US Foods Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Distribution Company

US Foods has acquired 23 companies, including 14 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

US Foods’ largest acquisition to date was in 2018, when it acquired SGA’s Food Group of Companies for $1.8B. US Foods has acquired in 18 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include food (48%) and distribution (44%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity23
    • M&A Buy Activity23
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 2

US Foods Holding Corp. (US Foods)

9399 West Higgins Road, Suite 500,
Rosemont, Illinois 60018
United States,
(847) 720-8000
www.usfoods.com

US Foods, Inc. is a food distributor to restaurants, healthcare and hospitality facilities, government operations and educational institutions. The Company offers more than 350,000 national brand products and our own high-quality private label items ranging from meats to produce to frozen foods. US Foods was formed in 1853 and is based in Rosemont, Illinois.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (1.8/yr) # 14 7 1 - 1 - 23
vol $1.8B $970M $2.8B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  23

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Smart Foodservice Warehouse Stores LLC 2020-03-06 970M USD Add-on Acquisition
Clackamas, Oregon · www.smartfoodservice.com
SGA’s Food Group of Companies 2018-07-30 1.8B USD Divestiture
Scottsdale, Arizona
The Thompson Co. 2017-07-14 - Divestiture
Grand Island, Nebraska · www.thompsonfoods.com
Braunger Foods 2017-07-14 - Divestiture
Sioux City, Iowa · www.braungerfoods.com
Variety Foods 2017-07-14 - Divestiture
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
F. Christiana & Co. 2017-06-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Marrero, Louisiana · www.fchristiana.com
FirstClass Foods, Inc. 2017-04-24 - Add-on Acquisition
Hawthorne, California · www.firstclassfoods.com
SRA Foods 2017-03-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Birmingham, Alabama · www.srafoods.com
All American Foods, Inc. 2017-02-14 - Add-on Acquisition
North Kingstown, Rhode Island · www.all-american-foods.com
Save On Seafood, Inc. 2016-10-19 - Add-on Acquisition
St Petersburg, Florida · www.saveonseafoodmarket.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Food 11 (48%) 1.8B (65%) - -
Distribution 10 (43%) - - -
Internet Software and Services 1 (4%) - - -
Retail 1 (4%) 970M (35%) - -
Total 23 $2.8B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 23 2.8B - -
  New York 2 - - -
  Iowa 2 - - -
  Illinois 2 - - -
  Florida 2 - - -
  California 2 - - -
  Wisconsin 1 - - -
  South Dakota 1 - - -
  South Carolina 1 - - -
  Rhode Island 1 - - -
  Pennsylvania 1 - - -
  Oregon 1 970M - -
  Ohio 1 - - -
  Nebraska 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
  Louisiana 1 - - -
  Georgia 1 - - -
  Arizona 1 1.8B - -
  Alabama 1 - - -
Total 23 $2.8B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Centerview Partners LLC
1
Legal Deals
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.8B
$100M to $1B 1 $970M
TOTAL $2.8B
Largest SGA’s Food Group of Companies
$1.8B (2018-07-30)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
9%
2 (9%)
Strategic(s)
17%
4 (17%)

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