PZ Cussons plc

3500 Aviator Way,
Manchester, M22 5TG
United Kingdom,
+44 16 1435 1000
www.pzcussons.com

PZ Cussons plc is an international marketing and manufacturing company specializing in personal cleansing and other categories.

M&A Summary

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 3 1 - - - - 4
vol $231M $65M $296M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $10M $10M
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Largest The Sanctuary Spa Group
$115M (2008-01-29)
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Largest 1001 Carpet Cleaning Brand
$10M (2004-02-10)

According to our data here at Mergr, PZ Cussons has acquired 4 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

PZ Cussons’ largest acquisition to date was in 2008, when it acquired The Sanctuary Group for $115M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2004, when it sold 1001 Carpet Cleaning Brand to WD-40 Company for $10M. PZ Cussons has acquired in 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include consumer services (50%) and apparel/textiles (25%).

When analyzing the consumer products sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 278 consumer products companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 22 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 1 has acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic consumer products acquirer over the past 3 years is Unilever NV, with 10 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the consumer products sector over the past 3 years is L Catterton with 6 platform acquisitions.

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