M&A Deal Summary

CD&R Acquires Motor Fuel Group

On June 8, 2015, private equity firm CD&R acquired retailer Motor Fuel Group from Patron Capital Partners for 500M GBP

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is CD&R’s 4th transaction in the Retail sector.
  • This is CD&R’s 24th largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is CD&R’s 5th transaction in the United Kingdom.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2015-06-08
Target Motor Fuel Group
Sector Retail
Buyer(s) CD&R
Sellers(s) Patron Capital Partners
Deal Type Secondary Buyout
Deal Value 500M GBP

Target

Motor Fuel Group

Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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Motor Fuel Group is an independent petrol station and convenience retail operator in the UK. MFG offers premium fuel brands coupled with an attractive, competitive, and expanding forecourt offering for cost-conscious consumers. With the completion of the MRH acquisition, the combined company will operate over 900 stations, the vast majority of which operate under the BP, Shell, Texaco, and JET fuel brands. Motor Fuel Group is based in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

CD&R

New York, New York, United States

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1978
PE ASSETS 30.0B USD
Size Mega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice LLC (CD&R) is a large private equity firm that targets non-core divestitures of large corporations, growth equity financings, traditional buyouts, and corporate/family partnerships. CD&R looks for opportunities in North America, Western Europe, and Asia and will consider businesses in a wide range of sectors including consumer/retail, healthcare, industrials, and services. Prospective companies generally lead their respective markets, have stable cash flows, and possess competitive advantages through differentiated products, services, or processes. CD&R was formed in 1978 and has offices in New York City and London.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 43 of 90
Sector (Retail) 4 of 5
Type (Secondary Buyout) 13 of 25
Country (United Kingdom) 5 of 14
Year (2015) 3 of 3
Size (of disclosed) 24 of 32
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2015-05-21 Healogics

Jacksonville, Florida, United States

Healogics is a provider of advanced wound care services. Healogics and its affiliated companies manage nearly 600 Wound Care Centers® through a connected network of centers, partner hospitals, academic medical centers, patients, and families. Leveraging its scale and experience, Healogics utilizes an evidence-based systematic approach to chronic wound healing in treating an underserved and growing patient population. Healogics was founded in 1996 and is based in Jacksonville, Florida.

Buy $910M
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2015-06-10 SPIE

Cergy-Pontoise, France

SPIE is a provider of multi-technical contracting services in France providing electrical, heating ventilation and air conditioning servicing and mechanical engineering to a wide range of end markets. SPIE was founded in 1900 and is based in Cergy-Pontoise, France.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER
DESCRIPTION

Patron Capital Partners is a European real estate private equity firm. Patron focuses on making opportunistic and value-oriented investments in undervalued and typically liquidity constrained property assets, loans and corporate entities with substantial underlying property value, predominantly in Western Europe. Patron Capital Partners was established in 1999 and is headquartered in London.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 3
Sector (Retail) 1 of 1
Type (Secondary Buyout) 1 of 2
Country (United Kingdom) 1 of 3
Year (2015) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2012-01-09 Motor Fuel Group

Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

Motor Fuel Group is an independent petrol station and convenience retail operator in the UK. MFG offers premium fuel brands coupled with an attractive, competitive, and expanding forecourt offering for cost-conscious consumers. With the completion of the MRH acquisition, the combined company will operate over 900 stations, the vast majority of which operate under the BP, Shell, Texaco, and JET fuel brands. Motor Fuel Group is based in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2017-04-07 Badby Park

Daventry, United Kingdom

The Badby Group consists of Badby Park (Daventry), Moorcroft Manor Neurological Care Centre (Stoke-on-Trent), Gladstone House (Stoke-on-Trent), The Bridge (Middlesbrough) and South Park Care Centre (Darlington). The group has 316 beds in total.

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