Fanatics Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Fanatics has acquired 4 companies of its own, including 2 in the last 5 years.

Fanatics’ largest acquisition to date was in 2022, when it acquired The Topps - Sports and Entertainment Division for $500M. Fanatics has acquired in 3 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include apparel/textiles (25%) and consumer products (25%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity4
    • M&A Buy Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3

Fanatics, Inc.

5245 Commonwealth Avenue Suite 200,
Jacksonville, Florida 32254
United States,
(904) 421-1897
www.fanatics.com

Fanatics is a vertically integrated online retailer of team and league licensed sports apparel and collectibles. With over 150,000 available items, Fanatics Inc. offers a deep product assortment spanning collegiate and professional teams, action sports including surf, skate and MMA, and offers this merchandise on websites such as footballfanatics.com and surffanatics.com.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 3 - - - - 1 4
vol $167M $500M $667M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  4

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
The Topps Co. - Sports and Entertainment Division 2022-01-04 500M USD Divestiture
New York, New York
V.F. Corp. - Licensed Sports Group Business 2017-04-04 - Divestiture
, United States
Kitbag Ltd. 2016-02-02 17M USD Divestiture
Manchester, United Kingdom · www.kitbag.com
Dreams, Inc. 2012-06-06 150M USD Add-on Acquisition
Plantation, Florida · www.dreamscorp.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Apparel/Textiles 1 (25%) - - -
Consumer Products 1 (25%) 500M (75%) - -
E-Commerce 1 (25%) 17M (3%) - -
Retail 1 (25%) 150M (22%) - -
Total 4 $667M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 3 650M - -
  New York 1 500M - -
  Florida 1 150M - -
United Kingdom 1 17M - -
Domestic 3 (75%) 650M (97%) - -
Cross-border 1 (25%) 17M (3%) - -
Total 4 $667M - -

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $650M
< $100M 1 $17M
TOTAL $667M
Largest The Topps Co. - Sports and Entertainment Division
$500M (2022-01-04)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
75%
3 (75%)

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