Whitbread Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Restaurants Company

Whitbread has acquired 4 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 1 asset.

Whitbread’s largest acquisition to date was in 2004, when it acquired Premier Inn Hotels for $825M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2018, when it sold Costa Limited to The Coca-Cola for $6.0B. The Company’s most targeted sectors include restaurants (50%) and beverages (25%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity5
    • M&A Buy Activity4
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2

Whitbread PLC

Whitbread Court Houghton Hall Business Park,
Dunstable, LU5 5XE
United Kingdom,
+44 15 8242 4200
www.whitbread.co.uk

Whitbread PLC is a multinational hotel, coffee shop and restaurant. Whitbread founded in 1742 headquarters at Dunstable, United Kingdom.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 3 1 - - - - 4
vol $881M $881M
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - - 1 - - 1
vol $6.0B $6.0B
  5

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Costa Limited 2018-08-31 6.0B GBP Divestiture
Dunstable, United Kingdom · www.costa.co.uk
Healthy Retail Ltd. (dba Pure) 2016-05-03 - Stake Purchase
London, United Kingdom · www.pure-madeforyou.co.uk
Coffeeheaven International Ltd. 2009-12-15 55M GBP Add-on Acquisition
Brighton, United Kingdom
Premier Inn Hotels Ltd. 2004-07-23 825M GBP Divestiture
Dunstable, United Kingdom · www.premierinn.com
Costa Limited 1995-01-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Dunstable, United Kingdom · www.costa.co.uk
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Restaurants 2 (50%) 881M (100%) - -
Beverages 1 (25%) - 1 (100%) 6.0B (100%)
Retail 1 (25%) - - -
Total 4 $881M 1 $6.0B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United Kingdom 4 881M 1 6.0B
Total 4 $881M 1 $6.0B

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $825M
< $100M 1 $55M
TOTAL $881M
Largest Premier Inn Hotels Ltd.
$825M (2004-07-23)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $6.0B
TOTAL $6.0B
Largest Costa Limited
$6.0B (2018-08-31)

M&A Connections

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

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