1. Deals Analysis
November 22, 2019

Consumer industry private equity deals in Q3 2019 total $20.07bn globally

Total consumer industry private equity deals in Q3 2019 worth $20.07bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 31.9% over the previous quarter and a rise of 16.3% when compared with the last four-quarter average, which stood at $17.27bn.

Comparing deals value in different regions of the globe, North America held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $9.61bn. At the country level, the US topped the list in terms of deal value at $9.42bn.

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

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The top country in terms of private equity deals activity in Q3 2019 was the US with 57 deals, followed by the UK with 17 and Italy with 16.

In 2019, as of the end of Q3 2019, consumer private equity deals worth $64.49bn were announced globally, marking an increase of 85.8% year on year.

Consumer industry private equity deals in Q3 2019: Top deals

The top five consumer industry private equity deals accounted for 70.4% of the overall value during Q3 2019.

The combined value of the top five consumer private equity deals stood at $14.13bn, against the overall value of $20.07bn recorded for the month.

The top five consumer industry deals of Q3 2019 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Mirae Asset Global Investments’ $5.8bn private equity deal with Anbang Insurance Group

2) The $4.51bn private equity deal with OSRAM Licht by Bain Capital and The Carlyle Group

3) KKR &Inc’s $2.2bn private equity deal with Campbell Soup

4) The $1.03bn private equity deal with Koninklijke Wessanen by Best of Nature Bidco

5) Shijiazhuang Junqian Enterprises Management Corp and Shijiazhuang Penghai Venture Capital Fund’s private equity deal with Shijiazhuang Junlebao Dairy for $585.36m.

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.