Sherwin-Williams - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Sherwin-Williams M&A Summary

Sherwin-Williams has acquired 16 companies, including 4 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms.

Sherwin-Williams’ largest acquisition to date was in 2016, when it acquired The Valspar for $11.3B. Sherwin-Williams has acquired in 7 different US states, and 8 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include chemicals (88%) and safety/security (7%).

Sherwin-Williams Business Overview

Where is Sherwin-Williams headquartered?

Sherwin-Williams is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.

What is Sherwin-Williams’ revenue?

Sherwin-Williams disclosed revenue of 22,149M USD for 2022 and 19,945M USD for 2021.

How many employees does Sherwin-Williams have?

Sherwin-Williams has 61,031 employees.

What sector is Sherwin-Williams in?

Sherwin-Williams is a chemicals company.

When was Sherwin-Williams founded?

Sherwin-Williams was founded in 1866.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity16
    • M&A Buy Activity16
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 8
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3
  • M&A Advisors 6

Sherwin-Williams

The Sherwin-Williams Co.

101 West Prospect Avenue,
Cleveland, Ohio 44115
United States,
(216) 566-2000
www.sherwin-williams.com

Sherwin-Williams is engaged in the development, manufacture, distribution and sale of paint, coatings and related products to professional, industrial, commercial and retail customers primarily in North and South America with additional operations in the Caribbean region, Europe and Asia. Sherwin-Williams was founded in 1866 and is based in Cleveland, Ohio.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 12 - 2 2 - - 16
vol $12.8B $12.8B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  16

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Industria Chimica Adriatica SpA 2022-10-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Civitanova Marche, Italy · www.icaspa.com
Gross & Perthun GmbH 2022-06-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Mannheim, Germany · www.gross-perthun.de
Sika - European Industrial Coatings Business 2021-08-19 - Divestiture
, Germany
Tennant Coatings 2021-02-02 - Divestiture
Golden Valley, Minnesota · www.tennantcoatings.com
The Valspar Corp. 2016-03-20 11.3B USD Add-on Acquisition
Minneapolis, Minnesota · www.valspar.com
Consorcio Comex S.A. de C.V. - US/Canada Operations 2013-09-16 165M USD Divestiture
Mexico City, Mexico
Frazee Industries, Inc. (Frazee Paint) 2013-09-16 - Add-on Acquisition
San Diego, California · www. brands.sherwin-williams.com/frazee/‎
Jiangsu Planet Paints & Co., Ltd. 2012-12-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Changzhou, China · www.pulanna.cn
Geocel LLC 2012-06-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Elkhart, Indiana · www.geocelusa.com
Leighs Paints Ltd. 2011-07-06 - Add-on Acquisition
West Thurrock, United Kingdom · www.leighspaintsonline.co.uk
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
The Valspar Corp. 2016-03-20 The Valspar Corp. - Industrial Wood Coatings business 2017-04-12 1
Minneapolis, Minnesota · www.valspar.com , United States

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Chemicals 14 (88%) 12.8B (100%) - -
Construction 1 (6%) - - -
Safety/Security 1 (6%) - - -
Total 16 $12.8B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 8 12.7B - -
  Minnesota 2 11.3B - -
  Pennsylvania 1 295M - -
  Ohio 1 - - -
  New Jersey 1 830M - -
  Maryland 1 253M - -
  Indiana 1 - - -
  California 1 - - -
Germany 2 - - -
China 1 - - -
Ecuador 1 - - -
India 1 - - -
Italy 1 - - -
Mexico 1 165M - -
United Kingdom 1 - - -
Domestic 8 (50%) 12.7B (99%) - -
Cross-border 8 (50%) 165M (1%) - -
Total 16 $12.8B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
SSKM Corporate Advisory Pvt. Ltd.
1
Citigroup Investment Banking
1
BDA Partners
1
Legal Deals
Jones Day
1
Weil Gotshal & Manges
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $11.3B
$100M to $1B 4 $1.5B
TOTAL $12.8B
Largest The Valspar Corp.
$11.3B (2016-03-20)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
6%
1 (6%)
Strategic(s)
13%
2 (13%)

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