Rite Aid Corp.

30 Hunter Lane,
Camp Hill, Pennsylvania 17011
United States,
(717) 975-3710
www.riteaid.com

Rite Aid Corp. is a drugstore chain with approximately 4,600 stores in 31 states and the District of Columbia. The Company was formed in 1927 and is based in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania.

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Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 7 2 1 - - - 10
vol $3.9B $2.0B $5.9B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $1.0B $1.0B
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$2.3B (1996-10-14)
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Largest PCS Health Systems Inc.
$1.0B (2000-07-12)

According to our data here at Mergr, Rite Aid has acquired 11 companies, including 4 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Rite Aid’s largest acquisition to date was in 1996, when it acquired Thrifty PayLess for $2.3B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2000, when it sold PCS Health Systems to JLL Partners for $1.0B. Rite Aid has acquired in 10 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include retail (50%) and healthcare services (30%).

When analyzing the retail sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 167 retail companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 10 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 1 has acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic retail acquirer over the past 3 years is Camping World Holdings, with 12 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the retail sector over the past 3 years is Sun Capital Partners, Inc. with 5 platform acquisitions.

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