Costco Wholesale Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Costco Wholesale has acquired 3 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years.

Costco Wholesale’s largest acquisition to date was in 1993, when it acquired Price Company for $2.3B. Costco Wholesale has acquired in 2 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include real estate (34%) and retail (34%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity3
    • M&A Buy Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 1
  • M&A Advisors 2

Costco Wholesale

Costco Wholesale Corp.

999 Lake Dr,
Issaquah, Washington 98027
United States,
(425) 313-8100
www.costco.com

Costco Wholesale operates a network of membership warehouses in the US, Puerto Rico, Canada, the UK, Mexico, Japan, Australia, and through majority-owned subsidiaries in Taiwan and Korea. Costco's membership warehouses are based on the concept of offering members low prices on a limited selection of nationally branded and select private-label products in a wide range of merchandise categories. Costco buys the majority of its merchandise directly from manufacturers and routes it to a cross-docking consolidation point or directly to its warehouses. Costco Wholesale was founded in 1976 and is based in Issaquah, Washington.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 1 - - 1 - 1 3
vol $2.3B $1.0B $3.3B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  3

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Costco President Taiwan, Inc. 2022-06-30 - Stake Purchase
Taipei City, Taiwan · www.costco.com.tw
Innovel Solutions, Inc. 2020-03-17 1.0B USD Divestiture
Hoffman Estates, Illinois · www.innovelsolutions.com
Price Company 1993-06-17 2.3B USD Merger
San Diego, California
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Real Estate 1 (33%) - - -
Retail 1 (33%) 2.3B (69%) - -
Transportation 1 (33%) 1.0B (31%) - -
Total 3 $3.3B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 2 3.3B - -
  Illinois 1 1.0B - -
  California 1 2.3B - -
Taiwan 1 - - -
Domestic 2 (67%) 3.3B (100%) - -
Cross-border 1 (33%) - - -
Total 3 $3.3B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Moelis & Co.
1
Legal Deals
Perkins Coie LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $3.3B
TOTAL $3.3B
Largest Price Company
$2.3B (1993-06-17)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
33%
1 (33%)

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