Nordstrom Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Nordstrom has acquired 7 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 5 assets.

Nordstrom’s largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired Trunk Club for $350M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2017, when it sold Bonobos to Walmart for $310M. Nordstrom has acquired in 4 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include apparel/textiles (43%) and e-commerce (29%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity12
    • M&A Buy Activity7
    • M&A Sell Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3
  • M&A Advisors 6

Nordstrom

Nordstrom, Inc.

1617 Sixth Avenue,
Seattle, Washington 98101
United States,
(206) 628-2111
www.nordstrom.com

Nordstrom is a US-based fashion specialty retailer. The Company operates a network of retail stores as well as ecommerce websites that include Nordstrom.com, Nordstromrack.com and HauteLook and TrunkClub.com. Nordstrom offers a selection of brand-name and private label merchandise focused on apparel, shoes, cosmetics and accessories. Nordstrom's integrated full-line stores and online store allow the Company to provide customers with a seamless shopping experience. Nordstrom was formed in 1901 and is based in Seattle, Washington.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 5 - 2 - - - 7
vol $789M $789M
Sell (0.2/yr) # 4 1 - - - - 5
vol $210M $310M $520M
  12

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
MessageYes, Inc. 2018-03-08 - Add-on Acquisition
Seattle, Washington · www.messageyes.com
Bevyup 2018-03-08 - Add-on Acquisition
Bellevue, Washington · www.bevyup.com
Bonobos, Inc. 2017-06-16 310M USD Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.bonobos.com
Sole Society, Inc. 2016-08-23 - Stake Purchase
Culver City, California · www.solesociety.com
Peek, Aren’t You Curious, Inc. 2016-02-09 - Bankruptcy
San Francisco, California · www.peekkids.com
Nordstrom - Credit Card Receivables Portfolio 2015-05-26 - Divestiture
, United States
Trunk Club 2014-07-31 350M USD Add-on Acquisition
Chicago, Illinois · www.trunkclub.com
Bonobos, Inc. 2012-04-12 - Growth Capital
New York, New York · www.bonobos.com
HauteLook, Inc. 2011-02-17 270M USD Add-on Acquisition
Los Angeles, California · www.hautelook.com
Peek, Aren’t You Curious, Inc. 2010-12-22 - Growth Capital
San Francisco, California · www.peekkids.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Apparel/Textiles 3 (43%) 169M (21%) 4 (80%) 520M (100%)
E-Commerce 2 (29%) 620M (79%) - -
Internet Software and Services 2 (29%) - - -
Financial Services - - 1 (20%) -
Total 7 $789M 5 $520M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 6 620M 4 310M
  California 2 270M 2 -
  Washington 2 - - -
  New York 1 - 1 310M
  Illinois 1 350M - -
France 1 169M 1 210M
Domestic 6 (86%) 620M (79%) 4 (80%) 310M (60%)
Cross-border 1 (14%) 169M (21%) 1 (20%) 210M (40%)
Total 7 $789M 5 $520M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Guggenheim Securities
2
Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein
1
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
1
Legal Deals
Lane Powell PC
2
Paul Hastings LLP
1
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $789M
TOTAL $789M
Largest Trunk Club
$350M (2014-07-31)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $520M
TOTAL $520M
Largest Bonobos, Inc.
$310M (2017-06-16)

M&A Connections

Deals
Divested to
Strategic(s)
60%
3 (60%)

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