Whitbread Acquisitions and Exits, 5 Deals Between 1995 and 2018
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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Whitbread PLC

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

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

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 3 - 1 - - - 4
vol $881M $881M
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - - - 1 - 1
vol $6.0B $6.0B
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Largest Premier Inn Hotels Ltd.
$825M (2004-07-23)
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Largest Costa Limited
$6.0B (2018-08-31)

Restaurants M&A - Last 3 Years

When analyzing the restaurants sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 41 restaurants companies that have made at least 1 acquisition.

The most prolific strategic restaurants acquirer over the past 3 years is MTY Food Group, with 17 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the restaurants sector over the past 3 years is L Catterton Partners with 5 platform acquisitions.


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