Aramark Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Business Services Company

Aramark has acquired 11 companies, including 4 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 5 assets.

Aramark’s largest acquisition to date was in 2017, when it acquired Avendra for $1.4B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2011, when it sold Galls to CI Capital Partners for $163M. Aramark has acquired in 6 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include business services (37%) and food (19%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity15
    • M&A Buy Activity11
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 10
  • M&A Advisors 6

Aramark Corp.

ARAMARK Tower, 1101 Market Street,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103
United States,
(215) 238-3000
www.aramark.com

Aramark Corp. is a professional services, providing food services, facilities management, and uniform and career apparel to healthcare institutions, universities and school districts, stadiums and arenas, businesses and government departments and agencies. Aramark was formed in 1959 and is based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 7 - 3 - 1 - 11
vol $800M $2.4B $3.2B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 3 - - 1 - - 4
vol $163M $163M
  15

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Good Uncle Services LLC 2019-08-06 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.gooduncle.com
Aramark HCT 2018-09-17 - Divestiture
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Avendra LLC 2017-10-16 1.4B USD Divestiture
Rockville, Maryland · www.avendra.com
AmeriPride Services, Inc. 2017-10-16 1.0B USD Add-on Acquisition
Minnetonka, Minnesota · www.ameripride.com
Pelican Procurement Services Ltd. 2017-05-24 - Add-on Acquisition
Surrey, United Kingdom · www.pelicanprocurement.co.uk
Seamless North America LLC 2013-05-20 - Merger
New York, New York · www.seamless.com
Galls LLC 2011-10-03 163M USD Divestiture
Lexington, Kentucky · www.galls.com
Seamless North America LLC 2011-06-08 - Stake Purchase
New York, New York · www.seamless.com
Aramark Patman Services Private Ltd. 2008-02-14 - Add-on Acquisition
Mumbai, India
R & B Coffee LLC 2007-05-14 - Add-on Acquisition
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Aramark Healthcare Support Services LLC    - Masterplan, Inc. 2012-03-20 1
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Chatsworth, California · www.masterplan-inc.com
ARAMARK Refreshment Services LLC    - Filterfresh Coffee Service, Inc. 2011-10-05 1
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania · www.aramarkrefreshments.com Westwood, Massachusetts · www.filterfresh.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Business Services 4 (36%) 2.2B (68%) - -
Internet Software and Services 2 (18%) - 1 (25%) -
Food 2 (18%) - - -
Apparel/Textiles 1 (9%) 1.0B (32%) - -
Beverages 1 (9%) - - -
Restaurants 1 (9%) - - -
Distribution - - 1 (25%) 163M (100%)
Information Technology - - 1 (25%) -
Staffing - - 1 (25%) -
Total 11 $3.2B 4 $163M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 8 3.2B 4 163M
  New York 3 - 1 -
  Texas 1 - - -
  Minnesota 1 1.0B - -
  Michigan 1 - - -
  Maryland 1 1.4B - -
  Illinois 1 800M - -
  Virginia - - 1 -
  Pennsylvania - - 1 -
  Kentucky - - 1 163M
Canada 1 - - -
  Quebec 1 - - -
India 1 - - -
United Kingdom 1 - - -
Domestic 8 (73%) 3.2B (100%) 4 (100%) 163M (100%)
Cross-border 3 (27%) - - -
Total 11 $3.2B 4 $163M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
2
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
2
Morgan Stanley
1
Legal Deals
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
2
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $2.4B
$100M to $1B 1 $800M
TOTAL $3.2B
Largest Avendra LLC
$1.4B (2017-10-16)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $163M
TOTAL $163M
Largest Galls LLC
$163M (2011-10-03)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
100%
2 100%
Divested to
PE Firm(s)
50%
3 50%
Strategic(s)
50%
3 50%

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