Post Holdings Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Post Holdings has acquired 16 companies, including 5 in the last 5 years. A total of 7 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Post Holdings’ largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired Michael Foods for $2.5B. Post Holdings has acquired in 8 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include food (74%) and medical products (14%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity16
    • M&A Buy Activity15
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 13
  • M&A Advisors 8

Post Holdings

Post Holdings, Inc.

2503 South Hanley Road,
St. Louis, Missouri 63144
United States,
(314) 644-7600
www.postholdings.com

Post Holdings is a consumer packaged goods holding company, operating in the center-of-the-store, foodservice, ingredient, refrigerated, active nutrition and private label food categories. Post Holdings was originally established in 1895 and is based in St. Louis, Missouri.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 12 - - 2 1 - 15
vol $8.6B $85M $8.6B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
  16

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
TreeHouse Foods, Inc. - Ready-to-Eat Cereal Business 2021-06-01 85M USD Divestiture
Oak Brook, Illinois
Almark Foods 2020-12-14 - Add-on Acquisition
Gainesville, Georgia · www.almarkeggs.com
Peter Pan 2020-12-07 - Divestiture
Chicago, Illinois · www.peterpanpb.com
Bob Evans Farms, Inc. 2017-09-19 1.5B USD Add-on Acquisition
New Albany, Ohio · www.bobevans.com
Weetabix Ltd. 2017-04-18 2.2B GBP Add-on Acquisition
Kettering, United Kingdom · www.weetabix.co.uk
Willamette Egg Farms LLC 2015-10-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Canby, Oregon · www.willametteegg.com
Supplement Bar Production - Post Holdings, Inc. 2015-08-24 - Divestiture
Boise, Idaho
MOM Brands Co. 2015-05-04 1.2B USD Add-on Acquisition
Lakeville, Minnesota · www.mombrands.com
American Blanching Co., Inc. (ABC Peanut Butter LLC) 2014-11-03 128M USD Add-on Acquisition
Fitzgerald, Georgia · www.americanblanching.com
PowerBar, Inc. 2014-10-01 - Divestiture
Glendale, California · www.powerbar.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Food 11 (73%) 8.1B (94%) - -
Medical Products 2 (13%) - 1 (100%) -
Consumer Products 1 (7%) 180M (2%) - -
Manufacturing 1 (7%) 380M (4%) - -
Total 15 $8.6B 1 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 12 6.2B 1 -
  Minnesota 2 3.6B - -
  Illinois 2 85M - -
  Georgia 2 128M - -
  California 2 180M - -
  Texas 1 380M - -
  Oregon 1 - - -
  Ohio 1 1.5B - -
  North Dakota 1 370M - -
  Idaho - - 1 -
Australia 1 - - -
Canada 1 243M - -
  British Columbia 1 243M - -
United Kingdom 1 2.2B - -
Domestic 12 (80%) 6.2B (72%) 1 (100%) -
Cross-border 3 (20%) 2.4B (28%) - -
Total 15 $8.6B 1 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Barclays Investment Bank
3
Credit Suisse Investment Banking
2
Rabobank Securities
1
Legal Deals
Lewis, Rice & Fingersh LC
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 4 $7.3B
$100M to $1B 5 $1.3B
< $100M 1 $85M
TOTAL $8.6B
Largest Michael Foods, Inc.
$2.5B (2014-04-17)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
40%
6 (40%)
Strategic(s)
40%
6 (40%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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