Vail Resorts Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Vail Resorts has acquired 9 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 6 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include leisure (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity9
    • M&A Buy Activity9
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3

Vail Resorts

Vail Resorts, Inc.

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

Vail Resorts 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 ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 5 1 1 - 1 1 9
vol $358M $74M $264M $118M $814M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  9

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Andermatt-Sedrun Sport AG 2022-03-27 - Divestiture
Andermatt, Switzerland
Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Inc. 2021-12-31 118M USD Add-on Acquisition
Champion, Pennsylvania · www.7springs.com
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 9 (100%) 814M (100%) - -
Total 9 $814M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 7 689M - -
  Vermont 2 124M - -
  Wisconsin 1 - - -
  Utah 1 183M - -
  Pennsylvania 1 118M - -
  Montana 1 264M - -
  California 1 - - -
Australia 1 125M - -
Switzerland 1 - - -
Domestic 7 (78%) 689M (85%) - -
Cross-border 2 (22%) 125M (15%) - -
Total 9 $814M - -

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 4 $690M
< $100M 2 $124M
TOTAL $814M
Largest Peak Resorts, Inc.
$264M (2019-07-22)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
33%
3 (33%)

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