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08/25/2021

Alimentation Couche-Tard. to acquire Porter's sites in Oregon

Deal includes 35 convenience and fuel retail locations.
Michelle Warren
Editor, Convenience Store News Canada
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Porter's operates 144 locations in the U.S.
Porter's operates 144 locations in the U.S.

Alimentation Couche-Tard is moving ahead with plans to acquire convenience and fuel retail sites from ARS Fresno LLC and certain affiliated companies.

Founded in 1999, Porter’s has 144 locations in Washington, Oregon, California, Arizona, Colorado, Wyoming, New Mexico and Utah. The transaction includes 35 of its locations currently operated under the Porter’s brand and located predominately in Oregon and Western Washington. 

“We are excited to bring the Porter’s stores and team members into the Couche-Tard family. These locations have strong fuel and convenience assets with a track record of growth and a network of experienced employees," Brian Hannasch, president and CEO of Alimentation Couche-Tard, said in a release. "With this transaction, we look forward to growing in the pacific northwest and making our customers’ lives a little easier everyday in that region."

Closing is expected to be completed in the second half of September 2021.

Alimentation Couche-Tard now operates in 26 countries and territories, with more than 14,200 stores, of which approximately 10,800 offer road transportation fuel. 

The company recently revealed a new branding initiative that unites the global company as it continues to grow and acquire brands around the globe.