Spectrum Brands Holdings Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Consumer Products Company

Spectrum Brands Holdings has acquired 22 companies, including 5 in the last 5 years. A total of 11 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 assets.

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 (12%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity21
    • M&A Buy Activity18
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 8
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 16
  • M&A Advisors 6

Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc.

3001 Deming Way,
Middleton, Wisconsin 53562
United States,
(608) 275-3340
www.spectrumbrands.com

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.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 15 - 1 1 - 1 18
vol $4.2B $4.2B
Sell (0.6/yr) # - - - 2 1 - 3
vol $3.3B $3.3B
  21

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
OmegaSea LLC 2020-03-12 - Add-on Acquisition
Painesville, Ohio · www.omegasea.net
Remington Products Corp. 2019-04-22 - Divestiture
Wadsworth, Ohio · www.remington-products.com
Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. - Global Auto Care Business 2018-11-15 1.3B USD Divestiture
Vandalia, Ohio
HRG Group, Inc. 2018-07-13 - Merger
New York, New York · www.hrggroup.com
Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. - Global Battery & Portable Lighting Business 2018-01-16 2.0B USD Divestiture
Middleton, Wisconsin
PetMatrix LLC 2017-05-15 - Add-on Acquisition
Saddle Book, New Jersey · www.petmatrix.net
Armored AutoGroup, Inc. 2015-05-22 1.4B USD Add-on Acquisition
Danbury, Connecticut · www.armoredautogroup.com
The Procter & Gamble - Pet Food Brands 2014-09-23 - Divestiture
, United States
Tell Manufacturing, Inc. 2014-09-18 - Add-on Acquisition
Lititz, Pennsylvania · www.tellmfg.com
Liquid Fence Co., Inc. 2014-01-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Blakeslee, Pennsylvania · www.liquidfence.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
United Pet Group, Inc. 2004-08-02 FURminator, Inc. 2011-12-22 2
Cincinnati, Ohio · www.unitedpetgroup.com Fenton, Missouri · www.furminator.com
United Pet Group, Inc. 2004-08-02 Seed Resources LLC 2011-01-03 1
Cincinnati, Ohio · www.unitedpetgroup.com Grand Rapids, Michigan · www.birdola.com
United Pet Group, Inc.    - Aquaria, Inc. 1998-01-01 1
Cincinnati, Ohio · www.unitedpetgroup.com Moorpark, California

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Consumer Products 9 (50%) 2.8B (66%) 2 (67%) 2.0B (62%)
Building Materials 2 (11%) - - -
Electrical Equipment 2 (11%) 28M (1%) - -
Automotive 1 (6%) 1.4B (33%) 1 (33%) 1.3B (38%)
Chemicals 1 (6%) - - -
Diversified 1 (6%) - - -
Food 1 (6%) - - -
Medical Products 1 (6%) - - -
Total 18 $4.2B 3 $3.3B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 14 3.6B 3 3.3B
  Ohio 3 322M 2 1.3B
  Pennsylvania 2 - - -
  Washington 1 - - -
  Texas 1 29M - -
  New York 1 - - -
  New Jersey 1 - - -
  Missouri 1 476M - -
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
  Connecticut 1 1.4B - -
  Wisconsin - - 1 2.0B
Brazil 1 28M - -
China 1 - - -
Germany 1 551M - -
Taiwan 1 - - -
Domestic 14 (78%) 3.6B (86%) 3 (100%) 3.3B (100%)
Cross-border 4 (22%) 579M (14%) - -
Total 18 $4.2B 3 $3.3B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Genesis Capital LLC
2
Citigroup Investment Banking
2
Barclays Investment Bank
1
Legal Deals
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
3
Barnes & Thornburg LLP
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $2.8B
$100M to $1B 3 $1.3B
< $100M 2 $57M
TOTAL $4.2B
Largest Armored AutoGroup, Inc.
$1.4B (2015-05-22)
sell # Total
> $1B 2 $3.3B
TOTAL $3.3B
Largest Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. - Global Battery & Portable Lighting Business
$2.0B (2018-01-16)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
73%
11 73%
Strategic(s)
27%
4 27%
Divested to
PE Firm(s)
33%
1 33%
Strategic(s)
67%
2 67%

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