Bowlero - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Bowlero M&A Summary

Bowlero has acquired 12 companies, including 11 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms.

Bowlero’s largest acquisition to date was in 2023, when it acquired Lucky Strike Entertainment for $90M. Bowlero has acquired in 7 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include leisure (59%) and media (34%).

Bowlero Business Overview

Where is Bowlero headquartered?

Bowlero is headquartered in Mechanicsville, Virginia.

What is Bowlero’s revenue?

Bowlero disclosed revenue of 912M USD for 2022 and 395M USD for 2021.

How many employees does Bowlero have?

Bowlero has 2,965 employees.

What sector is Bowlero in?

Bowlero is a media company.

When was Bowlero founded?

Bowlero was founded in 1997.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity12
    • M&A Buy Activity12
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 1

Bowlero

Bowlero Corp.

7313 Bell Creek Road,
Mechanicsville, Virginia 23111
United States,
(804) 417-2000
www.bowlerocorp.com

Bowlero is an owner and operator of bowling centers in the world, with more than 300 locations, across the U.S., Mexico, and Canada specializing in corporate and private events as well as league and retail bowling. Bowlero portfolio of bowling center brands includes Bowlero, Bowlmor Lanes, AMF Bowling Co., and Brunswick Zone, serving over 28 million guests each year. Bowlero was founded in 1997 and is based in New York City.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (2.0/yr) # 2 - 1 3 6 - 12
vol $90M $90M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  12

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Lucky Strike Entertainment LLC 2023-09-18 90M USD Add-on Acquisition
Sherman Oaks, California · www.bowlluckystrike.com
Mavrix 2023-07-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Scottsdale, Arizona · www.mavrix.com
Octane Raceway 2023-07-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Scottsdale, Arizona · www.octaneraceway.com
Bowland Cape Coral 2023-03-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Cape Coral, Florida
HeadPinz Cape Coral 2023-03-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Cape Coral, Florida
The Big Event 2023-02-24 - Add-on Acquisition
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Northrock Lanes 2022-05-23 - Add-on Acquisition
Wichita, Kansas · www.northrocklanes.com
West Acres Bowling Center 2022-05-23 - Add-on Acquisition
Wichita,, Kansas · www.westacresbowling.com
The Alley Indoor Entertainment 2022-05-23 - Add-on Acquisition
Wichita, Kansas · www.thealleywichita.com
Bowl America, Inc. 2021-05-28 - Add-on Acquisition
Alexandria, Virginia · www.bowl-america.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Leisure 7 (58%) 90M (100%) - -
Media 4 (33%) - - -
Gaming 1 (8%) - - -
Total 12 $90M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 12 90M - -
  Kansas 3 - - -
  Virginia 2 - - -
  Florida 2 - - -
  Arizona 2 - - -
  New Jersey 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
  California 1 90M - -
Total 12 $90M - -

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $90M
TOTAL $90M
Largest Lucky Strike Entertainment LLC
$90M (2023-09-18)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
8%
1 (8%)

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