Saint-Gobain Group Acquisitions and Exits, 42 Deals Between 2004 and 2019
building materials Company

Saint-Gobain Group has acquired 33 companies, including 22 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 9 assets.

Saint-Gobain Group’s largest acquisition to date was in 2004, when it acquired Dahl International AB for $773M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2015, when it sold Verallia SA to Apollo Global Management for $3.3B. Saint-Gobain Group has acquired in 5 different US states, and 15 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include building materials (52%) and manufacturing (19%).

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Saint-Gobain Group

18, avenue d'Alsace,
Les Miroirs, 92400
+33 1 47 62 30 00

Saint-Gobain Group is a manufacturer, designer and distributor of functional materials for the construction, industrial and consumer markets. Saint-Gobain provides comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change. Saint-Gobain Group was established in 1665 and is headquartered in Les Miroirs, France.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (4.4/yr) # 11 1 8 11 2 - 33
vol $844M $117M $961M
Sell (1.2/yr) # 3 2 - - - 4 9
vol $1.4B $3.3B $4.7B

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Largest Dahl International AB
$773M (2004-05-12)
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Largest Verallia SA
$3.3B (2015-06-08)

Building Materials M&A - Last 3 Years

When analyzing the building materials sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 151 building materials companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 13 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 4 have acquired more than 10 companies.

The most prolific strategic building materials acquirer over the past 3 years is Artisan Design Group, with 14 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the building materials sector over the past 3 years is Tecum Capital Partners with 3 platform acquisitions.

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