National Express Group Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Transportation Company

National Express Group has acquired 4 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 1 asset.

National Express Group’s largest acquisition to date was in 2019, when it acquired WeDriveU for $84M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2006, when it sold Trainline to HarbourVest Partners for $251M. National Express Group has acquired in 3 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include transportation (75%) and software (25%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity5
    • M&A Buy Activity4
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4

National Express Group PLC

National Express House Birmingham Coach Station Mill Lane Digbeth,
Birmingham, B5 6DD
United Kingdom,
+44 84 5013 0130
www.nationalexpressgroup.com

National Express Group PLC is a transport provider delivering services in the UK, North America, Germany, Spain and Morocco. National Express Group was founded in 1991 and is based in Birmingham, the United Kingdom.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 3 - - 1 - - 4
vol $84M $84M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $251M $251M
  5

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
WeDriveU, Inc. 2019-04-12 84M USD Add-on Acquisition
, California · www.wedriveu.com
Ecolane USA, Inc. 2016-06-08 - Add-on Acquisition
Wayne, Pennsylvania · www.ecolane.com
Petermann Ltd. 2011-09-13 - Add-on Acquisition
Cincinnati, Ohio · www.petermannbus.com
Trainline Plc 2006-07-05 251M GBP Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
London, United Kingdom · www.thetrainline.com
ALSA GRUPO, S.L.U. 2005-10-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Madrid, Spain · www.alsa.es
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Transportation 3 (75%) 84M (100%) - -
Software 1 (25%) - - -
Internet Software and Services - - 1 (100%) 251M (100%)
Total 4 $84M 1 $251M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 3 84M - -
  Pennsylvania 1 - - -
  Ohio 1 - - -
  California 1 84M - -
Spain 1 - - -
United Kingdom - - 1 251M
Domestic - - 1 (100%) 251M (100%)
Cross-border 4 (100%) 84M (100%) - -
Total 4 $84M 1 $251M

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $84M
TOTAL $84M
Largest WeDriveU, Inc.
$84M (2019-04-12)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $251M
TOTAL $251M
Largest Trainline Plc
$251M (2006-07-05)

M&A Connections

Deals
Divested to
Investor(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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