Lookers Plc

776 Chester Road, Stretford,
Manchester, M32 0QH
United Kingdom,
+44 161 291 9000
www.lookers.co.uk

Lookers is a car dealership chain in the United Kingdom with over 90 dealerships turning over in excess of £1bn annually.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 4 1 1 - - - 6
vol $46M $46M
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - - - 1 - 1
vol $3M $3M
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Largest FPS Distribution Ltd.
$46M (2004-08-12)
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Largest Lookers - Honda Depots
$3M (2016-01-25)

According to our data here at Mergr, Lookers has acquired 6 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Lookers’ largest acquisition to date was in 2004, when it acquired FPS Distribution for $46M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2016, when it sold Lookers - Honda Depots to Vertu Motors for $3M. The Company’s most targeted sectors include retail (50%) and automotive (17%).

When analyzing the manufacturing sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 216 manufacturing companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 10 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 2 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic manufacturing acquirer over the past 3 years is ARCH Global Precision, with 5 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the manufacturing sector over the past 3 years is Lloyds TSB Development Capital Ltd. with 3 platform acquisitions.

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