1. Deals Analysis
December 18, 2019

Consumer industry deals in November 2019 total $14.26bn globally

Total consumer industry deals for November 2019 worth $14.26bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 71.01% over the previous month and a drop of 48.8% when compared with the last 12-month average of $27.85bn.

In terms of number of deals, the sector saw a drop of 15.2% over the last 12-month average with 430 deals against the average of 507 deals.

In value terms, North America led the activity with deals worth $5.03bn.

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Consumer industry deals in November 2019: Top deals

The top five consumer deals accounted for 35.4% of the overall value during November 2019.

The combined value of the top five consumer deals stood at $5.05bn, against the overall value of $14.26bn recorded for the month.

The top five consumer industry deals of November 2019 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Coty’s $1.2bn acquisition of Kylie Cosmetics

2) The $1.17bn acquisition of China Agri-Industries Holdings by COFCO (Hong Kong)

3) Marfrig Global Foods’ $970m acquisition of National Beef PackingLLC

4) The $926m acquisition of Bumble Bee Foods by F.C.F. Fishery

5) China Lodging Holdings (Singapore)’s acquisition of Deutsche Hospitality for $781.47m.

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.