Loblaw Companies Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Retail Company

Loblaw Companies has acquired 5 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 1 asset.

Loblaw Companies’ largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired Shoppers Drug Mart for $6.6B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2017, when it sold Loblaw Companies - Gas Station Business to Brookfield Private Equity for $410M. The Company’s most targeted sectors include retail (40%) and food (20%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity6
    • M&A Buy Activity5
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2
  • M&A Advisors 3

Loblaw Companies Ltd. (Loblaw Companies)

1 President's Choice Circle,
Brampton, Ontario L6Y 5S5
Canada,
(905) 459-2500
www.loblaw.com

Loblaw Companies is a provider of grocery, pharmacy, health and beauty, apparel, general merchandise, banking, and wireless mobile products and services in Canada and the United States. Loblaw Companies was founded in 1919 and is based in Brampton, Canada.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 4 - - - 1 - 5
vol $7.0B $7.0B
Sell (0.2/yr) # - 1 - - - - 1
vol $410M $410M
  6

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Eyereturn Marketing, Inc. - Technology 2020-11-26 - Divestiture
Toronto, Ontario
Loblaw Companies Ltd. - Gas Station Business 2017-04-19 410M CAD Divestiture
, Ontario
QHR Corp. 2016-08-22 170M USD Add-on Acquisition
Kelowna, British Columbia · www.qhrtechnologies.com
Arz Fine Foods Ltd. 2014-04-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Scarborough, Ontario · www.arzbakery.com
Shoppers Drug Mart Corp. 2014-03-28 6.6B USD Add-on Acquisition
Belleville, Ontario · www.shoppersdrugmart.ca
T&T Supermarket, Inc. 2009-07-24 225M USD Add-on Acquisition
Richmond, British Columbia · www.tnt-supermarket.com
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Shoppers Drug Mart Corp. 2014-03-28 Shoppers Home Health - Lifts and Elevating Business 2016-03-14 1
Belleville, Ontario · www.shoppersdrugmart.ca Toronto, Ontario

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Retail 2 (40%) 6.8B (98%) 1 (100%) 410M (100%)
Food 1 (20%) - - -
Marketing 1 (20%) - - -
Software 1 (20%) 170M (2%) - -
Total 5 $7.0B 1 $410M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Canada 5 7.0B 1 410M
  Ontario 3 6.6B 1 410M
  British Columbia 2 395M - -
Total 5 $7.0B 1 $410M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA Securities)
1
Legal Deals
Torys LLP
1
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $6.6B
$100M to $1B 2 $395M
TOTAL $7.0B
Largest Shoppers Drug Mart Corp.
$6.6B (2014-03-28)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $410M
TOTAL $410M
Largest Loblaw Companies Ltd. - Gas Station Business
$410M (2017-04-19)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
20%
1 (20%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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