1. Deals Analysis
July 16, 2019

Consumer industry deals in June 2019 total $41.38bn globally

Total consumer industry deals for June 2019 worth $41.38bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 28.8% over the previous month and a rise of 85% when compared with the last 12-month average of $22.37bn.

In terms of number of deals, the sector saw a rise of 10.7% over the last 12-month average with 495 deals against the average of 447 deals.

In value terms, North America led the activity with deals worth $21.84bn.

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Consumer industry deals in June 2019: Top deals

The top five consumer deals accounted for 75.9% of the overall value during June 2019.

The combined value of the top five consumer deals stood at $31.4bn, against the overall value of $41.38bn recorded for the month. The top announced consumer deal tracked by GlobalData in June 2019 was Eldorado Resorts’ $17.3bn acquisition of Caesars Entertainment.

In second place was the $7.56bn private equity deal with Merlin Entertainments by Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, KIRKBI Invest and The Blackstone Group and in third place was Agapier Investments’ $2.83bn acquisition of Millennium & Copthorne Hotels.

The $2.4bn private equity deal with BCA Marketplace by TDR Capital and Abrams Capital Management, Hanover Investments (Luxembourg), Rhone Capital, Richard A. Baker and WeWork Property Advisors’ private equity deal with Hudson’s Bay for $1.31bn held fourth and fifth positions, respectively.

Verdict deals analysis methodology

This analysis considers only announced and completed 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.