Paychex, Inc.

911 Panorama Trail South,
Rochester, New York 14625
United States,
(585) 385-6666
www.paychex.com

Paychex is a provider of comprehensive payroll and integrated human resource and employee benefits outsourcing solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses in the US. Paychex was formed in 1971 and is based in Rochester, New York.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 11 1 2 1 - 1 16
vol $680M $680M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
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Largest Advantage Payroll Services, Inc.
$240M (2002-09-19)
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According to our data here at Mergr, Paychex has acquired 17 companies, including 5 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Paychex’s largest acquisition to date was in 2002, when it acquired Advantage Payroll Services for $240M. Paychex has acquired in 13 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include business services (38%) and staffing (25%).

When analyzing the business services sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 752 business services companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 51 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 16 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic business services acquirer over the past 3 years is United Site Services, with 18 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the business services sector over the past 3 years is The Carlyle Group with 7 platform acquisitions.

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