Mergers & Acquisitions News

Mergers & acquisitions news affecting the convenience store industry

New player reveals image, design for its new and renovated convenience stores

DURHAM, N.C. -- Upstart convenience-store retailer The Guess Corp. has released the renderings (see below) for its planned convenience stores with gasoline. The design is representative of the locations it says its petroleum division will build across the United States through new construction and...

Analysts, shareholders parse transaction, weigh in on price

SAN ANTONIO -- With a price tag of more than $4.4 billion representing $48.53 per share, Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. ’s deal to acquire CST Brands Inc. was one of the most anticipated sales in the convenience-store industry in recent years. How do industry analysts view the company’s biggest...

‘Size matters,’ despite divesting some assets to satisfy Competition Bureau

LAVAL, Quebec, and SAN ANTONIO -- In its biggest deal ever, but one that also requires divestment of some assets, Canada-based global convenience-store retailer Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. is acquiring U.S.-based c-store retailer CST Brands Inc. for $4.43 billion (U.S.) or approximately $4.28...

Adds Ultramar fuel brand, dealers, cardlocks, c-stores, more with Couche-Tard deal
One owner to exit convenience-store business
But what hurdles stand in its way?

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

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