Clayton, Dubilier & Rice and Company Management Complete Acquisition of Motor Fuel Group

Friday, July 17, 2015
London/New York

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, LLC (“CD&R”) and Motor Fuel Group (“MFG” or the "Company") announced today that funds managed by CD&R, partnering with the management of the Company, have completed the previously-announced acquisition of Motor Fuel Group from Patron Capital. The transaction was valued at approximately £500 million. Additional terms were not disclosed.

MFG, is the number two independent petrol and convenience retailer in the UK. Through a series of strategic acquisitions MFG has grown from 48 sites in 2011 to a current total of 373 sites, in addition to operating a dealer network of more than 200 sites. These locations operate under the BP, Shell, Texaco and Jet brands and have retail partnerships with Costcutter and Costa Coffee. The Company generated over £1bn of pro forma sales in 2014, and was this year ranked ninth in the Sunday Times Profit Track 100 list, which ranks private companies by profit growth.