Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc.

660 White Plains Road, Suite 250,
Tarrytown, New York 10591
United States,
(914) 524-6800

Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc. markets and distributes brand name over-the-counter medicines and household cleaning products throughout the US, Canada, Australia, and other select international markets. Prestige Brands was established in 1996 and is based in Tarrytown, New York.

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Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 10 1 1 1 - - 13
vol $319M $750M $225M $825M $2.1B
Sell (0.8/yr) # 4 - - 3 - 1 8
vol $69M $69M

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Largest Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc. - Household Cleaning Business
$69M (2018-07-02)

According to our data here at Mergr, Prestige Brands Holdings has acquired 17 companies, including 6 in the last 5 years. A total of 10 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 8 assets.

Prestige Brands Holdings’ largest acquisition to date was in 2016, when it acquired C.B. Fleet for $825M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2018, when it sold Prestige Brands Holdings - Household Cleaning Business to for $69M. Prestige Brands Holdings has acquired in 5 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include consumer products (77%) and medical products (16%).

When analyzing the consumer products sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 291 consumer products companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 23 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 3 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic consumer products acquirer over the past 3 years is Unilever NV, with 7 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the consumer products sector over the past 3 years is L Catterton with 9 platform acquisitions.

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