Saputo Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

FoodCompany

Saputo has acquired 17 companies, including 5 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms.

Saputo’s largest acquisition to date was in 2019, when it acquired Dairy Crest Group for $1.5B. Saputo has acquired in 5 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include food (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity17
    • M&A Buy Activity17
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 5
  • M&A Advisors 6

Saputo

Saputo, Inc.

6869 Métropolitain Boulevard East,
Montreal, Quebec H1P 1X8
Canada,
(514) 328-6662
www.saputo.com

Saputo is a producer, marketer and distributor of a wide array of products including cheese, fluid milk, yogurt, dairy ingredients and snack-cakes. Saputo was founded in 1954 and is based in Montreal, Canada.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 12 3 1 1 - - 17
vol $1.4B $980M $85M $1.5B $4.0B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  17

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Dairy Crest Group plc 2019-02-22 1.5B GBP Add-on Acquisition
Esher, United Kingdom · www.dairycrest.co.uk
F&A Dairy Products, Inc. 2018-10-26 85M USD Add-on Acquisition
Las Cruces, New Mexico · www.fadairy.com
Betin, Inc. 2017-11-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Rolling Hills Estates, California · www.montchevre.com
Murray Goulburn Co-Operative Co. Ltd. 2017-10-26 980M CAD Add-on Acquisition
Southbank, Australia · www.mgc.com.au
Southeast Milk, Inc. - Extended Shelf-Life Business 2017-08-31 - Divestiture
Plant City, Florida
Woolwich Dairy 2015-10-05 80M USD Add-on Acquisition
Orangeville, Ontario · www.woolwichdairy.com
Saputo Dairy Australia Pty Ltd. 2014-01-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Allansford, Australia · www.saputodairyaustralia.com.au
Fairmount Food Group LLC 2011-03-25 271M USD Add-on Acquisition
Deerfield, Illinois · www.fairmountfood.com
Cheese and Protein International LLC 2007-04-12 - Divestiture
Tulare, California
Schneider Cheese, Inc. 2005-05-27 24M USD Add-on Acquisition
Waldo, Wisconsin · www.schneidercheese.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Food 17 (100%) 4.0B (100%) - -
Total 17 $4.0B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Canada 7 685M - -
  Quebec 3 295M - -
  Ontario 2 80M - -
  British Columbia 1 - - -
  Alberta 1 309M - -
United States 7 785M - -
  California 2 - - -
  Illinois 2 676M - -
  Florida 1 - - -
  Wisconsin 1 24M - -
  New Mexico 1 85M - -
Australia 2 980M - -
United Kingdom 1 1.5B - -
Domestic 7 (41%) 685M (17%) - -
Cross-border 10 (59%) 3.3B (83%) - -
Total 17 $4.0B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Moelis & Co.
1
Lazard Ltd.
1
Legal Deals
Clayton Utz
1
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
1
Ash St. Partners Pty Ltd
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.5B
$100M to $1B 5 $2.2B
< $100M 4 $205M
TOTAL $4.0B
Largest Dairy Crest Group plc
$1.5B (2019-02-22)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
6%
1 (6%)
Strategic(s)
24%
4 (24%)

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