Trans World Entertainment Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Retail Company

Trans World Entertainment has acquired 4 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years.

Trans World Entertainment’s largest acquisition to date was in 2016, when it acquired etailz for $75M. Trans World Entertainment has acquired in 4 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include retail (75%) and information technology (25%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity4
    • M&A Buy Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Advisors 2

Trans World Entertainment Corp.

38 Corporate Circle,
Albany,, New York 12203
United States,
(518) 452-1242
www.twec.com

Trans World Entertainment Corporation is a major specialty retailer of entertainment products, including video, music, trend, electronics, video games and related products. The Company operates retail stores in the United States, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, primarily under the names F.Y.E. for your entertainment and Suncoast. Trans World Entertainment was founded in 1972 and is based in Albany, New York.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 3 1 - - - - 4
vol $75M $75M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  4

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
etailz, Inc. 2016-10-17 75M USD Add-on Acquisition
Spokane, Washington · www.etailz.com
Musicland Holding Corp. 2006-03-29 - Add-on Acquisition
Minnetonka, Minnesota
Wherehouse Entertainment, Inc. 2003-09-14 - Special Situations/Distressed
Torrance, California
Camelot Music Holdings, Inc. 1999-04-22 - Add-on Acquisition
North Canton, Ohio
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Retail 3 (75%) - - -
Information Technology 1 (25%) 75M (100%) - -
Total 4 $75M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 4 75M - -
  Washington 1 75M - -
  Ohio 1 - - -
  Minnesota 1 - - -
  California 1 - - -
Total 4 $75M - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Oppenheimer & Co.
1
Legal Deals
Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $75M
TOTAL $75M
Largest etailz, Inc.
$75M (2016-10-17)

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