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July 20, 2021

Consumer industry cross border M&A deals total $1.8bn globally in June 2021

Total consumer industry cross border M&A deals worth $1.8bn were announced globally in June 2021, led by Brunswick’s $1.05bn acquisition of Navico Holding, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 61.05% over the previous month of $4.57bn and a drop of 67.2% when compared with the last 12-month average, which stood at $5.43bn.

Comparing cross border M&A deals value in different regions of the globe, Europe held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $1.36bn. At the country level, the Norway topped the list in terms of deal value at $1.05bn.

In terms of volumes, Europe emerged as the top region for consumer industry cross border M&A deals globally, followed by North America and then Asia-Pacific.

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The top country in terms of cross border M&A deals activity in June 2021 was the US with seven deals, followed by the UK with six and Italy with five.

In 2021, as of June, consumer cross border M&A deals worth $29.92bn were announced globally, marking an increase of 233.3% year on year.

consumer industry cross border M&A deals in June 2021: Top deals

The top five cross border M&A deals accounted for 91.8% of the overall value during June 2021.

The combined value of the top five consumer cross border M&A deals stood at $1.64bn, against the overall value of $1.8bn recorded for the month.

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

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

2) The $183.16m acquisition of Always Pure Organics by ST Brands

3) Mwendo Holdings’ $181.5m acquisition of 21.4% in BetKing

4) The $123.4m acquisition of Falcon Dairy by AustAsia Investment Holdings

5) The Kraft Heinz’s acquisition of Assanfoods for $100m.

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