Weyerhaeuser - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Weyerhaeuser M&A Summary

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%).

Weyerhaeuser Business Overview

Where is Weyerhaeuser headquartered?

Weyerhaeuser is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

What is Weyerhaeuser’s revenue?

Weyerhaeuser disclosed revenue of 10,184M USD for 2022 and 10,201M USD for 2021.

How many employees does Weyerhaeuser have?

Weyerhaeuser has 9,372 employees.

What sector is Weyerhaeuser in?

Weyerhaeuser is a forest products company.

When was Weyerhaeuser founded?

Weyerhaeuser was founded in 1900.

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 11
  • 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 founded in 1900 and is based in Seattle, Washington.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 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 · www.norpacpaper.com
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
Frisco, Texas · www.nwh.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 4 285M
  Oregon 1 6.2B - -
  Mississippi 1 149M - -
  Colorado 1 - - -
  Arizona 1 - - -
  Texas - - 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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