Safeway, Inc.

5918 Stoneridge Mall Road,
Pleasanton, California 94588
United States,
(877) 723-3929
www.safeway.com

Safeway Inc., which operates Safeway, Vons, Pavilion’s, Randall’s, Tom Thumb, and Carrs stores, is a Fortune 100 company and one of the largest food and drug retailers in the United States with sales of $36.1 billion in 2013. The company operates 1,335 stores in 20 states and the District of Columbia, 13 distribution centers and 20 manufacturing plants.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 3 - - - 1 1 5
vol $4.8B $4.8B
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - 1 - - - 1
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Largest Dominick's Supermarkets, Inc.
$1.8B (1998-10-13)
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According to our data here at Mergr, Safeway has acquired 6 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Safeway’s largest acquisition to date was in 1998, when it acquired Dominick s Supermarkets for $1.8B. Safeway has acquired in 3 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include retail (100%).

When analyzing the retail sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 198 retail companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 7 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 8 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the retail sector over the past 3 years is J.W. Childs Associates L.P. with 5 platform acquisitions.

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