Total Consumer industry M&A deals worth $33.6bn were announced globally in Q2 2022, led by Philip Morris International’s $17.33bn acquisition of Swedish Match, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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The value marked an increase of 142.4% over the previous quarter of $13.88bn and a rise of 6.2% when compared with the last four-quarter average, which stood at $31.67bn.
Comparing M&A deals value in different regions of the globe, Europe held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $20.32bn. At the country level, the Sweden topped the list in terms of deal value at $18.38bn.
In terms of volumes, North America emerged as the top region for Consumer industry M&A deals globally, followed by Europe and then Asia-Pacific.
The top country in terms of M&A deals activity in Q2 2022 was the US with 132 deals, followed by the UK with 30 and India with 25.
In 2022, at the end of , M&A deals worth $47.51bn were announced globally in Consumer industry, marking a decrease of 19.4% year on year.
M&A deals in Consumer industry in Q2 2022: Top deals
The top five M&A deals in Consumer industry accounted for 19.4% of the overall value during Q2 2022.
The combined value of the top deals stood at $27.18bn, against the overall value of $33.6bn recorded for the quarter.
The top five Consumer industry Consumer deals of Q2 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) Philip Morris International $17.33bn acquisition deal with Swedish Match
2) The $4.65bn acquisition of Denver Broncos by Rob Walton
3) Mondelez International $2.9bn acquisition deal with Clif Bar &
4) The $1.3bn acquisition of S.A. de and Ricolino by Mondelez International
5) L’Oreal and Puig $1bn acquisition deal with Byredo