Loblaw Companies Ltd.

Loblaw Companies Ltd.

Loblaw Companies Ltd.

Overview
Date Founded

1956

Headquarters

22 St. Clair Avenue East,Toronto, ON M4T 2S7

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

195K

Industries

Retail: Food & Beverage
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Company Description

Loblaw Companies Limited (Loblaw) is Canada's largest food retailer and a leading provider of drugstore, general merchandise and financial products and services. Through our portfolio of store formats, we are committed to providing Canadians with a wide, growing and successful range of products and services to meet their everyday household demands. We are known for the quality, innovation and value of our food offering. We offer Canada's strongest control label program, including the unique President's Choice, no name and Joe Fresh brands. In addition, we provide customers with President's Choice Financial services and offer the PC points loyalty program. With more than 1,000 corporate and franchised stores from coast to coast, Loblaw and its franchisees employ more than 134,000 full-time and part-time employees. This makes us one of Canada’s largest private-sector employers. We are committed to being socially responsible by respecting the environment, sourcing with integrity, making a positive difference in our community, reflecting our nation’s diversity and being a great place to work.

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Executives & Employees

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

President

Chief Operating Officer

Executive Vice President, Secretary & Chief Legal Officer

Chief Customer Officer

President, Discount Division

Executive Vice President, Human Resources & Labour Relations

Executive Vice President, Speed of Change & Culture

Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs & Communication

Senior Vice President-Marketing & Public Relations

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Board of Directors

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Loblaw Companies Ltd.

Senior Advisor at Teneo Holdings LLC

Former Chief Executive Officer at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Director at Institute of Corporate Directors

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Rogers Blue Jays Baseball Partnership

Former Managing Director & President, Canada at Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Former Vice President, Design Innovation & Strategy at Procter & Gamble Co.

Former Chief Administrative Officer at Frum Development Group

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at The Oshawa Group Ltd.

Member, Executive Advisory Committee at Portland State University - Food Industry Leadership Center

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Founded in 1965, Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec is one of the largest institutional fund managers in Canada and North America. They are the leading private equity investor in Canada and are also one of largest real estate asset managers in the world. The Caisse is headquartered in Québec, Canada.

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RBC Global Asset Management is a global investment manager. Their investment teams in Asia, Europe and North America are active across capital markets and asset classes, deploying traditional and innovative strategies in mutual funds and pools, as well as segregated and separately managed portfolios. The firm manages Canadian, US and global equity, fixed-income and balanced portfolios. Their investment approach relies on a variety of fundamental and quantitative research and technical analysis. The firm invests across a variety of sectors including: telecommunications services, financial services, materials, energy and non-energy minerals, utilities, industrials, consumer, life science/healthcare, health technology, information technology, media and natural resources/mining. RBC Global Asset Management's fixed-income strategies focus on investments in government securities, investment grade bonds and high yield corporate bonds. In addition, they offer a debt strategy for emerging markets in Latin America, Eastern Europe, Asia and the Middle East, as well as investment strategies based on the use of futures, forwards and options.

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1832 Asset Management's investment approach is based on the belief that the market is inefficient. The firm employs a research-driven, bottom-up stock selection approach with a forward-looking view of the global economy. Their equity strategies include Canadian and Global, Core, Value and Growth. 1832 Asset Management carefully screens thousands of businesses in a search for those that demonstrate strong fundamentals characterized by financial strength, experienced management, product quality, market access and are mispriced in the capital markets.1832 Asset Management believes that fixed-income investments are an important part of a well-diversified portfolio. They invest in bonds to provide a stable stream of income, to reduce portfolio volatility and to help preserve capital by stabilizing returns during periods of weakness in the equity markets. Their philosophy for managing bonds is to generate income while preserving their clients' capital. The firm takes a disciplined investment approach in order to add positive incremental gains over time. As active managers, 1832 Asset Management continually monitors the risk involved in every trade and adjusts their holdings according to the changing investment outlook.In addition to their Canadian and Global Core, Growth and Value portfolios, the firm offers the following specialty mandates: Alternative Investments, Real Estate & Infrastructure, Precious Metals and Energy and Resources.

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Recent Transactions
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Micron Waste Technologies, Inc. purchases T&T Supermarket, Inc. from Loblaw Companies Ltd.

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Brookfield Business Partners LP purchases Loblaw Cos. Ltd. /Gas Stations Operations from Loblaw Companies Ltd.

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Loblaw Companies Ltd., Shoppers Drug Mart Corp. purchase QHR Corp.

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Advised onSobeys, Inc., Serca Foodservice, Inc. purchase Dellixo Montreal from Loblaw Companies Ltd.

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Advised onLoblaw Companies Ltd. purchases Shoppers Drug Mart Corp.

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Vice President Director of Preconstruction at Sachse Construction

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Partner at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

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Key Stats and Financials As of 2016
Market Capitalization
$24.7B
Total Enterprise Value
$37.9B
Earnings Per Share
$1.52
Revenue
$45.5B
Net Profit
$632M
EBITDA
$3.39B
EBITDAMargin
7.45%
Total Debt
$11.7B
Total Equity
$13.2B
Enterprise Value Sales
0.83x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
11.2x
TEVNet Income
60.04x
Debt TEV
0.31x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
12.88%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
7.96%
Revenue
$46.4B
Net Profit
$983M
Total Debt
$11.6B
Total Equity
$13B
EBITDA
$3.9B
EBITDAMargin
8.41%
Enterprise Value Sales
0.85x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
10.08x
TEVNet Income
39.98x
Debt TEV
0.3x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
12.74%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
8.22%
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