Reynolds American - M&A Summary, Ownership, and Business Overview

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Reynolds American M&A Summary

Reynolds American has acquired 5 companies of its own. It has also divested 1 asset.

Reynolds American’s largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired Lorillard for $27.4B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2015, when it sold Reynolds America - Natural American Spirit international businesses to Japan Tobacco for $5.0B. Reynolds American has acquired in 2 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include consumer products (80%) and medical products (20%).

Reynolds American Ownership

Who owns Reynolds American?

Reynolds American is owned by British American Tobacco. It was acquired on January 17, 2017.

Reynolds American Business Overview

Where is Reynolds American headquartered?

Reynolds American is headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

What is Reynolds American’s revenue?

Reynolds American disclosed revenue of 12,370M USD for 2016 and 10,675M USD for 2015.

How many employees does Reynolds American have?

Reynolds American has 5,600 employees.

What sector is Reynolds American in?

Reynolds American is a consumer products company.

When was Reynolds American founded?

Reynolds American was founded in 2004.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity6
    • M&A Buy Activity5
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 1
  • M&A Advisors 3

Reynolds American, Inc.

401 North Main Street,
Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27101
United States,
(336) 741-2000

Reynolds American Inc is a holding company focused on tobacco products. Its principal subsidiaries include the second largest tobacco company in the United States, R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company; the second largest smokeless tobacco products manufacturer in the United States, American Snuff Company, LLC, referred to as American Snuff Co.; the manufacturer of the leading super-premium cigarette brand, Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, Inc., referred to as SFNTC; R. J. Reynolds Vapor Company, referred to as RJR Vapor, a manufacturer and marketer of digital vapor cigarettes in the United States.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 5 - - - - - 5
vol $34.8B $34.8B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $5.0B $5.0B

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Reynolds America - Natural American Spirit international businesses 2015-09-29 5.0B USD Divestiture
, United States
Lorillard, Inc. 2014-07-15 27.4B USD Add-on Acquisition
Greensboro, North Carolina ·
Niconovum AB 2009-12-02 44M USD Add-on Acquisition
Helsingborg, Sweden ·
American Snuff Co. 2006-05-31 3.5B USD Add-on Acquisition
Memphis, Tennessee ·
Conwood Holdings, Inc. 2006-05-31 3.5B USD Add-on Acquisition
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co.(SFNTC) 2001-12-11 340M USD Add-on Acquisition
Oxford, North Carolina ·
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Consumer Products 4 (80%) 34.7B (100%) 1 (100%) 5.0B (100%)
Medical Products 1 (20%) 44M (< 1%) - -
Total 5 $34.8B 1 $5.0B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 4 34.7B 1 5.0B
  North Carolina 3 31.2B - -
  Tennessee 1 3.5B - -
Sweden 1 44M - -
Domestic 4 (80%) 34.7B (100%) 1 (100%) 5.0B (100%)
Cross-border 1 (20%) 44M (< 1%) - -
Total 5 $34.8B 1 $5.0B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Lazard Ltd.
J.P. Morgan Securities
Legal Deals
Jones Day

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 3 $34.4B
$100M to $1B 1 $340M
< $100M 1 $44M
TOTAL $34.8B
Largest Lorillard, Inc.
$27.4B (2014-07-15)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $5.0B
Largest Reynolds America - Natural American Spirit international businesses
$5.0B (2015-09-29)

M&A Connections

Divested to
1 (100%)

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