Spin Master - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Spin Master M&A Summary

Spin Master has acquired 17 companies, including 5 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Spin Master’s largest acquisition to date was in 2024, when it acquired Melissa & Doug for $950M. Spin Master has acquired in 8 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include consumer products (65%) and digital media (18%).

Spin Master Business Overview

Where is Spin Master headquartered?

Spin Master is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario.

What is Spin Master’s revenue?

Spin Master disclosed revenue of 2,020M USD for 2022 and 2,042M USD for 2021.

What sector is Spin Master in?

Spin Master is a consumer products company.

When was Spin Master founded?

Spin Master was founded in 1994.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity17
    • M&A Buy Activity17
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6
  • M&A Advisors 3

Spin Master

Spin Master Corp.

225 King Street West Suite 200,
Toronto, Ontario M5V 3M2
Canada,
(800) 622-8339
www.spinmaster.com

Spin Master is a children's entertainment company that creates, designs, manufactures and markets a diversified portfolio of innovative toys, games, products and entertainment properties. Spin Master was founded in 1994 and is based in Toronto, Canada.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 13 1 - 2 - 1 17
vol $88M $950M $1.0B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  17

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Melissa & Doug LLC 2024-01-02 950M USD Add-on Acquisition
Wilton, Connecticut · www.melissaanddoug.com
4D Brands International, Inc. 2022-11-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Toronto, Ontario · www.4dpuzz.com
Nørdlight 2022-08-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Stockholm, Sweden · www.nordlight.io
Rubik's Brand Ltd. 2020-10-27 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.rubiks.com
Maya Toys - Orbeez 2019-12-06 - Divestiture
, California
GUND 2018-03-05 79M USD Divestiture
Edison, New Jersey · www.gund.com
Perplexus LLC 2017-12-01 9M USD Add-on Acquisition
Kaysville, Utah · www.perplexus.net
Aerobie, Inc. 2017-07-31 - Add-on Acquisition
Palo Alto, California · www.aerobie.com
Marbles LLC 2017-05-01 - Special Situations/Distressed
Chicago, Illinois · www.marblesthebrainstore.com
Swimways Corp. 2016-08-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Virginia Beach, Virginia · www.swimways.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Consumer Products 11 (65%) 1.0B (100%) - -
Digital Media 3 (18%) - - -
Food 1 (6%) - - -
Leisure 1 (6%) - - -
Retail 1 (6%) - - -
Total 17 $1.0B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 11 1.0B - -
  California 3 - - -
  Virginia 1 - - -
  Utah 1 9M - -
  New York 1 - - -
  New Jersey 1 79M - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
  Connecticut 1 950M - -
Canada 2 - - -
  Ontario 2 - - -
Sweden 2 - - -
France 1 - - -
United Kingdom 1 - - -
Domestic 2 (12%) - - -
Cross-border 15 (88%) 1.0B (100%) - -
Total 17 $1.0B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Evercore Group
1
Legal Deals
Torkin Manes
1
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $950M
< $100M 2 $88M
TOTAL $1.0B
Largest Melissa & Doug LLC
$950M (2024-01-02)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
12%
2 (12%)
Strategic(s)
35%
6 (35%)

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