The Coca-Cola Acquisitions and Exits, 20 Deals Between 1960 and 2018
beverages Company

The Coca-Cola has acquired 18 companies, including 7 in the last 5 years. A total of 7 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 4 assets.

The 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. The Coca-Cola has acquired in 6 different US states, and 8 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include beverages (94%) and consumer products (7%).

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The Coca-Cola Co.

One Coca-Cola Plaza,
Atlanta, Georgia 30313
United States,
(404) 676-2121

The Coca-Cola Co. is a 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 ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # 10 3 2 - 1 - 16
vol $4.6B $401M $575M $6.0B $11.6B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 2 2 - - - - 4
vol $1.7B $13.9B $15.6B

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Largest Costa Limited
$6.0B (2018-08-31)
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Largest Keurig Green Mountain, Inc.
$13.9B (2015-12-07)

Beverages M&A - Last 3 Years

When analyzing the beverages sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 85 beverages companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, and 3 have acquired at least 5 companies.

The most prolific strategic beverages acquirer over the past 3 years is Constellation Brands, with 5 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the beverages sector over the past 3 years is TSG Consumer Partners with 2 platform acquisitions.

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