Coca-Cola Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

BeveragesCompany

Coca-Cola has acquired 20 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 7 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 8 assets.

Coca-Cola’s largest acquisition to date was in 2018, when it acquired Costa Limited for $6.0B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2015, when it sold Keurig Green Mountain to JAB Holding Company for $13.9B. Coca-Cola has acquired in 6 different US states, and 7 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include beverages (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity26
    • M&A Buy Activity18
    • M&A Sell Activity8
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 7
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 18
  • M&A Advisors 2

Coca-Cola

The Coca-Cola Co.

One Coca-Cola Plaza,
Atlanta, Georgia 30313
United States,
(404) 676-2121
www.coca-colacompany.com

Coca-Cola is a global brand and producer of beverages. The Company's brands include Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Coca-Cola Light, Coca-Cola Zero, Sprite, Fanta, Minute Maid, Powerade, Aquarius, Dasani, Vitaminwater, Georgia, Simply, Minute Maid Pulpy, Del Valle, Ayataka, Bonaqua/Bonaqa, and Schweppes. Coca-Cola dates back to 1886 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 16 2 - - - - 18
vol $5.6B $6.0B $11.6B
Sell (0.6/yr) # 5 - - - 3 - 8
vol $15.6B $15.6B
  26

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Odwalla, Inc. 2021-09-14 - Divestiture
Dinuba, California · www.odwalla.com
The Coca-Cola - Three Production Locations 2021-08-04 - Divestiture
Atlanta, Georgia
Suja Life LLC 2021-07-13 - Secondary Buyout
Oceanside, California · www.sujajuice.com
Costa Limited 2018-08-31 6.0B GBP Divestiture
Dunstable, United Kingdom · www.costa.co.uk
BA Sports Nutrition LLC 2018-01-01 - Stake Purchase
Beverly Hills, California · www.drinkbodyarmor.com
Unilever NV - AdeS Soy Beverage Business 2016-06-01 575M USD Divestiture
, Brazil
Chi Limited 2016-01-30 - Stake Purchase
Lagos, Nigeria · www.clicktgi.net
Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. 2015-12-07 13.9B USD Going Private
Waterbury, Vermont · www.keuriggreenmountain.com
Suja Life LLC 2015-08-18 - Stake Purchase
Oceanside, California · www.sujajuice.com
Coca-Cola Erfrischungsgetränke AG 2015-08-06 - Divestiture
Knetzgau, Germany
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Coca-Cola HBC A.G.    - Bambi Banat a.d. 2019-02-18 1
Zug, Switzerland · www.coca-colahellenic.com Pozarevac, Serbia · www.bambi.co.rs

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Beverages 18 (100%) 11.6B (100%) 8 (100%) 15.6B (100%)
Total 18 $11.6B 8 $15.6B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 11 4.3B 4 13.9B
  California 6 181M 2 -
  Vermont 1 - 1 13.9B
  Texas 1 - - -
  New York 1 4.1B - -
  New Jersey 1 - - -
  Georgia - - 1 -
Brazil 1 575M 1 364M
China 2 401M - -
Russia 1 276M 1 -
Germany - - 1 -
India 1 60M - -
Nigeria 1 - - -
Philippines - - 1 1.4B
United Kingdom 1 6.0B - -
Domestic 11 (61%) 4.3B (37%) 4 (50%) 13.9B (89%)
Cross-border 7 (39%) 7.3B (63%) 4 (50%) 1.7B (11%)
Total 18 $11.6B 8 $15.6B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Rothschild Global Advisory
1
Legal Deals
Clifford Chance LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $10.1B
$100M to $1B 4 $1.4B
< $100M 1 $60M
TOTAL $11.6B
Largest Costa Limited
$6.0B (2018-08-31)
sell # Total
> $1B 2 $15.3B
$100M to $1B 1 $364M
TOTAL $15.6B
Largest Keurig Green Mountain, Inc.
$13.9B (2015-12-07)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
28%
5 (28%)
Strategic(s)
22%
4 (22%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
25%
2 (25%)
Strategic(s)
63%
5 (63%)

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