Yum - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Yum M&A Summary

Yum has acquired 6 companies, including 5 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 3 assets.

Yum’s largest acquisition to date was in 2011, when it acquired Little Sheep Group for $586M. Yum has acquired in 2 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include information technology (34%) and restaurants (34%).

Yum Business Overview

Where is Yum headquartered?

Yum is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky.

What is Yum’s revenue?

Yum disclosed revenue of 6,842M USD for 2022 and 6,584M USD for 2021.

How many employees does Yum have?

Yum has 38,000 employees.

What sector is Yum in?

Yum is a restaurants company.

When was Yum founded?

Yum was founded in 1997.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity9
    • M&A Buy Activity6
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 2

Yum

Yum! Brands, Inc.

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

Yum 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 was founded in 1997 and is based in Louisville, Kentucky.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 1 2 3 - - - 6
vol $586M $375M $67M $1.0B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 3 - - - - - 3
  9

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Dragontail Systems Ltd. 2021-05-26 67M AUD Add-on Acquisition
Brisbane, Australia · www.dragontail.com
Tictuk Technologies 2021-03-24 - Add-on Acquisition
Tel Aviv, Israel · www.tictuk.com
Kvantum, Inc. - Consumer Insights and Marketing Performance Analytics Business 2021-03-02 - Divestiture
Plano, Texas
Hearts Brands IP Pty Ltd. 2020-03-03 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.heartstyles.com
The Habit Restaurants, Inc. 2020-01-06 375M USD Add-on Acquisition
Irvine, California · www.habitburger.com
Pizza Hut (Australia) 2016-09-06 - Divestiture
Sydney, Australia · www.pizzahut.com.au
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
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Restaurants 2 (33%) 961M (94%) 2 (67%) -
Information Technology 2 (33%) - - -
Business Services 1 (17%) - - -
Software 1 (17%) 67M (6%) - -
Food - - 1 (33%) -
Total 6 $1.0B 3 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 2 375M 1 -
  Texas 1 - - -
  California 1 375M - -
  Florida - - 1 -
Australia 1 67M 1 -
United Kingdom 1 - 1 -
China 1 586M - -
Israel 1 - - -
Domestic 2 (33%) 375M (36%) 1 (33%) -
Cross-border 4 (67%) 653M (64%) 2 (67%) -
Total 6 $1.0B 3 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
BofA Securities
1
Legal Deals
Mayer Brown
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $961M
< $100M 1 $67M
TOTAL $1.0B
Largest Little Sheep Group Ltd.
$586M (2011-04-26)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
17%
1 (17%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
100%
3 (100%)

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