BJ's Wholesale okays $2.8 billion buyout
June 29, 2011,
Westborough, Mass. - BJ's Wholesale Club has entered an agreement to be acquired by affiliates of private equity firm Leonard Green & Partners and CVC Capital Partners in an all-cash transaction for approximately $2.8 billion.
Should shareholders approve the transaction, they will receive $51.25 per share, a 7% premium to the closing price of BJ's shares yesterday.
CVC is a private equity and investment advisory firm with a network of 20 offices and over 230 employees throughout Europe, Asia and the United States. Its current retail investments in the U.S. include Pilot Flying J and Leslie's Poolmart.