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June 22, 2022

Consumer industry M&A deals total $771.5m in Asia-Pacific in May 2022

By Carmen

Total consumer industry M&A deals worth $771.5m were announced in Asia-Pacific in May 2022, led by China Mengniu Dairy’s $241.25m acquisition of Inner 20% stake in Mongolia Mengniu Dairy (Group), according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 83% over the previous month of $421.65m and a drop of 53.8% when compared with the last 12-month average of $1.67bn.

Asia-Pacific held a 3.82% share of the global consumer industry M&A deal value that totalled $20.2bn in May 2022. With a 3.09% share and deals worth $623.53m, China was the top country in Asia-Pacific’s M&A deal value across consumer industry.

In terms of M&A deal activity, Asia-Pacific recorded 24 deals during May 2022, marking a decrease of 29.41% over the previous month and a drop of 35.14% over the 12-month average. China recorded eight deals during the month.

Asia-Pacific consumer industry M&A deals in May 2022: Top deals

The top five consumer industry M&A deals accounted for 84.6% of the overall value during May 2022.

The combined value of the top five consumer deals stood at $652.52m, against the overall value of $771.5m recorded for the month.

The top five consumer industry M&A deals of May 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) China Mengniu Dairy $241.25m acquisition deal for 20% stake in Inner Mongolia Mengniu Dairy (Group)

2) The $181.42m acquisition of 25% stake in Yashili International Holdings by China Mengniu Dairy

3) Danone $131.18m acquisition deal with Dumex Baby Food

4) The $49.84m acquisition of 47.73% stake in Barrel by The Nature Holdings

5) My Dna Life Australia $48.84m acquisition deal for 80% stake with Australian Life Tech

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.

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