Office Depot Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Retail Company

Office Depot has acquired 8 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Office Depot’s largest acquisition to date was in 2017, when it acquired CompuCom Systems for $1.0B. Office Depot has acquired in 3 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include retail (72%) and information technology (15%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity9
    • M&A Buy Activity7
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 5
  • M&A Advisors 2

Office Depot, Inc.

6600 North Military Trail,
Boca Raton, Florida 33496
United States,
(561) 438-4800
www.officedepot.com


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 5 1 - - - 1 7
vol $10M $1.0B $1.0B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
  9

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
BuyerQuest, Inc. 2021-02-18 - Add-on Acquisition
Cleveland, Ohio · www.buyerquest.com
CompuCom Systems, Inc. 2017-10-03 1.0B USD Add-on Acquisition
Dallas, Texas · www.compucom.com
Office Depot Europe B.V. 2016-09-23 - Divestiture
Venlo, Netherlands · www.officedepot.eu
AxiSource, Inc. 2009-09-30 - Divestiture
Toronto, Ontario · www.axisource.ca
AsiaEC.com Ltd. 2006-09-28 - Add-on Acquisition
Beijing, China
Papirius s.r.o. 2006-08-31 - Add-on Acquisition
Rudna u Prahy,, Czech Republic · www.papirius.net
Allied Office Products, Inc. 2006-05-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Clifton, New Jersey
Best Office Co., Ltd. 2006-02-15 - Add-on Acquisition
Seoul,, South Korea · www.bestoffice.co.kr
Elso Iroda Superstore Kft. 2004-04-08 10M USD Add-on Acquisition
Budapest,, Hungary · officedepot.hu
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Retail 5 (71%) 10M (1%) - -
Information Technology 1 (14%) 1.0B (99%) - -
Software 1 (14%) - - -
Business Services - - 1 (50%) -
Distribution - - 1 (50%) -
Total 7 $1.0B 2 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 3 1.0B - -
  Texas 1 1.0B - -
  Ohio 1 - - -
  New Jersey 1 - - -
Canada - - 1 -
  Ontario - - 1 -
China 1 - - -
Czech Republic 1 - - -
Hungary 1 10M - -
Netherlands - - 1 -
South Korea 1 - - -
Domestic 3 (43%) 1.0B (99%) - -
Cross-border 4 (57%) 10M (1%) 2 (100%) -
Total 7 $1.0B 2 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
2
Legal Deals
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.0B
< $100M 1 $10M
TOTAL $1.0B
Largest CompuCom Systems, Inc.
$1.0B (2017-10-03)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
29%
2 (29%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
100%
2 (100%)

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