Core-Mark - M&A Summary, Ownership, and Business Overview


Core-Mark M&A Summary

Core-Mark has acquired 6 companies of its own.

Core-Mark’s largest acquisition to date was in 2017, when it acquired Farner-Bocken for $190M. Core-Mark has acquired in 6 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include distribution (84%) and retail (17%).

Core-Mark Ownership

Who owns Core-Mark?

Core-Mark is owned by Performance Food Group. It was acquired on May 18, 2021.

Was Core-Mark formerly PE-backed?

Yes. Core-Mark was formerly owned by 1 private investor.

Core-Mark Business Overview

Where is Core-Mark headquartered?

Core-Mark is headquartered in Westlake, Texas.

What is Core-Mark’s revenue?

Core-Mark disclosed revenue of 16,958M USD for 2020 and 16,671M USD for 2019.

How many employees does Core-Mark have?

Core-Mark has 7,534 employees.

What sector is Core-Mark in?

Core-Mark is a distribution company.

When was Core-Mark founded?

Core-Mark was founded in 1888.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity6
    • M&A Buy Activity6
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 1


Core-Mark Holding Company, Inc.

1500 Solana Boulevard Suite 3400,
Westlake, Texas 76262
United States,
(940) 293-8600

Core-Mark is a wholesale distributor to the convenience retail industry. Core-Mark provides sales, marketing, distribution and logistics services to customers across the United States and Canada through a network of distribution centers. Core-Mark was founded in 1888 and is based in Westlake, Texas.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 6 - - - - - 6
vol $484M $484M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Farner-Bocken Co. 2017-05-22 190M USD Add-on Acquisition
Carroll, Iowa ·
Pine State Convenience 2016-04-25 112M USD Divestiture
, United States
J. T. Davenport & Sons, Inc. 2012-12-20 38M USD Add-on Acquisition
Sanford, North Carolina ·
Forrest City Grocery Co. 2011-04-05 73M USD Add-on Acquisition
Forrest City, Arkansas
FDI Holdings, Inc. 2010-07-23 43M USD Add-on Acquisition
Johnstown, New York
Auburn Merchandise Distributors, Inc. 2008-05-09 28M USD Add-on Acquisition
Whitinsville, Massachusetts
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Distribution 5 (83%) 372M (77%) - -
Retail 1 (17%) 112M (23%) - -
Total 6 $484M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 6 484M - -
  North Carolina 1 38M - -
  New York 1 43M - -
  Massachusetts 1 28M - -
  Iowa 1 190M - -
  Arkansas 1 73M - -
Total 6 $484M - -

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $302M
< $100M 4 $182M
Largest Farner-Bocken Co.
$190M (2017-05-22)

M&A Connections

Acquired from
1 (17%)

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