The Procter & Gamble Acquisitions and Exits, 53 Deals Between 1947 and 2019
consumer products Company

The Procter & Gamble has acquired 25 companies, including 4 in the last 5 years. A total of 5 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 29 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 (75%) and beverages (5%).

Join Mergr and gain access to The Procter & Gamble’s M&A summary, the M&A summaries of companies just like it, as well as recent M&A activity in the consumer products sector.

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.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 20 - - 1 2 1 24
vol $72.3B $3.8B $76.2B
Sell (1.4/yr) # 22 5 2 - - - 29
vol $17.5B $12.1B $29.6B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Sign-up to View
Sign-up to View
Sign-up to View
Legal Deals
Sign-up to View
Sign-up to View
Sign-up to View

Deal Values

> $1B Sign-up to View
$100M to $1B Sign-up to View
< $100M Sign-up to View
TOTAL Sign-up to View
Largest The Gillette Co.
$57.0B (2005-01-28)
Sell # Total
> $1B Sign-up to View
$100M to $1B Sign-up to View
< $100M Sign-up to View
Total Sign-up to View
Largest Procter & Gamble - Beauty Products Business
$12.0B (2015-07-09)

Consumer Products M&A - Last 3 Years

When analyzing the consumer products sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 316 consumer products companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 17 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 2 have acquired more than 10 companies.

The most prolific strategic consumer products acquirer over the past 3 years is Unilever NV, with 10 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the consumer products sector over the past 3 years is L Catterton Partners with 8 platform acquisitions.

What's Mergr?

We built Mergr to save people the arduous and time-consuming process of tracking when companies are bought, sold, and who currently owns them.

Every day, new opportunities emerge around M&A and we help professionals of all types comb through transactions, investors, and corporate acquirers via an easy-to-use web database that is accessible to anyone.

Try us for 1 week free today!

Mergr, the Easiest-to-Use PE and M&A DB

Key Benefits

  • Stay informed on events in your industry
  • M&A research that takes seconds (not all afternoon)
  • Better understand your customers and prospects
  • Discover active buyers (or sellers)
  • 3.7K Private Equity Firms
  • 129K M&A Transactions
  • 138K Companies Involved in M&A
    (Buyer, Seller, or Target)
  • 3.0K M&A Advisors
    (Investment Banks and Law Firms)
  • 36K M&A Contacts
    (PE and M&A Advisors)

Ready to try?

Join FREE for 1 Week

No obligation. Cancel anytime.