Mergers & Acquisitions News

Mergers & acquisitions news affecting the convenience store industry

Adds Ultramar fuel brand, dealers, cardlocks, c-stores, more with Couche-Tard deal

RED DEER, Alberta -- Parkland Fuel Corp., one of Canada’s largest independent marketers of fuel and petroleum products, has entered into an agreement with Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. to acquire the majority of the Canadian business and assets of CST Brands Inc. for approximately $965 million (...

One owner to exit convenience-store business

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Guppy’s on the Go, a Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based convenience-store retailer with 10 locations, is putting six stores on the auction block. As reported in a McLane/ CSP Daily News Flash , Ravinia Capital LLC, the financial adviser to Guppy’s on the Go, has retained NRC Realty...

But what hurdles stand in its way?

LAVAL, Quebec – While it would not provide specifics, Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. has confirmed in a statement that “it is in discussions with third parties regarding possible business transactions.” The third parties could include CST Brands Inc. Reports indicated that Couche-Tard is the lead...

If Couche-Tard acquires CST Brands, as expected, it becomes the largest c-store chain in North America

High-profile investor’s rumored move could stir the U.S. convenience-store pot
‘Third-party acquisition activity has added significant scale’ to retail network

Grub Mart, H&A Mini Mart, Sail In, Racing Mart, T&J’s, Turtle Market, Lucky Seven, more

Northern Tier acquisition prompting strategy to ‘move the barrel directly to the end user’
Will sell fuel at most of its newly acquired Walmart Express small-format sites
Acquisition of U-Gas, Dirt Cheap a ‘milestone’ for Wallis Cos.