Vail Resorts Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Leisure Company

Vail Resorts has acquired 7 companies, including 5 in the last 5 years.

Vail Resorts’ largest acquisition to date was in 2019, when it acquired Peak Resorts for $264M. Vail Resorts has acquired in 5 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include leisure (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity7
    • M&A Buy Activity7
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2

Vail Resorts, Inc.

390 Interlocken Crescent,
Broomfield, Colorado 80021
United States,
(303) 404-1800
www.vailresorts.com

Vail Resorts, Inc. is a mountain resort operator. The Company's subsidiaries operate 10 world-class mountain resorts and two urban ski areas, including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Canyons and Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Perisher, Australia; and Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan. Vail Resorts was founded in 1997 and is based in Broomfield, Colorado.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 3 1 1 1 1 - 7
vol $308M $50M $74M $264M $696M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  7

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Peak Resorts, Inc. 2019-07-22 264M USD Add-on Acquisition
Wildwood, Montana · www.peakresorts.com
Triple Peaks LLC 2018-09-27 74M USD Add-on Acquisition
Ludlow, Vermont
Mt. Mansfield Co., Inc. (Stowe Mountain Resort) 2017-02-21 50M USD Divestiture
Stowe, Vermont · www.stowe.com
Wilmot Mountain, Inc. 2016-01-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Wilmot, Wisconsin · www.wilmotmountain.com
Perisher Blue Pty Ltd. (dba Perisher Ski Resort) 2015-06-30 125M AUD Add-on Acquisition
Perisher Valley, Australia · www.perisherblue.com.au
Park City Mountain Resort 2014-09-11 183M USD Divestiture
Park City, Utah · www.parkcitymountain.com
Heavenly Mountain Resort 2002-05-09 - Add-on Acquisition
South Lake Tahoe, California · www.skiheavenly.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Leisure 7 (100%) 696M (100%) - -
Total 7 $696M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 6 571M - -
  Vermont 2 124M - -
  Wisconsin 1 - - -
  Utah 1 183M - -
  Montana 1 264M - -
  California 1 - - -
Australia 1 125M - -
Domestic 6 (86%) 571M (82%) - -
Cross-border 1 (14%) 125M (18%) - -
Total 7 $696M - -

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $572M
< $100M 2 $124M
TOTAL $696M
Largest Peak Resorts, Inc.
$264M (2019-07-22)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
100%
2 100%

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