Driven Brands Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Driven Brands has acquired 20 companies, including 9 in the last 5 years. A total of 6 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Driven Brands’ largest acquisition to date was in 2022, when it acquired Auto Glass Now for $170M. Driven Brands has acquired in 12 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include automotive (50%) and business services (23%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity18
    • M&A Buy Activity18
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7
  • M&A Advisors 3

Driven Brands

Driven Brands, Inc.

440 South Church Street Suite 700,
Charlotte, North Carolina 28202
United States,
(704) 377-8855
www.drivenbrands.com

Driven Brands is a parent company of automotive aftermarket brands across four distinct verticals: Repair & Maintenance, housing Meineke Car Care Centers; Paint & Collision, housing Maaco, CARSTAR, and ABRA; Distribution, housing 1-800-Radiator & A/C and Spire Supply; and Quick Lube, housing Take 5 Oil Change. Driven Brands has over 2,800 centers across North America, and combined; all businesses generate more than $2.8 billion in system sales and service approximately 8 million vehicles annually. Driven Brands was formed in 1972 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (1.8/yr) # 9 - 2 1 4 2 18
vol $170M $170M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  18

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
K&K Glass, Inc. 2022-07-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Tampa, Florida · www.kkglass.com
Auto Glass Now 2022-01-04 170M USD Add-on Acquisition
Oakland, California · www.autoglassnow.com
Fabulous Car Wash 2021-03-17 - Add-on Acquisition
McKinney, Texas · www.fabulouscarwash.com
JJ Express Car Wash 2021-01-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Decatur, Georgia
Doctor Suds Car Wash 2021-01-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Kingsland, Georgia · www.drsudscarwash.com
Wash N’ Roll Car Wash 2021-01-05 - Add-on Acquisition
White House, Tennessee · www.mywashnroll.com
Boing US Holdco, Inc. 2020-08-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Centennial, Colorado · www.icwg.com
Clairus Group 2019-11-18 - Add-on Acquisition
Laval, Quebec · www.clairusgroup.com
ABRA Automotive Systems LP 2019-10-02 - Divestiture
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Express Lube 2016-12-12 - Add-on Acquisition
, Texas
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Automotive 9 (50%) 170M (100%) - -
Business Services 4 (22%) - - -
Franchising 3 (17%) - - -
Building Materials 1 (6%) - - -
Consumer Services 1 (6%) - - -
Total 18 $170M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 15 170M - -
  Texas 2 - - -
  Georgia 2 - - -
  California 2 170M - -
  Tennessee 1 - - -
  Ohio 1 - - -
  North Carolina 1 - - -
  Minnesota 1 - - -
  Louisiana 1 - - -
  Kansas 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
  Florida 1 - - -
  Colorado 1 - - -
Canada 3 - - -
  Quebec 1 - - -
  Ontario 1 - - -
Domestic 15 (83%) 170M (100%) - -
Cross-border 3 (17%) - - -
Total 18 $170M - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Morgan Stanley
1
Legal Deals
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
1
DLA Piper
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $170M
TOTAL $170M
Largest Auto Glass Now
$170M (2022-01-04)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
22%
4 (22%)
Strategic(s)
6%
1 (6%)

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