J. Sainsbury plc

33 Holborn,
London, EC1N 2HT
United Kingdom,
+44 20 7695 6000
www.j-sainsbury.co.uk

Sainsbury’s was founded in 1869 and today operates over 1,203 supermarkets and convenience stores and employs around 161,000 colleagues. We put our customers at the heart of everything we do and have invested in our stores, our colleagues and our channels to deliver the best possible shopping experience. Our strong culture and values are part of our identity and integral to our success.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $482M $482M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $926M $926M
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Largest Star Market Co.
$482M (1999-07-12)
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Largest Homebase
$926M (2001-03-01)

According to our data here at Mergr, J. Sainsbury has acquired 2 companies. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

J. Sainsbury’s largest acquisition to date was in 1999, when it acquired Star Market for $482M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2001, when it sold Homebase to Permira Advisers for $926M. J. Sainsbury has acquired in 1 US state, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include retail (100%).

When analyzing the retail sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 195 retail companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 7 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 1 has acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic retail acquirer over the past 3 years is Camping World Holdings, with 9 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the retail sector over the past 3 years is J.W. Childs Associates L.P. with 5 platform acquisitions.

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