The Foschini Group Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Retail Company

The Foschini Group has acquired 5 companies, including 4 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

The Foschini Group’s largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired Phase Eight for $366M. The Foschini Group has acquired in 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include retail (60%) and apparel/textiles (20%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity5
    • M&A Buy Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3

The Foschini Group Ltd.

Stanley Lewis Centre 340 Voortrekker Road Parow East,
Cape Town, 7500
South Africa,
+27 21 938 1911
www.tfglimited.co.za

The Foschini Group (TFG) is a independent chain-store groups in South Africa. It have 17 retail brands that trade in clothing, jewellery, accessories, sporting and outdoor apparel and equipment, cellular goods and services and homeware to the broad, primarily middle and upper income groups throughout 2 000+ stores predominantly in Southern Africa. 42,2% of turnover is in the form of cash sales to customers, with the balance being on credit. The Foschini Group was founded in 1924 and is based in Cape Town, South Africa.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 2 3 - - - - 5
vol $366M $215M $582M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  5

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Hobbs Ltd. 2017-11-07 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.hobbs.co.uk
Retail Apparel Group Pty Ltd. 2017-05-25 215M AUD Add-on Acquisition
Waterloo, Australia · www.retailapparelgroup.com
Damsel In A Dress Ltd. 2017-02-06 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.damselinadress.co.uk
Whistles 2016-03-24 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.whistles.com
Phase Eight Ltd. 2015-01-16 366M GBP Add-on Acquisition
LONDON, United Kingdom · www.phase-eight.co.uk
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Retail 3 (60%) 582M (100%) - -
Apparel/Textiles 1 (20%) - - -
E-Commerce 1 (20%) - - -
Total 5 $582M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United Kingdom 4 366M - -
Australia 1 215M - -
Domestic - - - -
Cross-border 5 (100%) 582M (100%) - -
Total 5 $582M - -

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $582M
TOTAL $582M
Largest Phase Eight Ltd.
$366M (2015-01-16)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
60%
3 (60%)

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