The Procter & Gamble Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Consumer Products Company

The Procter & Gamble has acquired 27 companies, including 6 in the last 5 years. A total of 6 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 30 assets.

The Procter & Gamble’s largest acquisition to date was in 2005, when it acquired The Gillette for $57.0B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2015, when it sold Procter & Gamble - Beauty Products Business to Coty for $12.0B. The Procter & Gamble has acquired in 13 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include consumer products (77%) and beverages (4%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity56
    • M&A Buy Activity26
    • M&A Sell Activity30
  • Total Sectors Invested 7
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 35
  • M&A Advisors 7

The Procter & Gamble Co.

One Procter & Gamble Plaza,
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
United States,
(513) 983-1100
www.pginvestor.com

The Procter & Gamble Company is a producer of branded consumer packaged goods. The Company has five reportable segments, including Beauty; Grooming; Health Care; Fabric Care and Home Care; and Baby, Feminine and Family Care. Customers include mass merchandisers, grocery stores, membership club stores, drug stores, department stores, salons, distributors, e-commerce and high-frequency stores. Procter & Gamble was formed in 1837 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # 20 - 1 3 1 1 26
vol $72.3B $4.1B $76.4B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 28 2 - - - - 30
vol $29.6B $29.6B
  56

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Billie, Inc. 2020-01-08 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.mybillie.com
This Is L., Inc. 2019-02-05 - Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.thisisl.com
First Aid Beauty Ltd. 2018-07-17 250M USD Add-on Acquisition
Newton, Massachusetts · www.firstaidbeauty.com
Pressbox LLC 2018-07-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Chicago, Illinois · www.usepressbox.com
Merck KGaA - Consumer Health Business 2018-04-19 3.8B EUR Divestiture
Darmstadt, Germany
Native Cos. 2017-11-15 - Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.nativecos.com
TAG Fragrance Co. 2016-07-26 - Divestiture
, United States
The Procter & Gamble Co. - Hair Care Brands 2016-03-03 - Divestiture
, United States
The Procter & Gamble Co. - Mataró 2015-12-18 - Divestiture
, Spain
Procter & Gamble - Beauty Products Business 2015-07-09 12.0B USD Divestiture
, Ohio
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
The Gillette Co.    - Zooth, Inc. 2004-06-07 1
Boston, United States · www.gillette.com South Boston, Massachusetts · www.zooth.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Consumer Products 20 (77%) 76.2B (100%) 21 (70%) 12.1B (41%)
Food 1 (4%) - 3 (10%) 6.4B (22%)
Beverages 1 (4%) - 2 (7%) 3.3B (11%)
Healthcare Services 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Life Science - - 2 (7%) 3.1B (10%)
Business Services 1 (4%) - - -
Packaging 1 (4%) 200M (< 1%) - -
Retail 1 (4%) - - -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (3%) 4.7B (16%)
Total 26 $76.4B 30 $29.6B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 23 66.4B 27 29.6B
  Ohio 2 - 6 15.4B
  Pennsylvania 3 - 3 -
  New York 3 - 2 -
  California 3 200M - -
  Connecticut 2 6.2B 1 4.7B
  Maryland 2 2.4B - -
  Georgia 1 - 1 -
  Florida 1 - 1 -
  Vermont 1 - - -
  Nebraska 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 250M - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
  Texas - - 1 -
  Tennessee - - 1 2.7B
Germany 2 10.0B - -
1 - - -
Greece - - 1 -
Mexico - - 1 -
Spain - - 1 -
Domestic 23 (88%) 66.4B (87%) 27 (90%) 29.6B (100%)
Cross-border 3 (12%) 10.0B (13%) 3 (10%) -
Total 26 $76.4B 30 $29.6B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
2
Morgan Stanley
1
Ohana & Co.
1
Legal Deals
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
3
Jones Day
2
Covington & Burling LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 7 $75.6B
$100M to $1B 3 $811M
TOTAL $76.4B
Largest The Gillette Co.
$57.0B (2005-01-28)
sell # Total
> $1B 6 $28.7B
$100M to $1B 2 $921M
TOTAL $29.6B
Largest Procter & Gamble - Beauty Products Business
$12.0B (2015-07-09)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
60%
6 60%
Strategic(s)
40%
4 40%
Divested to
PE Firm(s)
13%
4 13%
Strategic(s)
87%
27 87%

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