The Valspar - M&A Summary, Ownership, and Business Overview

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The Valspar M&A Summary

The Valspar has acquired 15 companies of its own. It has also divested 1 asset.

The Valspar’s largest acquisition to date was in 2000, when it acquired Lilly Industries for $975M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2017, when it sold The Valspar - Industrial Wood Coatings business to Axalta Coating Systems for $420M. The Valspar has acquired in 4 different US states, and 9 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include chemicals (94%) and construction (7%).

The Valspar Ownership

Who owns The Valspar?

The Valspar is owned by The Sherwin-Williams. It was acquired on March 20, 2016.

The Valspar Business Overview

Where is The Valspar headquartered?

The Valspar is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

What is The Valspar’s revenue?

The Valspar disclosed revenue of 4,392M USD for 2015 and 4,625M USD for 2014.

How many employees does The Valspar have?

The Valspar has 11,130 employees.

What sector is The Valspar in?

The Valspar is a chemicals company.

When was The Valspar founded?

The Valspar was founded in 1806.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity16
    • M&A Buy Activity15
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 9
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4

The Valspar Corp.

1101 South 3rd Street,
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55415
United States,
(612) 851-7000
www.valspar.com

The Valspar Corp. is a provider of paints and coatings products for the consumer market as well as highly-engineered coating products and solutions for the construction, industrial, packaging and transportation markets. Valspar was formed in 1806 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 15 - - - - - 15
vol $1.1B $1.1B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $420M $420M
  16

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
The Valspar Corp. - Industrial Wood Coatings business 2017-04-12 420M USD Divestiture
, United States
ISVA Vernici 2016-02-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Orbassano, Italy · www.isva.it
Quest Construction Products - Quest Specialty Chemicals, Inc. 2015-08-25 - Divestiture
Seabrook, United States
Quest Specialty Chemicals - Performance Coatings Businesses 2015-05-27 - Divestiture
, United States
Madison Chemical Industries, Inc. 2014-11-13 - Add-on Acquisition
Milton, Ontario · www.madisonchemical.com
Inver Holding S.r.l. 2013-06-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Bologna, Italy · www.inver.com
Ace Hardware - Paint Manufacturing Assets 2013-01-02 - Divestiture
, United States
Isocoat Tintas e Vernizes Ltda. 2011-02-23 - Add-on Acquisition
Araçariguama, Brazil · www.isocoat.com.br
Wattyl Ltd. 2010-09-21 101M AUD Add-on Acquisition
Baulkham Hills, Australia · www.wattyl.com.au
Teknos Nova Coil Oy 2007-09-04 - Divestiture
Helsinki, Finland
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Chemicals 14 (93%) 1.1B (100%) 1 (100%) 420M (100%)
Construction 1 (7%) - - -
Total 15 $1.1B 1 $420M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 6 975M 1 420M
  Ohio 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
  Indiana 1 975M - -
Italy 2 - - -
Australia 1 101M - -
Brazil 1 - - -
Canada 1 - - -
  Ontario 1 - - -
China 1 - - -
Finland 1 - - -
Netherlands 1 - - -
United Kingdom 1 - - -
Domestic 6 (40%) 975M (91%) 1 (100%) 420M (100%)
Cross-border 9 (60%) 101M (9%) - -
Total 15 $1.1B 1 $420M

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $1.1B
TOTAL $1.1B
Largest Lilly Industries, Inc.
$975M (2000-12-20)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $420M
TOTAL $420M
Largest The Valspar Corp. - Industrial Wood Coatings business
$420M (2017-04-12)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
33%
5 (33%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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