The WhiteWave Foods - M&A Summary and Business Overview


The WhiteWave Foods M&A Summary

The WhiteWave Foods has acquired 4 companies. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

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%).

The WhiteWave Foods Business Overview

Where is The WhiteWave Foods headquartered?

The WhiteWave Foods is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.

What is The WhiteWave Foods’ revenue?

The WhiteWave Foods disclosed revenue of 3,990M USD for 2016 and 3,866M USD for 2015.

How many employees does The WhiteWave Foods have?

The WhiteWave Foods has 5,300 employees.

What sector is The WhiteWave Foods in?

The WhiteWave Foods is a food company.

When was The WhiteWave Foods founded?

The WhiteWave Foods was founded in 1977.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity5
    • M&A Buy Activity4
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 5

The WhiteWave Foods Co.

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

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 ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 4 - - - - - 4
vol $1.5B $1.5B
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - 1 - - - 1

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Sequel Naturals Ltd. 2021-06-17 - Divestiture
Burnaby, British Columbia ·
Wallaby Yogurt Company Inc. 2015-08-07 125M USD Add-on Acquisition
American Canyon, California ·
Sequel Naturals Ltd. 2015-06-09 550M USD Add-on Acquisition
Burnaby, British Columbia ·
So Delicious Dairy Free 2014-09-17 195M USD Add-on Acquisition
Eugene, Oregon ·
Earthbound Farm, Inc. 2013-12-09 600M USD Add-on Acquisition
San Juan Bautista, California ·
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Food 4 (100%) 1.5B (100%) 1 (100%) -
Total 4 $1.5B 1 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 3 920M - -
  California 2 725M - -
  Oregon 1 195M - -
Canada 1 550M 1 -
  British Columbia 1 550M 1 -
Domestic 3 (75%) 920M (63%) - -
Cross-border 1 (25%) 550M (37%) 1 (100%) -
Total 4 $1.5B 1 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
BofA Securities
J.P. Morgan Securities
Rothschild Global Advisory
Legal Deals
Haynes and Boone LLP

Deal Values

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

M&A Connections

Acquired from
3 (75%)
Divested to
1 (100%)

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