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December 22, 2021

Consumer industry cross border M&A deals total $2.1bn in Europe in November 2021

Total consumer industry cross border M&A deals worth $2.1bn were announced in Europe in November 2021, led by Sun Communities’ $1.3bn acquisition of Park Holidays, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 760.8% over the previous month of $240.47m and a drop of 33.4% when compared with the last 12-month average of $3.11bn.

Europe held a 37.23% share of the global consumer industry cross border M&A deal value that totalled $5.56bn in November 2021. With a 33.09% share and deals worth $1.84bn, the UK was the top country in Europe’s cross border M&A deal value across consumer industry.

In terms of cross border M&A deal activity, Europe recorded 23 deals during November 2021, marking a decrease of 8.00% over the previous month and a flat growth over the 12-month average. The UK recorded five deals during the month.

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

The top five consumer industry cross border M&A deals accounted for 99.3% of the overall value during November 2021.

The combined value of the top five consumer cross border deals stood at $2.05bn, against the overall value of $2.1bn recorded for the month.

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

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

2) The $540.89m acquisition of Tombola by Flutter Entertainment

3) JBS $100m acquisition deal with BIOTECH FOODS

4) The $73.31m acquisition of Vestkorn Milling by Royal DSM

5) JBT $40m acquisition deal with Urtasun Tecnologia Alimentaria S.L

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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