AutoZone Acquisitions and Exits, 6 Deals Between 1996 and 2018
retail Company

AutoZone has acquired 4 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

AutoZone’s largest acquisition to date was in 1996, when it acquired Alldata for $57M. AutoZone has acquired in 2 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include distribution (25%) and e-commerce (25%).

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AutoZone, Inc.

123 South Front Street ,
Memphis, Tennessee 38103
United States,
(901) 495-6500
www.autozone.com

AutoZone, Inc. is a retailer and distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories in the U.S.The company sell auto and light truck parts, chemicals and accessories through AutoZone stores in 49 U.S. states plus the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Mexico and Brazil. AutoZone, Inc. was formed in 1979 and is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 4 - - - - - 4
vol $57M $57M
Sell (0.4/yr) # - - - - 2 - 2
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Largest Alldata Corp.
$57M (1996-02-07)
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Retail M&A - Last 3 Years

When analyzing the retail sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 167 retail companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 5 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 1 has acquired more than 10 companies.

The most prolific strategic retail acquirer over the past 3 years is Camping World Holdings, with 13 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the retail sector over the past 3 years is AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA with 4 platform acquisitions.


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