|By PR Newswire||
|January 27, 2014 07:02 PM EST||
DUBLIN, January 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fn923v/advance_auto) has announced the addition of the "Advance Auto Parts (AAP) / General Parts International - Acquisition Synergy Analysis" report to their offering.
This retail product scores the quality of all retail and restaurant locations in the U.S. based on the competition, demographics, and local economic conditions around each store to uncover powerful insights into retailer and restaurants' same stores sales and profitability.
Use this report to assess and dimension the framework of the merger between Advance Auto Parts and General Parts International/Carquest. This is an in-depth store overlap analysis, purchasing costs synergy analysis and distribution center cost savings analysis of the merger with findings that highlight the following:
- Distinct number and relative percent of total stores that overlap as well as the market quality around the stores which gives insight for potential synergy opportunities
- Breakdown of the feasibility of the proposed transaction synergy estimates and detailed overview of the market quality for sales and a review of fixed and variable costs of the Auto Parts Majors
- A comparison of the different distribution models for Advance Auto Parts and Carquest and estimates for distribution consolidation, related rent and compensation savings
Example Quotes/Findings From Report:
Signal's detailed analysis of AAP's acquisition of General Parts International identified a base case estimates of -$120M in operating profit synergies or -3/4ths of AAP's $160M guided synergies under reasonable assumptions factoring store closures, distribution center rationalization and potential purchasing synergies. Notably, these estimates do not factor other sources of synergies like corporate overhead, advertising, and other distribution costs.
Reasons to Purchase:
- For Investors: Clients can use this report to use Signal's proprietary data to make predictions on key revenue drivers and ultimately, profitability for the Advance Auto Parts and Carquest merger
- For Investors: Source proprietary long or short investment ideas based on store quality inflection points
- For Retailers: Gain competitive intelligence on the strategy and industry dynamics for mergers within the Auto Parts industry
Key Topics Covered:
1. Key Takeaways
2. Deal Context & Implications
3. Store Overlap Analysis
4. Store-Based Synergy Opportunity - Summary Findings
5. Distinct Store Overlap - Distinct Number & Relative Percent Of Total Stores That Overlap
6. Dimensioning Carquest's Corporate-Owned Vs. Independents
7. Market Quality Analysis - Carquest's Corporate Owned Stores
8. Sales Retention/Lost From Store Closings
9. Expense Synergies From Store Closings
10. Purchasing Opportunities
11. Purchasing Costs Synergy Opportunities
12. Distribution Centers Cost Savings Analysis
13. Distribution Facility Synergies Opportunity - Summary Findings
14. Distribution Intensity Benchmarking - Public Hardline Retailers
15. Distribution Intensity Benchmarking (Cont'd) - Auto Parts Majors
16. Distribution Center Store Concentration Rankings - Carquest Versus Advance Auto Parts
17. Restructuring Model - Assigning Restructuring Scenarios To Carquest's Laggards
18. Expense Synergies From Distribution Center Rationalization
19. Appendix A - Reference
20. Appendix B - Company Summaries
21. Appendix B - Advance Auto Parts Distribution Centers
22. Appendixc - Advance Auto Parts Pdqs
23. Appendix D - Carquest Auto Distribution Facilities
24. Appendix E - Maps
For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fn923v/advance_auto
Media Contact: Laura Wood , +353-1-481-1716, [email protected]
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