H&R Block, Inc.

One H&R Block Way,
Kansas City, Missouri 64105
United States,
(816) 854-3000
www.hrblock.com

H&R Block, Inc. is a provider of income tax return preparation and related services and products via a network of approximately 13,000 company-owned and franchised offices and through TaxCut online and software solutions. H&R Block was formed in 1946 and is based in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 6 - 1 - - - 7
vol $1.3B $1.3B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 4 - - - - - 4
vol $2.6B $2.6B
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Largest Olde Financial Corp.
$850M (1999-09-02)
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Largest CompuServe, Inc.
$1.2B (1997-09-08)

According to our data here at Mergr, H&R Block has acquired 7 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 4 assets.

H&R Block’s largest acquisition to date was in 1999, when it acquired Olde Financial for $850M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 1997, when it sold CompuServe to MCI inc. for $1.2B. H&R Block has acquired in 5 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include business services (29%) and financial services (29%).

When analyzing the consumer services sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 106 consumer services companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 9 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 1 has acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic consumer services acquirer over the past 3 years is AniCura, with 13 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the consumer services sector over the past 3 years is Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (Teachers' Private Capital) with 3 platform acquisitions.

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