NATIONAL REPORT — The industry didn't see many blockbuster trades this year, but a flurry of mid- and smaller-sized deals dominate the landscape.
Why? Industry experts pointed to several factors, including limited available inventory and cost of money. Additionally, private equity and public companies are slowing down their pace of activity, or at least taking a more cautious approach.
However, there is one segment of the c-store industry where M&A is still pretty active: the small operator community. That's a trend that will continue in the near future, industry insiders told Convenience Store News for the Top 100 report earlier this year.
These are the top 10 M&A headlines of 2022, as reported by Convenience Store NewsOnline: