Mergers & Acquisitions News

Mergers & acquisitions news affecting the convenience store industry

Receives approval to acquire 315 c-stores, truckstops, more, but deal includes divestments

LAVAL, Quebec -- Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. has received approval from the European Commission for its previously announced deal to acquire A/S Dansk Shell's downstream retail business in Denmark, subject to divestment commitments. In March 2015, Couche-Tard announced an agreement with A/S Dansk...

First location of its kind in Missouri is 'love letter' to tornado-ravaged Joplin (slideshow)

JOPLIN, Mo. -- Kum & Go LC on March 18 opened the doors to its newly built convenience store in Joplin, Mo. The store is a more than 6,000-square-foot Marketplace design prototype that is a new concept for the company. The West Des Moines, Iowa-based chain has a very tangible connection to the...

Chain opens seven locations in six states, as well as its first Dunkin’ Donuts (slideshow)

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Since March 10, Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores Inc. has opened seven new locations in six states. On March 10, the chain opened travel stops in Plymouth, Ind., along U.S. Highway 30; Burlington, Colo., along Interstate 70; and Nowata, Okla., along U.S. Highway 169. And on...

PMG acquires 223 convenience stores in Boston, New York areas
Gas stations operating under BP brand, restaurant under Papa John’s
New wrinkle to report of c-store selloff talks
Shell, Saudi Refining Inc. working on separation deal
High multiples, c-store, travel store integration have kept company on M&A ‘sidelines’
‘The world is changing again,’ and Atlanta c-store without gas will serve as test
Speculation points to several big buyers