Tyson Foods - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Tyson Foods M&A Summary

Tyson Foods has acquired 14 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 7 assets.

Tyson Foods’ largest acquisition to date was in 2017, when it acquired AdvancePierre Foods for $4.2B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2021, when it sold Tyson Foods’ Pet Treats Business to General Mills for $1.2B. Tyson Foods has acquired in 12 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include food (93%) and consumer products (8%).

Tyson Foods Business Overview

Where is Tyson Foods headquartered?

Tyson Foods is headquartered in Springdale, Arkansas.

What is Tyson Foods’ revenue?

Tyson Foods disclosed revenue of 53,282M USD for 2022 and 47,049M USD for 2021.

How many employees does Tyson Foods have?

Tyson Foods has 139,000 employees.

What sector is Tyson Foods in?

Tyson Foods is a food company.

When was Tyson Foods founded?

Tyson Foods was founded in 1935.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity21
    • M&A Buy Activity14
    • M&A Sell Activity7
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 10
  • M&A Advisors 4

Tyson Foods

Tyson Foods, Inc.

2200 W. Don Tyson Parkway,
Springdale, Arkansas 72762
United States,
(479) 290-4000
www.tysonfoods.com

Tyson Foods produces, distributes, and markets chicken, beef, pork, prepared foods, and related allied products worldwide. Tyson Foods operates a fully vertically integrated poultry production process. The Company's integrated operations consist of breeding stock, contract growers, feed production, processing, further-processing, marketing and transportation of chicken and related allied products, including animal and pet food ingredients. Tyson also processes live fed cattle and hogs and fabricates dressed beef and pork carcasses into primal and sub-primal meat cuts, case ready beef and pork and fully-cooked meats. Finally, Tyson produces a wide range of fresh, value-added, frozen and refrigerated food products. Tyson Foods was founded in 1935 and is based in Springdale, Arkansas.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 13 - - - 1 - 14
vol $9.9B $9.9B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 5 - 1 - 1 - 7
vol $400M $1.2B $1.6B
  21

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Tyson Foods - Shuttered Broiler Processing Assets 2023-12-29 - Divestiture
Dexter, Missouri
Williams Sausage Co., Inc. 2023-02-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Union City, Tennessee · www.williams-sausage.com
Tyson Foods’ Pet Treats Business 2021-05-14 1.2B USD Divestiture
Springdale, Arkansas
Keystone Foods LLC 2018-08-20 2.2B USD Divestiture
West Chester, Pennsylvania · www.keystonefoods.com
TNT Crust LLC 2018-08-10 - Divestiture
St. Charles, Missouri · www.tntcrust.com
Tecumseh Poultry LLC 2018-06-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Waverly, Nebraska · www.smartchicken.com
Sara Lee Frozen Bakery 2018-06-01 - Divestiture
Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois · www.saraleefrozenbakery.com
American Proteins, Inc. 2018-05-15 850M USD Add-on Acquisition
Cumming, Georgia · www.americanproteins.com
Philadelphia Pre-Cooked Steak Co. 2017-11-13 - Add-on Acquisition
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania · www.phillycookedsteak.com
Original Philly Cheesesteak Co. 2017-11-13 - Add-on Acquisition
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania · www.phillycheesesteak.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Food 13 (93%) 9.9B (100%) 6 (86%) 1.6B (100%)
Consumer Products 1 (7%) - - -
Oil/Gas Exploration - - 1 (14%) -
Total 14 $9.9B 7 $1.6B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 14 9.9B 6 1.2B
  Pennsylvania 3 2.2B - -
  Illinois 1 - 1 -
  Missouri - - 2 -
  Arkansas - - 2 1.2B
  Utah 1 - - -
  Texas 1 - - -
  Tennessee 1 - - -
  South Dakota 1 2.7B - -
  Ohio 1 4.2B - -
  New Jersey 1 - - -
  Nebraska 1 - - -
  Michigan 1 - - -
  Georgia 1 850M - -
  California 1 - - -
  Louisiana - - 1 -
Mexico - - 1 400M
Domestic 14 (100%) 9.9B (100%) 6 (86%) 1.2B (75%)
Cross-border - - 1 (14%) 400M (25%)
Total 14 $9.9B 7 $1.6B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Morgan Stanley
2
Siebert Williams Shank & Co., LLC
1
BofA Securities
1
Legal Deals
Davis Polk & Wardwell
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 3 $9.1B
$100M to $1B 1 $850M
TOTAL $9.9B
Largest AdvancePierre Foods, Inc.
$4.2B (2017-04-25)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $1.2B
$100M to $1B 1 $400M
TOTAL $1.6B
Largest Tyson Foods’ Pet Treats Business
$1.2B (2021-05-14)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
7%
1 (7%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
29%
2 (29%)
Strategic(s)
71%
5 (71%)

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