0B (100%) - -
Total 5 $3.0B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 3 2.3B - -
  New York 1 1.3B - -
  New Jersey 1 975M - -
  Missouri 1 - - -
Canada 1 133M - -
  British Columbia 1 133M - -
Netherlands 1 580M - -
Domestic 3 (60%) 2.3B (76%) - -
Cross-border 2 (40%) 713M (24%) - -
Total 5 $3.0B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
2
Barclays Investment Bank
1
Credit Suisse Investment Banking
1
Legal Deals
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
1
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.3B
$100M to $1B 3 $1.7B
TOTAL $3.0B
Largest Birds Eye Foods, Inc.
$1.3B (2009-12-01)

M&A Connections

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

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