RPM International Acquisitions and Exits, 36 Deals Between 1996 and 2019
chemicals Company

RPM International has acquired 36 companies, including 20 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

RPM International’s largest acquisition to date was in 2011, when it acquired Legend Brands for $70M. RPM International has acquired in 13 different US states, and 9 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include chemicals (49%) and building materials (20%).

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RPM International, Inc.

2628 Pearl Road PO Box 777,
Medina, Ohio 44258
United States,
(330) 273-5090
www.rpminc.com

RPM International Inc. manufactures, markets, and sells specialty chemical products for industrial and consumer markets in the United States and internationally. RPM International Was founded in 1947 and is based in Medina, Ohio.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (4.0/yr) # 15 2 6 6 4 2 35
vol $70M $70M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
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Largest Legend Brands, Inc.
$70M (2011-10-26)
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Chemicals M&A - Last 3 Years

When analyzing the chemicals sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 192 chemicals companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 14 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 1 has acquired more than 10 companies.

The most prolific strategic chemicals acquirer over the past 3 years is PPG Industries, with 7 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the chemicals sector over the past 3 years is Arsenal Capital Partners with 6 platform acquisitions.


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