Lowe s Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Retail Company

Lowe s has acquired 8 companies, including 4 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 1 asset.

Lowe s’ largest acquisition to date was in 2016, when it acquired RONA for $2.4B. Lowe s has acquired in 4 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include retail (50%) and software (13%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity9
    • M&A Buy Activity8
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3
  • M&A Advisors 3

Lowe's

Lowe's Companies, Inc.

1000 Lowe's Boulevard,
Mooresville, North Carolina 28117
United States,
(704) 758-1000
www.lowes.com

Lowe's is a home improvement retailer with more than 1,800 locations across the US, Canada, and Mexico. Lowe's was formed in 1921 and is based in Mooresville, North Carolina.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 5 1 - 1 - 1 8
vol $2.6B $512M $3.1B
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - - 1 - - 1
  9

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Stainmaster 2021-04-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Kennesaw, Georgia · www.stainmaster.com
Boomerang Commerce, Inc. - Retail Analytics Platform 2019-05-20 - Divestiture
Mountain View, California
Alacrity Renovation Services LLC 2019-03-29 - Divestiture
Eugene, Oregon · www.alacrityservices.com
Maintenance Supply Headquarters 2017-05-18 512M USD Add-on Acquisition
Houston, Texas · www.supplyhq.com
RONA, Inc. 2016-02-03 2.4B CAD Add-on Acquisition
Boucherville, Quebec · www.rona.ca
Orchard Supply Hardware Stores Corp. 2013-08-20 205M USD Special Situations/Distressed
San Jose, California · www.osh.com
Allied Trade Group, Inc. 2011-12-29 - Add-on Acquisition
Kirkland, Washington · www.alliedtradegroup.com
Carboxy Pty Ltd. 2009-11-02 - Joint Venture
Bella Vista, Australia
Eagle Hardware & Garden, Inc. 1999-04-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Renton, Washington
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Retail 4 (50%) 2.6B (84%) - -
Apparel/Textiles 1 (13%) - - -
Business Services 1 (13%) - - -
Distribution 1 (13%) 512M (16%) - -
Software 1 (13%) - - -
Construction - - 1 (100%) -
Total 8 $3.1B 1 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 6 717M 1 -
  Washington 2 - - -
  California 2 205M - -
  Texas 1 512M - -
  Georgia 1 - - -
  Oregon - - 1 -
Australia 1 - - -
Canada 1 2.4B - -
  Quebec 1 2.4B - -
Domestic 6 (75%) 717M (23%) 1 (100%) -
Cross-border 2 (25%) 2.4B (77%) - -
Total 8 $3.1B 1 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
2
Legal Deals
Hunton & Williams LLP
3
Stikeman Elliott LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $2.4B
$100M to $1B 2 $717M
TOTAL $3.1B
Largest RONA, Inc.
$2.4B (2016-02-03)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
13%
1 (13%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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