Somerfield was acquired by Co-operative Group on July 16, 2008
retail Company

Out of 60 sectors in the Mergr database, retail ranked 16 in number of deals in 2008. The largest retail acquisition in 2008 was Corporate Express N.V. - which was acquired by Staples for $3.5B.

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Somerfield Plc

Somerfield House, Whitchurch Lane,
Bristol, BS14 0TJ
United Kingdom,
www.somerfield.co.uk

Founded in 1875, Somerfield was the fifth largest grocery retailer in the UK in 2009, operating out of small, local stores to serve the 'convenience shoppers' market.

Retail M&A - Last 3 Years

Somerfield was acquired by Co-operative Group on July 16, 2008.

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