May Department Stores Company Acquired 1 Company in 2004
retail Company

May Department Stores Company has acquired 1 company.

May Department Stores Company’s largest acquisition to date was in 2004, when it acquired Marshall Field for $3.2B. May Department Stores Company has acquired in 1 US state. The Company’s most targeted sectors include retail (100%).

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May Department Stores Company

611 Olive Street,
St. Louis, Missouri 63101
United States,
(314)342-6300

May operated 491 department stores under the names of Famous-Barr, Filene's, Foley's, Hecht's, Kaufmann's, Lord & Taylor, L.S. Ayres, Marshall Field's, Meier & Frank, Robinsons-May, Strawbridge's, and The Jones Store, as well as 239 David's Bridal stores, 449 After Hours Formalwear stores, and 11 Priscilla of Boston stores. May was formed in 1910.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '99 '00 '01 '02 '03 '04 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # - - - - - 1 1
vol $3.2B $3.2B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
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Largest Marshall Field & Co.
$3.2B (2004-06-10)
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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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