Macy s Acquisitions and Exits, 6 Deals Between 1998 and 2018
retail Company

Macy s has acquired 4 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Macy s’ largest acquisition to date was in 2005, when it acquired May Department Stores Company for $17.0B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2006, when it sold Lord & Taylor to NRDC Equity Partners for $1.2B. Macy s has acquired in 4 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include retail (100%).

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Macy's, Inc.

7 West Seventh Street,
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
United States,
(513) 579-7000
www.macysinc.com

Macy’s, Inc. is a large retail company that sells a variety of clothing and home goods through department stores and online. The company operates the Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s brands with about 840 stores in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico under the names of Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s; the macys.com and bloomingdales.com websites, and 13 Bloomingdale’s Outlet stores.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 2 1 - - 1 - 4
vol $17.0B $210M $17.2B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $1.2B $1.2B
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Deal Values

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Largest May Department Stores Company
$17.0B (2005-02-28)
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Largest Lord & Taylor LLC
$1.2B (2006-06-22)

Retail M&A - Last 3 Years

When analyzing the retail sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 167 retail companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 5 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 13 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the retail sector over the past 3 years is AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA with 4 platform acquisitions.


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