1. Deals Analysis
October 27, 2021

Consumer industry private equity deals total $9.4bn in North America in September 2021

Led by Cherng Family Trust and Stonepeak Partners’ $5.65bn private equity deal with Blackstone Real Estate Partners VII, total consumer industry private equity deals worth $9.4bn were announced in North America in September 2021, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 158.6% over the previous month of $3.65bn and a rise of 249.6% when compared with the last 12-month average of $2.7bn.

North America held an 81.38% share of the global consumer industry private equity deal value that totalled $11.6bn in September 2021. With a 62.33% share and deals worth $7.23bn, the US was the top country in North America’s private equity deal value across consumer industry.

In terms of private equity deal activity, North America recorded 27 deals during September 2021, marking a decrease of 10.00% over the previous month and a rise of 28.57% over the 12-month average. The US recorded 25 deals during the month.

North America consumer industry private equity deals in September 2021: Top deals

The top five consumer industry private equity deals accounted for 98.2% of the overall value during September 2021.

The combined value of the top five consumer private equity deals stood at $9.27bn, against the overall value of $9.4bn recorded for the month.

The top five consumer industry private equity deals of September 2021 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Cherng Family Trust and Stonepeak Partners $5.65bn private equity deal with Blackstone Real Estate Partners VII

2) The $2.21bn private equity of Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts by Cascade Investment

3) Ardian $1bn private equity deal with Florida Food Products

4) The $256m private equity of Lugano Diamonds & Jewelry by Compass Diversified Holdings

5) Ares Management,David Beckham,Jorge Mas and Jose Mas $150m private equity deal with Major League Soccer

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.