The Sherwin-Williams Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Chemicals Company

The Sherwin-Williams has acquired 12 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms.

The Sherwin-Williams’ largest acquisition to date was in 2016, when it acquired The Valspar for $11.3B. The Sherwin-Williams has acquired in 7 different US states, and 6 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include chemicals (84%) and construction (9%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity12
    • M&A Buy Activity12
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 6
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 1
  • M&A Advisors 5

The Sherwin-Williams Co.

101 West Prospect Avenue,
Cleveland, Ohio 44115
United States,
(216) 566-2000
www.sherwin-williams.com

The Sherwin-Williams Company is engaged in the development, manufacture, distribution and sale of paint, coatings and related products to professional, industrial, commercial and retail customers primarily in North and South America with additional operations in the Caribbean region, Europe and Asia. The Sherwin-Williams Company was formed in 1866 and is based in Cleveland, Ohio.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 11 1 - - - - 12
vol $1.5B $11.3B $12.8B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  12

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
The Valspar Corp. 2016-03-20 11.3B USD Add-on Acquisition
Minneapolis, Minnesota · www.valspar.com
Consorcio Comex S.A. de C.V. - US/Canada Operations 2013-09-16 165M USD Divestiture
Mexico City, Mexico
Frazee Industries, Inc. (Frazee Paint) 2013-09-16 - Add-on Acquisition
San Diego, California · www. brands.sherwin-williams.com/frazee/‎
Jiangsu Planet Paints & Co., Ltd. 2012-12-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Changzhou, China · www.pulanna.cn
Geocel LLC 2012-06-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Elkhart, Indiana · www.geocelusa.com
Leighs Paints Ltd. 2011-07-06 - Add-on Acquisition
West Thurrock, United Kingdom · www.leighspaintsonline.co.uk
Pinturas Condor SA 2010-10-26 - Add-on Acquisition
Quito, Ecuador · www.pinturascondor.com
Nitco Paints Pvt. Ltd. 2007-04-04 - Add-on Acquisition
, India
Paint Sundry Brands Corp. 2004-08-10 295M USD Add-on Acquisition
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Duron Paints & Wallcoverings 2004-06-01 253M USD Add-on Acquisition
Beltsville, Maryland · www.duron.com
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
The Valspar Corp. 2016-03-20 The Valspar Corp. - Industrial Wood Coatings business 2017-04-12 1
Minneapolis, Minnesota · www.valspar.com , United States

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Chemicals 10 (83%) 12.8B (100%) - -
Construction 1 (8%) - - -
Safety/Security 1 (8%) - - -
Total 12 $12.8B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 7 12.7B - -
  Pennsylvania 1 295M - -
  Ohio 1 - - -
  New Jersey 1 830M - -
  Minnesota 1 11.3B - -
  Maryland 1 253M - -
  Indiana 1 - - -
  California 1 - - -
China 1 - - -
Ecuador 1 - - -
India 1 - - -
Mexico 1 165M - -
United Kingdom 1 - - -
Domestic 7 (58%) 12.7B (99%) - -
Cross-border 5 (42%) 165M (1%) - -
Total 12 $12.8B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
SSKM Corporate Advisory Pvt. Ltd.
1
Citigroup Investment Banking
1
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
1
Legal Deals
Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
1
Jones Day
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $11.3B
$100M to $1B 4 $1.5B
TOTAL $12.8B
Largest The Valspar Corp.
$11.3B (2016-03-20)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
1 100%

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