USG Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Building Materials Company

USG has acquired 2 companies of its own, including 1 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 2 assets.

USG’s largest acquisition to date was in 2017, when it acquired Ceilings Plus for $52M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2016, when it sold L&W Supply to ABC Supply for $670M. USG has acquired in 1 US state, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include building materials (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity4
    • M&A Buy Activity2
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3
  • M&A Advisors 2

USG Corp.

550 West Adams Street,
Chicago, Illinois 60661
United States,
(312) 436-4000
www.usg.com

USG Corp. is a manufacturer and distributor of building materials. USG produces a wide range of products for use in new residential, new nonresidential, and residential and nonresidential repair and remodel construction as well as products used in certain industrial processes. USG was formed in 1901 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 1 1 - - - - 2
vol $52M $52M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $1.1B $1.1B
  4

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Ceilings Plus 2017-11-14 52M USD Add-on Acquisition
Commerce, California
L&W Supply Corp. 2016-08-29 670M USD Divestiture
Chicago, Illinois · www.lwsupply.com
USG Boral Building Products Pty Ltd. 2014-06-03 - Joint Venture
, Australia
Masonite Corp. 1988-10-01 400M USD Divestiture
Chicago, Illinois
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Building Materials 2 (100%) 52M (100%) 1 (50%) 400M (37%)
Distribution - - 1 (50%) 670M (63%)
Total 2 $52M 2 $1.1B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 1 52M 2 1.1B
  Illinois - - 2 1.1B
  California 1 52M - -
Australia 1 - - -
Domestic 1 (50%) 52M (100%) 2 (100%) 1.1B (100%)
Cross-border 1 (50%) - - -
Total 2 $52M 2 $1.1B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
2
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $52M
TOTAL $52M
Largest Ceilings Plus
$52M (2017-11-14)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $1.1B
TOTAL $1.1B
Largest L&W Supply Corp.
$670M (2016-08-29)

M&A Connections

Deals
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
2 (100%)

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