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    Consumer Discretionary Q4 2020

    Q4 2020 Consumer Discretionary

    Largest Transactions Closed

    • Target
    • Buyer
    • Value($mm)
    • Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc.
    • Inspire Brands, Inc.
    • $12,364.47
    • FanDuel Inc.
    • Flutter Entertainment plc
    • $4,198.36
    • Safe Harbor Marinas, LLC
    • Sun Communities Operating Limited Partnership
    • $2,133.00
    • ServiceMaster Brands Businesses of ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc.
    • Roark Capital Group
    • $1,553.00
    • All Of Retail And Operating Assets Of J. C. Penney Company, Inc.
    • Simon Property Group, Inc.; Brookfield Property Partners L.P
    • $1,192.00
    • Scientific Games Corporation
    • Caledonia (Private) Investments Pty Limited
    • $925.46
    • Substantially All Assets of GNC Holdings, Inc.
    • Harbin Pharmaceutical Group Holding Co., Ltd.
    • $760.00
    • Shoe Palace, Inc./Nice Kicks LLC
    • Genesis Holdings Inc.
    • $681.00
    • Nutrisystem, Inc.
    • Kainos Capital LP
    • $575.00
    • Brand Assets of Ascena Retail Group, Inc.
    • Premium Apparel, LLC
    • $540.00


    Source S&P Capital IQ as of 1/12/2021 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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