Performance Food Group to acquire distributor for $2 billion

RICHMOND, Va. — Performance Food Group Company (“PFG”) announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Reinhart Foodservice, LLC (“Reinhart”) from Reyes Holdings, L.L.C. in a transaction valued at $2 billion. With annual net sales of over $6 billion, Reinhart is the second largest privately held foodservice distributor in the U.S. and is headquartered in Rosemont, Ill.

“We are excited to announce the strategic acquisition of Reinhart and welcome them to Performance Food Group,” said George Holm, PFG Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer. “I’ve known the Reyes family for nearly two decades, and they have built and grown an incredible company. We believe the addition of Reinhart and its complementary strengths will expand Performance Foodservice’s broadline presence, improve our network efficiency and help us achieve our long-term growth goals. This transaction provides us with greater overall scale, a diverse customer base, including a solid base of independent customers, and builds upon our strong distribution platform. We believe these attributes along with attractive financial characteristics will enhance our ability to continue to deliver the service our customers need to succeed and create shareholder value.”

“We are excited to partner with PFG and believe this acquisition provides meaningful benefits to our customers and expanded opportunities for our employees,” said J. Christopher Reyes, Reyes Holdings Co-Chairman. “PFG has a solid track record of growth and leadership in our industry. We believe our strengths and the strong cultural connection our companies share will support continued success for many years to come.”

“Reinhart Foodservice understands the important role our associates play in our success. We have proudly invested in our people and infrastructure to build our business, and we’re excited about this acquisition knowing that PFG supports a similar approach,” said M. Jude Reyes, Reyes Holdings Co-Chairman.

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