M&A Deal Summary

Alimentation Couche-Tard Acquires CST Brands

On August 22, 2016, Alimentation Couche-Tard, Inc. acquired retail company CST Brands, Inc. for 4.4B USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Alimentation Couche-Tard’s 4th transaction in the Retail sector.
  • This is Alimentation Couche-Tard’s 1st largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Alimentation Couche-Tard’s 4th transaction in the United States.
  • This is Alimentation Couche-Tard’s 2nd transaction in Texas.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2016-08-22
Target CST Brands, Inc.
Sector Retail
Buyer(s) Alimentation Couche-Tard, Inc.
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 4.4B USD

Target

CST Brands, Inc.

San Antonio, Texas, United States
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CST Brands, Inc. is a retailer of motor fuels and convenience merchandise in North America. Based in San Antonio, Texas, CST has approximately 1,900 locations throughout the Southwestern United States and Eastern Canada offering a broad array of convenience merchandise, beverages, snacks and fresh food.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Alimentation Couche-Tard, Inc.

Laval, Quebec, Canada

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Category Company
Founded 1980
SectorRetail
Employees131,000
Revenue 54.1B USD (2020)
DESCRIPTION

Alimentation is one of the largest company-owned convenience store operators in the world with more than 13,000 stores across Canada, the United States, Europe, Mexico, Japan, China, and Indonesia. Alimentation was founded in 1980 and is based in Laval, Canada.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 5 of 6
Sector (Retail) 4 of 5
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 4 of 5
State (Texas) 2 of 2
Country (United States) 4 of 4
Year (2016) 2 of 2
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 3
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2016-03-23 Alimentation Couche-Tard, Inc. - Oil Distribution and Retail Assets

Laval, Quebec, Canada

Alimentation Couche-Tard, Inc. - Oil Distribution and Retail Assets includes total incremental volumes of approximately 0.9 billion liters.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2021-07-30 Wilsons Fuel Co. Ltd.

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Wilsons Gas Stops comprises high-quality locations operating in all four Atlantic Canada provinces and includes 79 corporate-owned and operated convenience retail and fuel locations, 147 dealer locations. Wilsons Gas Stops is based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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