1. Deals Analysis
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.

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.

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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