The WhiteWave Foods Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Food Company

The WhiteWave Foods has acquired 4 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

The WhiteWave Foods’ largest acquisition to date was in 2013, when it acquired Earthbound Farm for $600M. The WhiteWave Foods has acquired in 2 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include food (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity4
    • M&A Buy Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3
  • M&A Advisors 5

The WhiteWave Foods Co.

1225 Seventeenth Street, Suite 1000,
Denver, Colorado 80202
United States,
(303) 635-4500
www.whitewave.com

The WhiteWave Foods Co. is a consumer packaged food and beverage company that manufactures, markets, distributes, and sells branded plant-based foods and beverages, coffee creamers and beverages, premium dairy products and organic produce throughout North America and Europe. WhiteWave is focused on providing consumers with innovative, great-tasting food and beverage choices that meet their increasing desires for nutritious, flavorful, convenient, and responsibly-produced products. WhiteWave was formed in 1977 and is based in Denver, Colorado.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 4 - - - - - 4
vol $1.5B $1.5B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  4

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Wallaby Yogurt Company Inc. 2015-08-07 125M USD Add-on Acquisition
American Canyon, California · www.wallabyyogurt.com
Sequel Naturals Ltd. 2015-06-09 550M USD Add-on Acquisition
Burnaby, British Columbia · www.myvega.com
So Delicious Dairy Free 2014-09-17 195M USD Add-on Acquisition
Eugene, Oregon · www.sodeliciousdairyfree.com
Earthbound Farm, Inc. 2013-12-09 600M USD Add-on Acquisition
San Juan Bautista, California · www.ebfarm.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Food 4 (100%) 1.5B (100%) - -
Total 4 $1.5B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 3 920M - -
  California 2 725M - -
  Oregon 1 195M - -
Canada 1 550M - -
  British Columbia 1 550M - -
Domestic 3 (75%) 920M (63%) - -
Cross-border 1 (25%) 550M (37%) - -
Total 4 $1.5B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Rothschild Global Advisory
1
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
1
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
1
Legal Deals
Haynes and Boone LLP
3
Dechert LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 4 $1.5B
TOTAL $1.5B
Largest Earthbound Farm, Inc.
$600M (2013-12-09)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
3 100%

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