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April 26, 2021

Consumer industry M&A deals total $1.94bn in North America in March 2021

Total consumer industry M&A deals worth $1.94bn were announced in North America in March 2021, led by Hilton Grand Vacations’ $1.4bn acquisition of Diamond Resorts International, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 69.1% over the previous month of $6.27bn and a drop of 49% when compared with the last 12-month average of $3.8bn.

North America held a 58.26% share of the global consumer industry M&A deal value that totalled $3.33bn in March 2021. With a 57.96% share and deals worth $1.93bn, the US was the top country in North America’s M&A deal value across consumer industry.

In terms of M&A deal activity, North America recorded 83 deals during March 2021, marking an increase of 69.39% over the previous month and a rise of 38.33% over the 12-month average. The US recorded 70 deals during the month.

North America consumer industry M&A deals in March 2021: Top deals

The top five consumer industry M&A deals accounted for 96.4% of the overall value during March 2021.

The combined value of the top five consumer deals stood at $1.87bn, against the overall value of $1.94bn recorded for the month.

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

1) Hilton Grand Vacations’ $1.4bn acquisition of Diamond Resorts International

2) The $150m asset transaction with Amyris by Royal DSM

3) TPG Pace Holdings’ $140m acquisition of Century Gaming Technologies

4) The $110.3m acquisition of The Healing Center by Verano

5) Highgate Hotels’ asset transaction with Colony Capital for $67.5m.

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.

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