Saint-Gobain Group Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Building Materials Company

Saint-Gobain Group has acquired 34 companies, including 23 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 10 assets.

Saint-Gobain Group’s largest acquisition to date was in 2019, when it acquired Continental Building Products for $1.4B. 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 (53%) and manufacturing (18%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity44
    • M&A Buy Activity34
    • M&A Sell Activity10
  • Total Sectors Invested 9
  • Total Countries Invested 15
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 14
  • M&A Advisors 3

Saint-Gobain Group

Les Miroirs 18, avenue d'Alsace,
Courbevoie, 92400
France,
+33 1 47 62 30 00
www.saint-gobain.com

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 based in Les Miroirs, France.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (4.4/yr) # 12 8 11 2 1 - 34
vol $844M $117M $1.4B $2.4B
Sell (1.0/yr) # 5 - - - 5 - 10
vol $4.7B $79M $4.8B
  44

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Continental Building Products, Inc. 2019-11-12 1.4B USD Add-on Acquisition
Herndon, Vermont · www.continental-bp.com
Saint-Gobain Group - Distribution de Matériaux pour les Travaux Publics (DMTP) 2019-07-18 79M EUR Divestiture
Paris, France
Saint-Gobain Group - Optimera Distribution Business 2019-06-19 - Divestiture
Les Miroirs, France
Fiven A/S 2019-01-15 - Divestiture
Courbevoie, France · www.sic.saint-gobain.com
Glassolutions Norway AS 2019-01-10 - Divestiture
Oslo, Norway · www.glassolutions.no
Glassolutions AB 2019-01-10 - Divestiture
Skogås, Sweden · www.glassolutions.se
SIG RoofSpace Solutions 2018-12-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Alcester, United Kingdom · www.sigroofspace.co.uk
HKO Group 2018-08-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Oberhausen, Germany · www.hko.de
Per Strand AS 2017-12-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Harstad, Norway
Wattex NV 2017-12-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Buggenhout, Belgium · www.wattex.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp.    - Micro Hydraulics Ltd. 2018-04-13 3
Akron, Ohio · www.plastics.saint-gobain.com Dublin, Ireland · www.micro.ie
Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp.    - HyComp LLC 2018-03-01 2
Akron, Ohio · www.plastics.saint-gobain.com Middleburg Heights, Ohio · www.hycompinc.com
CertainTeed Gypsum, Inc.    - SimTek Fence 2017-06-30 2
Tampa, Florida Orem, Utah · www.simtekfence.com
CertainTeed Gypsum, Inc.    - Structus Building Technologies, Inc. 2015-07-31 1
Tampa, Florida Bend, Oregon · www.structus.com
CertainTeed Gypsum, Inc.    - CertainTeed - Pipe & Foundations Group 2013-03-06 1
Tampa, Florida Tampa, Florida
Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp.    - Helicke Enterprises, Inc. 2008-02-12 1
Akron, Ohio · www.plastics.saint-gobain.com Tampa, Florida · www.jandjsp.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Building Materials 18 (53%) 1.5B (64%) 4 (40%) 79M (2%)
Manufacturing 6 (18%) 71M (3%) 3 (30%) 4.7B (98%)
Distribution 3 (9%) 773M (33%) 3 (30%) -
Chemicals 2 (6%) - - -
Business Services 1 (3%) - - -
Machinery 1 (3%) - - -
Plastics 1 (3%) - - -
Retail 1 (3%) - - -
Safety/Security 1 (3%) - - -
Total 34 $2.4B 10 $4.8B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 6 1.4B 3 710M
  Vermont 2 1.4B - -
  Ohio 1 - 1 -
  Pennsylvania 1 - - -
  Minnesota 1 - - -
  Florida 1 - - -
  Louisiana - - 1 710M
  Georgia - - 1 -
France 3 - 4 3.4B
United Kingdom 6 71M - -
Germany 4 - - -
Brazil 3 - - -
Norway 2 - 1 -
Sweden 2 773M 1 -
- - 1 640M
Argentina 1 - - -
Belgium 1 - - -
India 1 - - -
Italy 1 - - -
Malaysia 1 - - -
Poland 1 - - -
Romania 1 - - -
Singapore 1 117M - -
Domestic 3 (9%) - 4 (40%) 3.4B (72%)
Cross-border 31 (91%) 2.4B (100%) 6 (60%) 1.4B (28%)
Total 34 $2.4B 10 $4.8B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Morgan Stanley
1
Lazard Ltd.
1
Legal Deals
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.4B
$100M to $1B 2 $890M
< $100M 1 $71M
TOTAL $2.4B
Largest Continental Building Products, Inc.
$1.4B (2019-11-12)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $3.3B
$100M to $1B 2 $1.4B
< $100M 1 $79M
TOTAL $4.8B
Largest Verallia SA
$3.3B (2015-06-08)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
50%
3 50%
Strategic(s)
50%
3 50%
Divested to
PE Firm(s)
40%
4 40%
Strategic(s)
60%
6 60%

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