The Home Depot Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Retail Company

The Home Depot has acquired 24 companies, including 7 in the last 5 years. A total of 13 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

The Home Depot’s largest acquisition to date was in 2020, when it acquired HD Supply Holdings for $8.0B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2007, when it sold HD Supply Holdings to Clayton Dubilier & Rice for $8.5B. The Home Depot has acquired in 8 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include distribution (48%) and internet software and services (12%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity18
    • M&A Buy Activity17
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 7
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 18
  • M&A Advisors 6

The Home Depot, Inc.

2455 Paces Ferry Road,
Atlanta, Georgia 30339
United States,
(770) 433-8211
www.homedepot.com

The Home Depot is a home improvement retailer. Home Depot operates more than 2,000 stores and home improvement centers across North America.The Home Depot was founded in 1978 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 14 2 - - 1 - 17
vol $6.5B $265M $8.0B $14.8B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $8.5B $8.5B
  19

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
HD Supply Holdings, Inc. 2020-11-16 8.0B USD Add-on Acquisition
Atlanta, Georgia · www.hdsupply.com
The Company Store LLC 2017-12-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Weehawke, New Jersey · www.thecompanystore.com
Compact Power Equipment Centers LLC 2017-07-06 265M USD Add-on Acquisition
Fort Mill, South Carolina · www.cpiequipment.com
Interline Brands, Inc. 2015-07-22 1.6B USD Add-on Acquisition
Jacksonville, Florida · www.interlinebrands.com
HD Supply Holdings, Inc. - Hardware Solutions Business Unit 2014-12-02 - Divestiture
Atlanta, Georgia
Blinds.com 2014-01-23 - Add-on Acquisition
Houston, Texas · www.blinds.com
BlackLocus, Inc. 2012-12-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Austin, Texas · www.blacklocus.com
US Home Systems, Inc. 2012-08-07 95M USD Add-on Acquisition
Irving, Texas · www.ushomesystems.com
Redbeacon, Inc. 2012-01-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Foster City, California · www.redbeacon.com
Harris Research, Inc. 2011-09-08 - Divestiture
Logan, Utah · www.hrisupport.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Interline Brands, Inc. 2015-07-22 Copperfield Chimney Supply, Inc. 2019-01-03 1
Jacksonville, Florida · www.interlinebrands.com Fairfield, Iowa · www.copperfield.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Distribution 8 (50%) 14.7B (99%) 1 (50%) 8.5B (100%)
Internet Software and Services 2 (13%) - - -
Retail 2 (13%) - - -
Business Services 1 (6%) - 1 (50%) -
Building Materials 1 (6%) 95M (1%) - -
E-Commerce 1 (6%) - - -
Franchising 1 (6%) - - -
Total 16 $14.8B 2 $8.5B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 17 14.8B 2 8.5B
  Georgia 4 11.5B 1 8.5B
  Texas 4 1.4B - -
  Utah 2 - 1 -
  Florida 2 1.6B - -
  California 2 - - -
  South Carolina 1 265M - -
  New Jersey 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
Total 17 $14.8B 2 $8.5B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
3
Peter J. Solomon Co.
1
Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA Securities)
1
Legal Deals
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
4
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz LLP
1
King & Spalding LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 4 $14.4B
$100M to $1B 1 $265M
< $100M 1 $95M
TOTAL $14.8B
Largest HD Supply Holdings, Inc.
$8.0B (2020-11-16)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $8.5B
TOTAL $8.5B
Largest HD Supply Holdings, Inc.
$8.5B (2007-08-30)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
35%
6 (35%)
Strategic(s)
12%
2 (12%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
100%
2 (100%)

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