1. Deals Analysis
December 16, 2021

Consumer industry cross border deals total $12.7bn globally in November 2021

Total consumer industry cross border deals worth $12.7bn were announced globally for November 2021, with the $5.1bn private equity deal with Ekaterra being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 13.2% over the previous month of $14.65bn and a rise of 15.5% when compared with the last 12-month average of $11.01bn.

In terms of number of cross border deals, the sector saw a flat growth with 102 deals in November 2021 when compared to the last 12-month average of 102 deals.

In value terms, Europe led the activity with cross border deals worth $7.46bn in November 2021.

consumer industry cross border deals in November 2021: Top deals

The top five cross border deals accounted for 78.9% of the overall value during November 2021.

The combined value of the top five cross border deals stood at $10.04bn, against the overall value of $12.7bn recorded for the month.

The top five consumer industry cross border deals of November 2021 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) CVC Capital Partners Fund VIII $5.1bn private equity deal with Ekaterra

2) The $2.52bn acquisition of Distell Group Holdings by Heineken

3) Sun Communities $1.3bn acquisition deal with Park Holidays

4) The $575m venture financing of Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment – US by Bain Capital and MBK Partners

5) Flutter Entertainment $540.89m acquisition deal with Tombola

Verdict deals analysis methodology

This analysis considers only announced and completed cross border deals from the GlobalData financial deals database and excludes all terminated and rumoured deals. Country and industry are defined according to the headquarters and dominant industry of the target firm. The term ‘acquisition’ refers to both completed deals and those in the bidding stage.

GlobalData tracks real-time data concerning all merger and acquisition, private equity/venture capital and asset transaction activity around the world from thousands of company websites and other reliable sources.

More in-depth reports and analysis on all reported deals are available for subscribers to GlobalData’s deals database.

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