Best Buy Co., Inc.

7601 Penn Ave. S.,
Richfield, Minnesota 55423
United States,
(612) 291-1000
www.bestbuy.com

Best Buy is a multi-channel consumer electronics retailer with stores in the United States, Canada, China, and Mexico. Best Buy also sells through its BestBuy.com website. The Company was formed in 1966 and is based in Richfield, Minnesota.

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 10 - - - - - 10
vol $2.0B $2.0B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 1 1 1 - - - 3
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Largest Musicland Stores Corp.
$685M (2000-12-08)
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According to our data here at Mergr, Best Buy has acquired 10 companies. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 assets.

Best Buy’s largest acquisition to date was in 2000, when it acquired Musicland Stores for $685M. Best Buy has acquired in 4 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include retail (60%) and information technology (20%).

When analyzing the retail sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 195 retail companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 7 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 9 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the retail sector over the past 3 years is J.W. Childs Associates L.P. with 5 platform acquisitions.

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