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February 13, 2016 5:00 PM ET

Specialty Retail

Company Overview of PETCO Animal Supplies, Inc.

Company Overview

PETCO Animal Supplies, Inc., a pet specialty retailer, provides pet supplies and services. It offers dog food, dog treats and chews, feeding supplies, furniture protection products, lawn care products, trackers/locators, training products, vehicle accessories, and waste disposals for dogs; food, cat furniture/scratchers, treats, feeding supplies, furniture protection, litters, and boxes/accessories for cats; health/wellness, cleanup/odor control, collars, and leashes and harnesses products for dogs, cats, small animals, and reptiles; and apparel, beds/bedding, books/signage products, grooming/bathing products, containment products, steps/ramps, and toys for dogs and cats. It provides product...

9125 Rehco Road

San Diego, CA 92121

United States

Founded in 1965

9,900 Employees





Key Executives for PETCO Animal Supplies, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 57
President and Chief Merchandising Officer
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 44
Senior Vice President of Operations
Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President
Age: 50
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

PETCO Animal Supplies, Inc. Key Developments

Private Equity Firms Reportedly Interested In Petco

KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR), CVC Capital Partners Limited, Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE:APO) and Hellman & Friedman LLC were all in talks with PETCO Animal Supplies, Inc.'s current private-equity owners related to a possible takeover, Citing sources with knowledge of the matter, Bloomberg News reported. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jim Myers would not be able to comment on that or other recent reports of corporate maneuverings swirling around it, citing a required "quiet period" in relation to Petco's own August filing for an initial public offering of stock.

Petsmart Reportedly To Be In Early Talks To Acquire Petco

PetSmart, Inc. is in early talks to acquire PETCO Animal Supplies, Inc., people with knowledge of the matter said. PetSmart has held preliminary talks with TPG Capital, L.P. and Leonard Green & Partners, L.P., owners of PETCO, as per sources. Spokesmen for TPG and Petco declined to comment. Spokesmen for BC Partners, Leonard Green and PetSmart didn’t respond to e-mail requests seeking comment.

Private Equity Firms Reportedly Interested In Petco

The Carlyle Group LP (NasdaqGS:CG) and KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR) are examining a possible purchase of Petco Holdings, Inc., people familiar with the matter said. Petco which is planning for an IPO is also exploring a sale alongside. The meetings between the firm will take place in next week. Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Bank of America Corp. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. are working on the planned IPO, people familiar with the process said. Credit Suisse Group AG (SWX:CSGN), Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS), Deutsche Bank AG (DB:DBK) and Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) will also manage the offering, the people said.

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