M&A Deal Summary

Moove Acquires PetroChoice

On May 23, 2022, Moove acquired distribution company PetroChoice from Golden Gate Capital for 479M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Moove’s 1st transaction in the Distribution sector.
  • This is Moove’s largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Moove’s 1st transaction in the United States.
  • This is Moove’s 1st transaction in Pennsylvania.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2022-05-23
Target PetroChoice
Sector Distribution
Buyer(s) Moove
Sellers(s) Golden Gate Capital
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 479M USD
Advisor(s) Moelis & Co. (Financial)
Reed Smith LLP
Kirkland & Ellis (Legal)

Target

PetroChoice

King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, United States
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PetroChoice is the largest lubricant distributor in the United States, providing business solutions for industrial lubricant needs and commercial and passenger car motor oil. PetroChoice was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Moove

Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Category Company
Sector Distribution
DESCRIPTION

Moove is a Latin American manufacturer and distributor of specialty lubricants. Moove is the sole manufacturer of Mobil-branded specialty lubricants in Brazil and has the exclusive rights to commercialize products in Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and Bolivia. Within Latin America, Moove sells via a network of exclusive distributors and directly to large industrial groups and OEMs. Moove is based in Sao Paulo, Brazil.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 1
Sector (Distribution) 1 of 1
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 1 of 1
State (Pennsylvania) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 1 of 1
Year (2022) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1

Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Golden Gate Capital

San Francisco, California, United States

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 2000
PE ASSETS 19.0B USD
Size Mega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Golden Gate Capital is a large private equity firm focused on buyout and growth equity investments across a wide variety of industries. The Firm partners with management teams to make equity investments in situations where there is a demonstrable opportunity to significantly enhance a company's value. Sectors of interest include software and IT services, semiconductors, electronics, consumer products and retail, financial services, business services, and media. Prospective transaction types include public-to-privates, corporate extractions, bankruptcy auctions, and recapitalizations. Golden Gate Capital was formed in 2000 and is based in San Francisco, California.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 81 of 83
Sector (Distribution) 1 of 1
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 36 of 38
State (Pennsylvania) 3 of 3
Country (United States) 73 of 75
Year (2022) 1 of 2
Size (of disclosed) 13 of 22
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