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The value marked an increase of 88.8% over the previous month of $3.75bn and a rise of 99.4% when compared with the last 12-month average of $3.55bn.
North America held a 90.08% share of the global consumer industry M&A deal value that totalled $7.86bn in January 2021. With an 89.69% share and deals worth $7.05bn, 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 67 deals during January 2021, marking a decrease of 1.47% over the previous month and a rise of 6.35% over the 12-month average. The US recorded 59 deals during the month.
North America consumer industry M&A deals in January 2021: Top deals
The top five consumer industry M&A deals accounted for 62.1% of the overall value during January 2021.
The combined value of the top five consumer deals stood at $4.4bn, against the overall value of $7.08bn recorded for the month.
The top five consumer industry M&A deals of January 2021 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) AB Electrolux’s $3.3bn acquisition of GE Appliances