Sears Holdings - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Sears Holdings M&A Summary

Sears Holdings has acquired 3 companies. It has also divested 4 assets.

Sears Holdings’ largest acquisition to date was in 2004, when it acquired Kmart for $11.0B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2017, when it sold Craftsman to Stanley Black & Decker for $900M. Sears Holdings has acquired in 3 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include retail (100%).

Sears Holdings Business Overview

Where is Sears Holdings headquartered?

Sears Holdings is headquartered in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.

What is Sears Holdings’ revenue?

Sears Holdings disclosed revenue of 16,702M USD for 2017 and 22,138M USD for 2016.

What sector is Sears Holdings in?

Sears Holdings is a retail company.

When was Sears Holdings founded?

Sears Holdings was founded in 2005.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity7
    • M&A Buy Activity3
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3

Sears Holdings

Sears Holdings Corp.

3333 Beverly Road,
Hoffman Estates, Illinois 60179
United States,
(847) 286-2500
www.searsholdings.com

Sears Holdings was the holding company fo US-based retailers Kmart and Sears. Sears Holdings was formed in 2005 and was based in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 3 - - - - - 3
vol $11.0B $11.0B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 2 - 1 - - 1 4
vol $900M $900M
  7

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Craftsman 2017-01-05 900M USD Divestiture
Hoffman Estates, Illinois · www.craftsman.com
Lands' End, Inc. 2014-04-04 - Spin Off
Dodgeville, Wisconsin · www.landsend.com
Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. 2012-11-11 - Spin Off
Hoffman Estates, Illinois · www.shos.com
Orchard Supply Hardware Stores Corp. 2011-06-24 - IPO
San Jose, California · www.osh.com
Orchard Supply Hardware Stores Corp. 2005-10-07 - Stake Purchase
San Jose, California · www.osh.com
Sears, Roebuck and Co. 2005-03-24 - Add-on Acquisition
Hoffman Estates, Illinois · www.sears.com
Kmart Corp. 2004-11-17 11.0B USD Add-on Acquisition
Troy, Michigan · www.kmart.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Retail 3 (100%) 11.0B (100%) 3 (75%) -
Consumer Products - - 1 (25%) 900M (100%)
Total 3 $11.0B 4 $900M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 3 11.0B 4 900M
  Illinois 1 - 2 900M
  California 1 - 1 -
  Michigan 1 11.0B - -
  Wisconsin - - 1 -
Total 3 $11.0B 4 $900M

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $11.0B
TOTAL $11.0B
Largest Kmart Corp.
$11.0B (2004-11-17)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $900M
TOTAL $900M
Largest Craftsman
$900M (2017-01-05)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
33%
1 (33%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
25%
1 (25%)

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