Tesco Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Tesco has acquired 13 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 8 assets.

Tesco’s largest acquisition to date was in 2017, when it acquired Booker Group for $5.7B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2015, when it sold Homeplus to MBK Partners HK for $6.5B. Tesco has acquired in 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include retail (75%) and internet software and services (17%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity20
    • M&A Buy Activity12
    • M&A Sell Activity8
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 14
  • M&A Advisors 5

Tesco

Tesco Plc

Tesco House Shire Park Kestrel Way,
Welwyn Garden City, AL7 1GA
United Kingdom,
+44 1992-632-222
www.tescoplc.com

Tesco is a multinational grocery and general merchandise retailer. Tesco was founded in 1919 and is based in Welwyn Garden City, the United Kingdom.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 11 1 - - - - 12
vol $346M $5.7B $6.0B
Sell (0.6/yr) # 5 1 - - 2 - 8
vol $6.9B $250M $7.1B
  20

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Tesco Polska 2020-06-18 239M PLN Divestiture
, Poland
Tesco Plc - Thailand and Malaysia Operations 2020-03-09 11M USD Divestiture
Bangkok, Thailand
Tesco Plc - Opticians Business 2017-04-19 - Divestiture
, United Kingdom
Booker Group PLC 2017-01-27 5.7B GBP Merger
Wellingborough, United Kingdom · www.bookergroup.com
Dobbies Garden Centres Ltd. 2016-06-17 334M GBP Divestiture
Lasswade, United Kingdom · www.dobbies.com
Giraffe Concepts Ltd. 2016-06-10 - Divestiture
London, United Kingdom · www.giraffe.net
Homeplus Co., Ltd 2015-09-07 6.5B GBP Divestiture
Seoul, South Korea · www.homeplus.co.kr
Y-Opco LLC 2013-09-10 - Divestiture
El Segundo, California · www.freshandeasy.com
Giraffe Concepts Ltd. 2013-03-13 75M GBP Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.giraffe.net
Mobcast Services Ltd. 2012-09-04 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.mobcast.co.uk
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
One Stop Stores Ltd. 2003-02-04 Alfred Jones - 33 Convenience Stores 2013-07-05 1
Walsall, United Kingdom · www.onestop.co.uk , United Kingdom
One Stop Stores Ltd.    - Day & Nite Stores Ltd. 2000-05-17 1
Walsall, United Kingdom · www.onestop.co.uk Brownhills, United Kingdom

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Retail 9 (75%) 6.0B (99%) 6 (75%) 7.1B (100%)
Internet Software and Services 2 (17%) - - -
Restaurants 1 (8%) 75M (1%) 1 (13%) -
Food - - 1 (13%) -
Total 12 $6.0B 8 $7.1B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United Kingdom 10 5.8B 3 334M
Japan 2 271M 1 -
Poland - - 1 239M
South Korea - - 1 6.5B
Thailand - - 1 11M
United States - - 1 -
  California - - 1 -
Domestic 10 (83%) 5.8B (96%) 3 (38%) 334M (5%)
Cross-border 2 (17%) 271M (4%) 5 (63%) 6.8B (95%)
Total 12 $6.0B 8 $7.1B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Barclays Investment Bank
2
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
1
Greenhill & Co., Inc.
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $5.7B
$100M to $1B 1 $271M
< $100M 1 $75M
TOTAL $6.0B
Largest Booker Group PLC
$5.7B (2017-01-27)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $6.5B
$100M to $1B 2 $573M
< $100M 1 $11M
TOTAL $7.1B
Largest Homeplus Co., Ltd
$6.5B (2015-09-07)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
8%
1 (8%)
Strategic(s)
8%
1 (8%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
38%
3 (38%)
Strategic(s)
50%
4 (50%)

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