1. Deals Analysis
July 30, 2020

Consumer industry private equity deals in Q2 2020 total $13.13bn globally

Total consumer industry private equity deals in Q2 2020 worth $13.13bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 8.1% over the previous quarter and a drop of 25.9% when compared with the last four-quarter average, which stood at $17.72bn.

Comparing deals value in different regions of the globe, North America held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $10.77bn. At the country level, the US topped the list in terms of deal value at $10.69bn.

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

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The top country in terms of private equity deals activity in Q2 2020 was the US with 31 deals, followed by India with nine and Canada with eight.

In 2020, as of the end of Q2 2020, consumer private equity deals worth $25.28bn were announced globally, marking a decrease of 42.3% year on year.

Consumer industry private equity deals in Q2 2020: Top deals

The top five consumer industry private equity deals accounted for 69.5% of the overall value during Q2 2020.

The combined value of the top five consumer private equity deals stood at $9.13bn, against the overall value of $13.13bn recorded for the month.

The top five consumer industry deals of Q2 2020 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) KKR &Inc’s $4.3bn private equity deal with Coty

2) The $1.75bn private equity deal with Albertsons Companies by Apollo Global Management

3) Apollo Global Management and Silver Lake Partners’ $1.2bn private equity deal with Expedia Group

4) The $1bn private equity deal with Airbnb by Silver Lake Management and TPG Sixth Street Partners

5) Nueva Inversiones Pacifico Sur’s private equity deal with Sun International for $876.42m.

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.