A Aramark company logo is seen at a facility in San Diego, California December 11, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Blake
October 16, 2017
(Reuters) – Food services company Aramark <ARMK.N> said on Monday it would buy Avendra LLC, majority owned by Marriott International Inc <MAR.O>, and uniform and linen supplier AmeriPride Services Inc for a total of $2.35 billion, before tax benefit adjustments.
Aramark said it would pay Avendra $1.35 billion, or $1.05 billion in net purchase price after adjusting for anticipated tax benefits.
AmeriPride’s purchase price of $1 billion came in at $850 million after adjusting for anticipated tax benefits, Aramark said.
Separately, Marriott, which owns a 55 percent stake in Avendra, said it would receive about $650 million from the sale.
Aramark also added it expected cost synergies of about $40 million from the purchase of Avendra and about $70 million from AmeriPride.
(Reporting by Parikshit Mishra in Bengaluru; Editing by Amrutha Gayathri)