MTY Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

FoodCompany

MTY has acquired 52 companies, including 22 in the last 5 years. A total of 8 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

MTY’s largest acquisition to date was in 2016, when it acquired Kahala Franchising for $310M. MTY has acquired in 4 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include restaurants (84%) and food (11%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity48
    • M&A Buy Activity48
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 11
  • M&A Advisors 4

MTY

MTY Food Group, Inc.

8210 Trans-Canada Highway,
St. Laurent, Quebec H4S 1M5
Canada,
(514) 336-8885
www.mtygroup.com

MTY is among the foremost quick service companies in Canada. It operates 26 banners, of which 22 are fully owned and 4 are under exclusive license agreements. MTY Group's multi-bannered strategy has allowed it to become a leader in its class. MTY was founded in 1979 and is based in Saint-Laurent, Canada.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (2.6/yr) # 35 7 3 - 1 2 48
vol $465M $304M $190M $407M $1.4B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  48

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Wetzel's Pretzels LLC 2022-11-02 207M USD Add-on Acquisition
Pasadena, California · www.wetzels.com
BBQ Holdings, Inc. 2022-08-09 200M USD Add-on Acquisition
Minnetonka, Minnesota · www.bbq-holdings.com
Küto Comptoir à Tartares 2021-10-18 - Add-on Acquisition
Delson, Quebec · www.kuto.ca
Tortoise Group 2019-10-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Las Vegas, Nevada · www.tortoisegroup.org
Allô! Mon Coco 2019-04-30 - Add-on Acquisition
Lasalle, Quebec · www.allomoncoco.com
Papa Murphy’s Holdings, Inc. 2019-04-11 190M USD Add-on Acquisition
Vancouver, British Columbia · www.papamurphys.com
South St. Burger 2018-12-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Toronto, Ontario · www.southstburger.com
Casa Grecque 2018-10-31 20M USD Add-on Acquisition
Laval, Quebec · www.casagrecque.ca
SweetFrog Premium Frozen Yogurt 2018-09-04 35M USD Add-on Acquisition
Scottsdale, Arizona · www.sweetfrog.com
Imvescor Restaurant Group, Inc. 2018-03-01 247M USD Add-on Acquisition
Montreal, Quebec · www.imvescor.ca
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Restaurants 40 (83%) 1.3B (96%) - -
Food 5 (10%) 58M (4%) - -
Retail 2 (4%) - - -
Franchising 1 (2%) - - -
Total 48 $1.4B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Canada 37 612M - -
  Quebec 19 299M - -
  Ontario 14 98M - -
  Alberta 3 25M - -
  British Columbia 1 190M - -
United States 10 755M - -
  California 5 207M - -
  Arizona 3 348M - -
  Nevada 1 - - -
  Minnesota 1 200M - -
Singapore 1 - - -
Domestic 37 (77%) 612M (45%) - -
Cross-border 11 (23%) 755M (55%) - -
Total 48 $1.4B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
National Bank Financial
2
Legal Deals
Morrison & Foerster LLP
2
Salley Bowes Harwardt Law Corp.
1
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 5 $1.2B
< $100M 17 $213M
TOTAL $1.4B
Largest Kahala Franchising LLC (Kahala Brands)
$310M (2016-05-25)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
8%
4 (8%)
Strategic(s)
6%
3 (6%)

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