Mergers & Acquisitions News

Mergers & acquisitions news affecting the convenience store industry
Western Alta Conoco

Acquires five Smitty’s c-stores from R.H. Smith Distributing

DENVER -- Private-equity firm Western Alta Holdings, the parent company of Pester Marketing/Alta Convenience Stores , has expanded to the West Coast, acquiring five c-stores in a joint venture with R.H. Smith Distributing Co. Inc., Yakima, Wash. The stores—in Yakima, Ellensburg and West Richland,...

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Former Tesoro consolidates MLPs

SAN ANTONIO – The latest strategic move by the new Andeavor, formerly Tesoro Corp., improves the company’s position for “organic growth programs and strategic acquisitions, including dropdowns,” its CEO said. Andeavor is merging Andeavor Logistics and Western Refining Logistics, its master limited...

Flyers Energy LLC

Andeavor scoops up chain to grow presence in Northern California

AUBURN, Calif. -- Flyers Energy will exit the retail business with the sale of its 39 convenience stores to Andeavor Corp. Established in 1979, Flyers is a third-generation family-owned business with stores in the San Francisco Bay Area. Managing Partner Walt Dwelle said the time was right for he...

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Will concentrate on other areas of business
CrossAmerica logo
Deal expands wholesale network in the South
Industry veteran shares thoughts on Kwik Trip’s acquisition, lessons learned from PDQ’s founder
Andeavor logo NYSE

Name change, Western Refining acquisition cap period of transformation for refiner-marketer

Getty Realty gas station

Recent acquisitions show commitment to expansion strategy

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores

Florida, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas see most unit growth


Sunoco gas station
South-central locations being sold without fuel supply, c-store branding