1. Deals Analysis
July 27, 2021

Consumer industry M&A deals total $2.8bn globally in June 2021

Total consumer industry M&A deals worth $2.8bn were announced globally in June 2021, led by Brunswick’s $1.05bn acquisition of Navico Holding, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 64.02% over the previous month of $7.81bn and a drop of 67.7% when compared with the last 12-month average, which stood at $8.71bn.

Comparing M&A deals value in different regions of the globe, Europe held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $1.91bn. At the country level, the Norway topped the list in terms of deal value at $1.05bn.

In terms of volumes, Europe emerged as the top region for consumer industry M&A deals globally, followed by North America and then Asia-Pacific.

The top country in terms of M&A deals activity in June 2021 was the US with 41 deals, followed by the Italy with 13 and the UK with 11.

In 2021, as of June, consumer M&A deals worth $48.48bn were announced globally, marking an increase of 118.6% year on year.

consumer industry M&A deals in June 2021: Top deals

The top five M&A deals accounted for 61.6% of the overall value during June 2021.

The combined value of the top five consumer M&A deals stood at $1.73bn, against the overall value of $2.8bn recorded for the month.

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

1) Brunswick’s $1.05bn acquisition of Navico Holding

2) The $183.16m acquisition of Always Pure Organics by ST Brands

3) Italian Wine Brands’ $181.99m acquisition of Enoitalia

4) The $181.5m acquisition of 21.4% stake in BetKing by Mwendo Holdings

5) Beijing Jinhui Chuangling Technology’s acquisition of Shanghai Jiulong Hotel for $132.8m.

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.