1. Deals Analysis
July 27, 2020

Consumer industry deals in June 2020 total $11.49bn globally

Total consumer industry deals for June 2020 worth $11.49bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 23.3% over the previous month and a drop of 57% when compared with the last 12-month average of $26.68bn.

In terms of number of deals, the sector saw a drop of 17.5% over the last 12-month average with 400 deals against the average of 485 deals.

In value terms, North America led the activity with deals worth $3.97bn.

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Consumer industry deals in June 2020: Top deals

The top five consumer deals accounted for 48.8% of the overall value during June 2020.

The combined value of the top five consumer deals stood at $5.61bn, against the overall value of $11.49bn recorded for the month.

The top five consumer industry deals of June 2020 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Evolution Gaming Group’s $2.32bn acquisition of NetEnt

2) The $1.56bn acquisition of Utz Quality Foods by Collier Creek Holdings

3) Nueva Inversiones Pacifico Sur’s $876.42m private equity deal with Sun International

4) The $480m acquisition of Lixil Viva by Arcland Sakamoto

5) ‘s merger of Insurance Acquisition and Shift Technologies for $380m.

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.