Sumitomo - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Sumitomo M&A Summary

Sumitomo has acquired 41 companies, including 13 in the last 5 years. A total of 7 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 8 assets.

Sumitomo’s largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired Clermont Mine for $1.0B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2016, when it sold Soukai Drug to Rakuten Group for $74M. Sumitomo has acquired in 8 different US states, and 17 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include energy services and equipment (10%) and metals/mining (10%).

Sumitomo Business Overview

Where is Sumitomo headquartered?

Sumitomo is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

What is Sumitomo’s revenue?

Sumitomo disclosed revenue of 5,495,015M JPY for 2022 and 4,645,059M JPY for 2021.

How many employees does Sumitomo have?

Sumitomo has 74,920 employees.

What sector is Sumitomo in?

Sumitomo is a distribution company.

When was Sumitomo founded?

Sumitomo was founded in 1919.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity49
    • M&A Buy Activity41
    • M&A Sell Activity8
  • Total Sectors Invested 25
  • Total Countries Invested 17
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 33
  • M&A Advisors 1

Sumitomo

Sumitomo Corp.

Otemachi Place East Tower 3-2 Otemachi 2-Chome Chiyoda-ku,
Tokyo, 100-8601
Japan,
+81 3 6285 5000
www.sumitomocorp.com

Sumitomo is a global network and based on trust from companies in various industries and from consumers, Sumitomo Corporation engages in multifaceted business activities by making the most of its Integrated Corporate Strength. These business activities include sales of a variety of products and services within Japan, import and export, trilateral trade, and domestic and international business investment. Sumitomo was founded in 1919 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # 35 4 - - 1 1 41
vol $3.1B $3.1B
Sell (0.6/yr) # 5 - - 1 1 1 8
vol $74M $74M
  49

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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Energy Services and Equipment 4 (10%) - - -
Metals/Mining 4 (10%) 1.4B (44%) - -
Financial Services 2 (5%) 465M (15%) 2 (25%) -
Chemicals 3 (7%) - - -
Distribution 3 (7%) 846M (27%) - -
Information Technology 2 (5%) - 1 (13%) -
Aerospace 2 (5%) - - -
Agriculture 2 (5%) - - -
Automotive 2 (5%) 188M (6%) - -
Renewable Energy 2 (5%) - - -
E-Commerce 1 (2%) - 1 (13%) 74M (100%)
Life Science 1 (2%) - 1 (13%) -
Media 1 (2%) - 1 (13%) -
Medical Products 1 (2%) - 1 (13%) -
Transportation 1 (2%) - 1 (13%) -
Business Services 1 (2%) - - -
Consumer Products 1 (2%) - - -
Consumer Services 1 (2%) - - -
Electronics 1 (2%) - - -
Healthcare Services 1 (2%) - - -
Insurance 1 (2%) - - -
Oil/Gas Exploration 1 (2%) - - -
Software 1 (2%) - - -
Technology Hardware 1 (2%) - - -
Utilities 1 (2%) 253M (8%) - -
Total 41 $3.1B 8 $74M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 12 340M 4 -
  Florida 2 - 1 -
  Virginia 2 - 1 -
  Texas 2 - - -
  Pennsylvania 2 340M - -
  Maryland 1 - - -
  Arizona 1 - - -
  Ohio 1 - - -
  North Carolina 1 - - -
  Minnesota - - 1 -
  New York - - 1 -
Japan 7 - 3 74M
Australia 3 1.0B - -
China 3 188M - -
Chile 2 - - -
Germany 2 - - -
Netherlands 1 - 1 -
Norway 2 - - -
Brazil 1 - - -
France 1 - - -
Indonesia 1 465M - -
Ireland 1 846M - -
Israel 1 - - -
Kenya 1 - - -
Singapore 1 - - -
Spain 1 - - -
United Kingdom 1 253M - -
Domestic 7 (17%) - 3 (38%) 74M (100%)
Cross-border 34 (83%) 3.1B (100%) 5 (63%) -
Total 41 $3.1B 8 $74M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Colonnade Advisors LLC
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.0B
$100M to $1B 5 $2.1B
TOTAL $3.1B
Largest Clermont Mine
$1.0B (2014-06-02)
sell # Total
< $100M 1 $74M
TOTAL $74M
Largest Soukai Drug Co., Ltd.
$74M (2016-10-28)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
17%
7 (17%)
Strategic(s)
12%
5 (12%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
13%
1 (13%)
Strategic(s)
88%
7 (88%)

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