Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc.

3001 Deming Way,
Middleton, Wisconsin 53562
United States,
(608) 275-3340

Spectrum Brands Holdings is a diversified consumer products company and a supplier of consumer batteries, residential locksets, residential builders’ hardware and faucets, shaving and grooming products, personal care products, small household appliances, specialty pet supplies, lawn and garden and home pest control products, and personal insect repellents.

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Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 11 3 1 - 1 - 16
vol $2.8B $1.4B $4.2B
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - - - - 1 1
vol $2.0B $2.0B

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Largest Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. - Global Battery & Portable Lighting Business
$2.0B (2018-01-16)

According to our data here at Mergr, Spectrum Brands Holdings has acquired 20 companies, including 6 in the last 5 years. A total of 10 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Spectrum Brands Holdings’ largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired Armored AutoGroup for $1.4B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2018, when it sold Spectrum Brands Holdings - Global Battery & Portable Lighting Business to Energizer Holdings for $2.0B. Spectrum Brands Holdings has acquired in 10 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include consumer products (50%) and building materials (13%).

When analyzing the consumer products sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 290 consumer products companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 23 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 3 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic consumer products acquirer over the past 3 years is Unilever NV, with 7 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the consumer products sector over the past 3 years is L Catterton with 9 platform acquisitions.

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