VCA Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Consumer ServicesCompany

VCA has acquired 15 companies of its own, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 12 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

VCA’s largest acquisition to date was in 2016, when it acquired CAPNA for $344M. VCA has acquired in 7 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include healthcare services (50%) and consumer services (38%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity9
    • M&A Buy Activity8
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 13
  • M&A Advisors 1

VCA, Inc.

12401 West Olympic Boulevard,
Los Angeles, California 90064
United States,
(310) 571-6500
www.vca.com

VCA, Inc. is an animal healthcare company operating in the United States and Canada. VCA provides veterinary services and diagnostic testing to support veterinary care, sells diagnostic imaging equipment and other medical technology products and related services to the veterinary market and provide various communication, marketing solutions and other services to the veterinary community. VCA provides pharmaceutical products and performs a variety of pet wellness programs including health examinations, diagnostic testing, routine vaccinations, spaying, neutering and dental care. VCA, Inc. was formed in 1986 and is based in Los Angeles, California.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 8 - - - - - 8
vol $811M $811M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
  9

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
CAPNA, Inc. (Companion Animal Practices, North America) 2016-02-29 344M USD Add-on Acquisition
Las Vegas, Nevada · www.capna.biz
Vetstreet, Inc. 2016-01-12 - Divestiture
Yardley, Pennsylvania · www.vetstreet.com
BrightHeart Veterinary Centers 2011-07-10 50M USD Add-on Acquisition
Armonk, New York · www.brightheartvet.com
Vetstreet, Inc. 2011-07-10 146M USD Divestiture
Yardley, Pennsylvania · www.vetstreet.com
Pet DRx Corp. 2010-06-02 41M USD Add-on Acquisition
Brentwood, Tennessee · www.petdrx.com
Firehouse Animal Health Centers 2010-04-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Denver, Colorado · www.firehousehospital.com
Healthy Pet Corp. 2007-06-01 153M USD Add-on Acquisition
Shelton, Connecticut · www.healthypet.com
Pet's Choice, Inc. 2005-05-23 - Merger
Bellevue, Washington
National PetCare Centers, Inc. 2004-06-01 77M USD Add-on Acquisition
Fort Collins, Colorado
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Antech Diagnostics, Inc.    - Abaxis Veterinary Reference Laboratory (AVRL) 2015-03-19 2
Irvine, California · www.antechdiagnostics.com , United States

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Healthcare Services 4 (50%) 538M (66%) - -
Consumer Services 3 (38%) 127M (16%) - -
Internet Software and Services 1 (13%) 146M (18%) 1 (100%) -
Total 8 $811M 1 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 8 811M 1 -
  Colorado 2 77M - -
  Pennsylvania 1 146M 1 -
  Washington 1 - - -
  Tennessee 1 41M - -
  New York 1 50M - -
  Nevada 1 344M - -
  Connecticut 1 153M - -
Total 8 $811M 1 -

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $643M
< $100M 3 $168M
TOTAL $811M
Largest CAPNA, Inc. (Companion Animal Practices, North America)
$344M (2016-02-29)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
63%
5 (63%)
Strategic(s)
13%
1 (13%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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