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    Consumer Discretionary Q3 2020


    Largest Transactions Closed

    • Target
    • Buyer
    • Value($mm)
    • Caesars Entertainment Corporation
    • Eldorado Resorts, Inc.
    • $18,840.44
    • Zoox Inc.
    •, Inc.
    • $1,300.00
    • Substantially All Assets of Park Place Dealerships
    • Asbury Automotive Group, LLC
    • $735.00
    • Davos Brands LLC
    • Diageo plc
    • $610.00
    • Brake Parts Inc.
    • First Brands Group, LLC
    • $510.00
    • Baptist Health Hardin
    • Baptist Healthcare System, Inc.
    • $361.40
    • Substantially All The Global Business Operations of Brooks Brothers Group, Inc.
    • Authentic Brands Group LLC; SPARC Group LLC
    • $325.00
    •, LLC
    • 800-Flowers, Inc.
    • $245.00
    • Casino KC and Casino Vicksburg
    • Twin River Worldwide Holdings, Inc.
    • $230.00
    • Substantially All Assets Of Americas Business Operations Of Exide Technologies, LLC
    • Atlas Holdings LLC
    • $178.60


    Source S&P Capital IQ as of 10/5/2020 and PCE Proprietary Data

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    Michael Poole

    Orlando Office


    David Jasmund

    Orlando Office


    Data Assumptions

    This report represents transaction activity as mergers & acquisitions, consolidations, restructurings and spin-offs. Targets are defined as U.S. Based companies with either foreign or U.S. based buyers. Transaction information provided is based on closed dates only.


    EBIT - Earnings Before Interest and Taxes
    EBITDA - Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, Amortization
    LTM - Last Twelve Months
    TEV - Total Enterprise Value


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