The Procter & Gamble Co.

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

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.

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Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 20 - - - 1 2 23
vol $72.3B $3.8B $76.2B
Sell (2.2/yr) # 15 6 3 2 - - 26
vol $9.9B $7.6B $12.1B $29.6B

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Largest The Gillette Co.
$57.0B (2005-01-28)
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Largest Procter & Gamble - Beauty Products Business
$12.0B (2015-07-09)

According to our data here at Mergr, The Procter & Gamble has acquired 24 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. A total of 5 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 26 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 12 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include consumer products (74%) and beverages (5%).

When analyzing the consumer products sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 291 consumer products companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 23 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 3 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic consumer products acquirer over the past 3 years is Unilever NV, with 7 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the consumer products sector over the past 3 years is L Catterton with 9 platform acquisitions.

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