M&A Deal Summary

TSG Consumer Partners Acquires Pabst Brewing

On September 18, 2014, private equity firm TSG Consumer Partners acquired beverage company Pabst Brewing for 700M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is TSG Consumer Partners’ 5th transaction in the Beverages sector.
  • This is TSG Consumer Partners’ largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is TSG Consumer Partners’ 32nd transaction in the United States.
  • This is TSG Consumer Partners’ 2nd transaction in Texas.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2014-09-18
Target Pabst Brewing
Sector Beverages
Buyer(s) TSG Consumer Partners
Deal Type Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Deal Value 700M USD
Advisor(s) Perella Weinberg Partners
Credit Suisse Investment Banking (Financial)

Target

Pabst Brewing

San Antonio, Texas, United States
website
Pabst Brewing Co. LLC is a brewing company.

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Buyer

TSG Consumer Partners

Stamford, Connecticut, United States

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1987
PE ASSETS 9.0B USD
Size Mega
Type Sector Focused
DESCRIPTION

TSG Consumer Partners (formerly known as The Shansby Group) is a specialist private equity firm focused on acquiring and building mid-sized, branded consumer companies. TSG invests in private and publicly traded companies, and will consider both majority and minority equity positions. Specific sectors of interest include apparel, beauty, e-commerce, personal care, retail, food/beverages, restaurants, health/wellness, household products, and pet care. TSG looks for companies with sales between $20 million and $1.5 billion and can invest commit up to $500 million per transaction. TSG Consumer Partners was formed in 1987 and is based in San Francisco, California.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 32 of 54
Sector (Beverages) 5 of 7
Type (Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)) 19 of 22
State (Texas) 2 of 4
Country (United States) 32 of 49
Year (2014) 2 of 2
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 4
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