1. Deals Analysis
August 23, 2021

Consumer industry cross border deals total $4.7bn globally in July 2021

Total consumer industry cross border deals worth $4.7bn were announced globally for July 2021, with the $850m private equity deal with S.A. de, Almidones Mexicanos and DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio ProductsLLC being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 12.3% over the previous month of $4.15bn and a drop of 48.2% when compared with the last 12-month average of $8.99bn.

In terms of number of cross border deals, the sector saw a rise of 13.79% with 99 deals in July 2021 when compared to the last 12-month average of 87 deals.

In value terms, Europe led the activity with cross border deals worth $2.44bn in July 2021.

consumer industry cross border deals in July 2021: Top deals

The top five cross border deals accounted for 66.7% of the overall value during July 2021.

The combined value of the top five cross border deals stood at $3.11bn, against the overall value of $4.7bn recorded for the month.

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

1) S.A. de,Almidones Mexicanos and DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio ProductsLLC $850m private equity deal with KPS Capital Partners

2) The $647m private equity of Ebro Foods by CVC Capital Partners (Luxembourg)

3) Etro $590.21m private equity deal for 60% stake with L Catterton Management

4) The $500m venture financing of Shenzhen Meixixi Catering Management by BA Capital Partners,Coatue Management,He Boquan,Hillhouse Capital Group,IDG Capital,Longzhu Capital ,Sequoia China Investment Management and Tencent Industry Fund

5) Selenta Hospitality Group $519.99m private equity deal with Brookfield Asset Management

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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