Weyerhaeuser Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Forest ProductsCompany

Weyerhaeuser has acquired 9 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 11 assets.

Weyerhaeuser’s largest acquisition to date was in 2016, when it acquired Plum Creek Timber for $8.4B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2008, when it sold Weyerhaeuser - Containerboard Packaging and Recycling Business to International Paper for $4.6B. Weyerhaeuser has acquired in 5 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include forest products (67%) and communications (12%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity20
    • M&A Buy Activity9
    • M&A Sell Activity11
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 13
  • M&A Advisors 3

Weyerhaeuser

Weyerhaeuser Co.

220 Occidental Avenue South,
Seattle, Washington 98104
United States,
(206) 539-3000
www.weyerhaeuser.com

Weyerhaeuser is a large private owner of timberlands and manufacturer of building materials. Weyerhaeuser owns or controls nearly 7 million acres of timberlands, primarily in the US, and manages additional timberlands under long-term licenses in Canada. The Company also manufacturers wood products and specialty cellulose fibers products. Weyerhaeuser was formed in 1900 and is based in Seattle, Washington.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 8 - - - 1 - 9
vol $17.1B $149M $17.2B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 11 - - - - - 11
vol $4.9B $4.9B
  20

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Soterra LLC 2021-02-25 149M USD Divestiture
Flowood, Mississippi · www.soterrallc.com
North Pacific Paper Company LLC 2016-10-05 - Divestiture
Longview, Washington
Weyerhaeuser - Liquid Packaging Board Business 2016-06-15 285M USD Divestiture
Longview, Washington
Weyerhaeuser Co. - Pulp Business 2016-05-02 - Divestiture
, United States
Plum Creek Timber Co., Inc. 2016-02-19 8.4B USD Merger
Seattle, Washington · www.plumcreek.com
Longview Timber LLC 2013-07-23 - Add-on Acquisition
Longview, Washington · www.longviewtimber.com
Westwood Shipping Lines, Inc 2011-09-30 - Divestiture
Federal Way, Washington · www.weyerhaeuser.com/ourbusinesses/transportation/westwood
Northwest Hardwoods, Inc. 2011-06-20 - Divestiture
Tacoma, Washington · www.northwesthardwoods.com
Cosmo Specialty Fibers, Inc. 2010-09-16 - Divestiture
Cosmopolis, Washington · www.cosmospecialtyfibers.com
RedBuilt LLC 2009-08-18 - Divestiture
Boise, Idaho · www.redbuilt.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Forest Products 6 (67%) 17.2B (100%) 8 (73%) 4.9B (100%)
Packaging 1 (11%) - 1 (9%) -
Communications 1 (11%) - - -
Real Estate 1 (11%) - - -
Building Materials - - 1 (9%) -
Marine - - 1 (9%) -
Total 9 $17.2B 11 $4.9B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 7 14.7B 11 4.9B
  Washington 3 8.4B 5 285M
  Oregon 1 6.2B - -
  Mississippi 1 149M - -
  Colorado 1 - - -
  Arizona 1 - - -
  South Carolina - - 1 -
  North Carolina - - 1 -
  Idaho - - 1 -
Brazil 1 - - -
Canada 1 2.5B - -
  British Columbia 1 2.5B - -
Domestic 7 (78%) 14.7B (86%) 11 (100%) 4.9B (100%)
Cross-border 2 (22%) 2.5B (14%) - -
Total 9 $17.2B 11 $4.9B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Morgan Stanley
3
Moelis & Co.
1
Legal Deals
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 3 $17.1B
$100M to $1B 1 $149M
TOTAL $17.2B
Largest Plum Creek Timber Co., Inc.
$8.4B (2016-02-19)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $4.6B
$100M to $1B 1 $285M
TOTAL $4.9B
Largest Weyerhaeuser - Containerboard, Packaging and Recycling Business
$4.6B (2008-03-17)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
22%
2 (22%)
Strategic(s)
11%
1 (11%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
36%
4 (36%)
Strategic(s)
64%
7 (64%)

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