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The value marked a decrease of 17.6% over the previous month of $9.17bn and a drop of 11.4% when compared with the last 12-month average, which stood at $8.53bn.
Comparing M&A deals value in different regions of the globe, North America held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $4.43bn. At the country level, the US topped the list in terms of deal value at $3.42bn.
In terms of volumes, Asia-Pacific emerged as the top region for consumer industry M&A deals globally, followed by North America and then Europe.
The top country in terms of M&A deals activity in February 2021 was the US with 35 deals, followed by the Australia with 13 and the UK with 11.
In 2021, as of February, consumer M&A deals worth $16.73bn were announced globally, marking an increase of 17.7% year on year.
consumer industry M&A deals in February 2021: Top deals
The top five M&A deals accounted for 77.9% of the overall value during February 2021.
The combined value of the top five consumer M&A deals stood at $5.89bn, against the overall value of $7.56bn recorded for the month.
The top five consumer industry M&A deals of February 2021 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) Hormel Foods’ $3.35bn asset transaction with Kraft Heinz
5) Greystar Real Estate Partners ’ asset transaction with KKRInc for $403.57m.