Uni-Select Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Uni-Select has acquired 14 companies, including 5 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 assets.

Uni-Select’s largest acquisition to date was in 2017, when it acquired PA Topco for $316M. Uni-Select has acquired in 2 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include distribution (79%) and automotive (22%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity17
    • M&A Buy Activity14
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3

Uni-Select

Uni-Select, Inc.

170 Industriel Boulevard,
Boucherville, Quebec J4B 2X3
Canada,
(450) 641-2440
www.uniselect.com

Uni-Select is a North American distributor of replacement parts, equipment, tools, accessories, paint, and related products in the automotive aftermarket. Uni-Select was founded in 1968 and is based in Boucherville, Canada.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 12 1 - - - 1 14
vol $316M $316M
Sell (0.2/yr) # 2 - 1 - - - 3
  17

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Maslack Supply Ltd. 2022-07-25 - Add-on Acquisition
Greater Sudbury, Ontario · www.maslack.com
Uni-Select, Inc. - ProColor 2019-09-30 - Divestiture
, Quebec
AutoChoice Parts & Paints Ltd. 2018-11-15 - Add-on Acquisition
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia · www.autochoice.ca
Dash Distributors, Inc. 2017-09-18 - Add-on Acquisition
Edmonton, Alberta · www.dashdistributors.ca
PA Topco Ltd. (dba Parts Alliance Group Ltd.) 2017-06-01 316M GBP Add-on Acquisition
West Midlands, United Kingdom · www.thepartsalliance.com
Impact Auto Parts, Inc. 2017-02-28 - Add-on Acquisition
Uxbridge, Ontario · www.impactautoparts.com
Pacific Parts Ltd. 2016-11-29 - Add-on Acquisition
Vancouver, British Columbia · www.pacificpartsltd.com
Pièces d’autos M.A.G., Inc. (M.A.G.) 2016-02-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Sherbrooke, Quebec · www.pamag.ca
Jean Talon Automobile Ltée 2016-02-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Montreal, Quebec · www.jeantalonautomobile.ca
Centre de Pièces Gagnon (Pièces Gagnon) 2016-02-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Montreal, Quebec · www.centredepiecesgagnon.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Distribution 11 (79%) 316M (100%) 2 (67%) -
Automotive 3 (21%) - 1 (33%) -
Total 14 $316M 3 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Canada 11 - 1 -
  Quebec 3 - 1 -
  Ontario 3 - - -
  Nova Scotia 2 - - -
  British Columbia 2 - - -
  Alberta 1 - - -
United States 2 - 2 -
  Tennessee 1 - 1 -
  Pennsylvania 1 - - -
  Georgia - - 1 -
United Kingdom 1 316M - -
Domestic 11 (79%) - 1 (33%) -
Cross-border 3 (21%) 316M (100%) 2 (67%) -
Total 14 $316M 3 -

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $316M
TOTAL $316M
Largest PA Topco Ltd. (dba Parts Alliance Group Ltd.)
$316M (2017-06-01)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
7%
1 (7%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
3 (100%)

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