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December 20, 2021

Consumer industry M&A deals total $2.4bn in Europe in November 2021

Total consumer industry M&A deals worth $2.4bn 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 63.8% over the previous month of $1.49bn and a drop of 31.8% when compared with the last 12-month average of $3.58bn.

Europe held a 21.07% share of the global consumer industry M&A deal value that totalled $11.58bn in November 2021. With a 15.98% share and deals worth $1.85bn, the UK was the top country in Europe’s M&A deal value across consumer industry.

In terms of M&A deal activity, Europe recorded 46 deals during November 2021, marking an increase of 4.55% over the previous month and a drop of 8.00% over the 12-month average. The UK recorded 13 deals during the month.

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

The top five consumer industry M&A deals accounted for 97% of the overall value during November 2021.

The combined value of the top five consumer deals stood at $2.37bn, against the overall value of $2.4bn recorded for the month.

The top five consumer industry 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) Glanbia Co-operative Society $355.79m acquisition deal for 40% stake in Glanbia Ireland

4) The $100m acquisition of BIOTECH FOODS by JBS

5) Royal DSM $73.31m acquisition deal with Vestkorn Milling