Performance Food Group Acquisitions and Exits, 5 Deals Between 2001 and 2019
distribution Company

Performance Food Group has acquired 5 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Performance Food Group’s largest acquisition to date was in 2008, when it acquired Vistar for $1.4B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2005, when it sold Fresh Express to Chiquita Brands International for $855M. Performance Food Group has acquired in 4 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include distribution (50%) and food (50%).

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Performance Food Group, Inc.

12500 West Creek Parkway,
Richmond, Virginia 23238
United States,
(804) 484-7700
www.pfgc.com

Performance Food Group, Inc. is a distributor of food products and snacks. PFG delivers food and food-related products to more than 130,000 independent and national chain restaurants, quick-service eateries, pizzerias, theaters, schools, hotels, healthcare facilities and other institutions across the United States.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 2 - - 1 - 1 4
vol $1.4B $1.4B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $855M $855M
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Largest Vistar Corp.
$1.4B (2008-05-27)
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Largest Fresh Express, Inc.
$855M (2005-06-28)

Distribution M&A - Last 3 Years

When analyzing the distribution sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 248 distribution companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 32 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 16 have acquired more than 10 companies.

The most prolific strategic distribution acquirer over the past 3 years is RelaDyne, with 16 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the distribution sector over the past 3 years is The Sterling Group with 4 platform acquisitions.


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