Yildiz Holding A.S.

Kısıklı Mahallesi. Ferah Caddesi., No:1 B.Camlıca-Uskuda,
Istanbul, 34692

Yildiz Holding A.S. is a leading global food and beverages company with sales in over 80 countries. Through its subsidiaries, including Ulker Biskuvi and Godiva, Yildiz Holding A.S. produces a range of products, including biscuits, chocolate and chocolate-covered products, margarine and edible oils, beverages, dairy products, culinary products, and baby food.

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Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # - 2 - - - - 2
vol $3.3B $3.3B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 1 - - 1 - - 2
vol $36M $75M $112M

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Largest United Biscuits (UK) Ltd.
$3.1B (2014-11-03)
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Largest Örgen Gıda Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş.
$75M (2016-11-16)

According to our data here at Mergr, Yildiz Holding A.S. has acquired 3 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Yildiz Holding A.S.’s largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired United Biscuits for $3.1B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2016, when it sold Örgen Gıda Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. to Ajinomoto for $75M. Yildiz Holding A.S. has acquired in 1 US state, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include food (100%).

When analyzing the food sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 252 food companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 7 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 2 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic food acquirer over the past 3 years is Frutarom Industries, with 14 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the food sector over the past 3 years is Palladium Equity Partners LLC with 4 platform acquisitions.

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