Yum! Brands Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Restaurants Company

Yum! Brands has acquired 2 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 2 assets.

Yum! Brands’ largest acquisition to date was in 2011, when it acquired Little Sheep Group for $586M. Yum! Brands has acquired in 1 US state, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include restaurants (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity4
    • M&A Buy Activity2
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2
  • M&A Advisors 2

Yum! Brands, Inc.

1441 Gardiner Lane,
Louisville, Kentucky 40213
United States,
(502) 874-8300
www.yum.com

Yum! Brands, Inc. is a restaurant company with over 40,000 restaurants in more than 130 countries and territories. Primarily through the three concepts of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, the Company develops, operates, franchises and licenses a worldwide system of restaurants which prepare, package and sell a menu of competitively priced food items. Units are operated by a Concept or by independent franchisees or licensees under the terms of franchise or license agreements. Franchisees can range in size from individuals owning just one restaurant to large publicly-traded companies. Yum! Brands was formed in 1997 and is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 1 - - - - 1 2
vol $586M $375M $961M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
  4

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
The Habit Restaurants, Inc. 2020-01-06 375M USD Add-on Acquisition
Irvine, California · www.habitburger.com
Pizza Hut (UK) Ltd. 2012-11-12 - Divestiture
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom · www.pizzahut.co.uk
Little Sheep Group Ltd. 2011-04-26 586M USD Add-on Acquisition
Baotou, China · www.littlesheep.com
Celebration Restaurant Group LLC 2009-01-01 - Divestiture
Celebration, Florida · www.celebrationrg.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Restaurants 2 (100%) 961M (100%) 2 (100%) -
Total 2 $961M 2 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 1 375M 1 -
  California 1 375M - -
  Florida - - 1 -
China 1 586M - -
United Kingdom - - 1 -
Domestic 1 (50%) 375M (39%) 1 (50%) -
Cross-border 1 (50%) 586M (61%) 1 (50%) -
Total 2 $961M 2 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
1
Legal Deals
Mayer Brown
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $961M
TOTAL $961M
Largest Little Sheep Group Ltd.
$586M (2011-04-26)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Divested to
PE Firm(s)
100%
2 100%

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