The Hillshire Brands Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Food Company

The Hillshire Brands has acquired 2 companies of its own. It has also divested 1 asset.

The Hillshire Brands’ largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired Van s International Foods for $165M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2012, when it sold Kitchens of Sara Lee Pty to McCain Foods Pty for $58M. The Hillshire Brands has acquired in 2 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include food (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity3
    • M&A Buy Activity2
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2
  • M&A Advisors 2

The Hillshire Brands Co.

400 South Jefferson Street,
Chicago, Illinois 60607
United States,
(312) 614-6000
www.hillshirebrands.com

The Hillshire Brands Company manufactures and markets meat-centric food solutions worldwide. It operates in two segments, Retail and Foodservice/Other.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $165M $165M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $58M $58M
  3

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Van's International Foods, Inc. (DBA Van's Natural Foods) 2014-05-15 165M USD Divestiture
Phoenix,, Arizona · www.vansfoods.com
Golden Island Jerky Co. 2013-09-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Rancho Cucamonga, California · www.goldenislandjerky.com
Kitchens of Sara Lee Pty Ltd. 2012-12-19 58M AUD Divestiture
Lisarow, Australia · www.saralee.com.au
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Food 2 (100%) 165M (100%) 1 (100%) 58M (100%)
Total 2 $165M 1 $58M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 2 165M - -
  California 1 - - -
  Arizona 1 165M - -
Australia - - 1 58M
Domestic 2 (100%) 165M (100%) - -
Cross-border - - 1 (100%) 58M (100%)
Total 2 $165M 1 $58M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Centerview Partners LLC
1
Legal Deals
Stinson Leonard Street LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $165M
TOTAL $165M
Largest Van's International Foods, Inc. (DBA Van's Natural Foods)
$165M (2014-05-15)
sell # Total
< $100M 1 $58M
TOTAL $58M
Largest Kitchens of Sara Lee Pty Ltd.
$58M (2012-12-19)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
50%
1 (50%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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