1. Deals Analysis
July 22, 2021

Consumer industry cross border deals total $3.6bn globally in June 2021

Total consumer industry cross border deals worth $3.6bn were announced globally for June 2021, with the $1.05bn acquisition of Navico Holding being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 58.7% over the previous month of $8.67bn and a drop of 58.5% when compared with the last 12-month average of $8.62bn.

In terms of number of cross border deals, the sector saw a rise of 35.80% with 110 deals in June 2021 when compared to the last 12-month average of 81 deals.

In value terms, Europe led the activity with cross border deals worth $2.49bn in June 2021.

Consumer industry cross border deals in June 2021: Top deals

The top five cross border deals accounted for 65.02% of the overall value during June 2021.

The combined value of the top five cross border deals stood at $2.33bn, against the overall value of $3.6bn recorded for the month.

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

1) Brunswick’s $1.05bn acquisition of Navico Holding

2) The $650m venture financing of FlixMobility by Baillie Gifford, BlackRock, Canyon Partners, General Atlantic, HV Capital Adviser, Permira Holdings, Silver Lake Partners and TCMI

3) Alpha Impact Investment Management Partners, BlackRock Investments, Breakthrough Energy Ventures, CPT Capital, General Atlantic, Louis DreyfusLLC, Rage Capital, Rellevant Partners, Rethink Food NYC, Teachers Innovation Platform, Viking Global Investors and Wittington Ventures’ $226m venture financing of Motif FoodWorks

4) The $215.96m private equity deal of 33.96% stake in Atletico HoldCo by Ares Management

5) ST Brands’ acquisition deal with Always Pure Organics for $183.16m.

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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