The Sports Authority, Inc.

1050 West Hampden Avenue,
Englewood, Colorado 80110
United States,
(800) 901-0795
www.sportsauthority.com

The Sports Authority, Inc. is a provider of full-line sporting goods retailers offering a comprehensive high-quality assortment of brand name sporting apparel and equipment at competitive prices. The company operates over 400 stores in 45 states. The Sports Authority, Inc. was formed in 1928 and is based in Englewood, Colorado.

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According to our data here at Mergr, The Sports Authority has acquired 3 companies. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

The Sports Authority has acquired in 3 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include consumer products (67%) and retail (34%).

When analyzing the retail sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 169 retail companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 9 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 1 has acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic retail acquirer over the past 3 years is Camping World Holdings, with 12 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the retail sector over the past 3 years is Sun Capital Partners, Inc. with 5 platform acquisitions.

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