1. Deals Analysis
July 21, 2021

North America’s consumer industry saw a rise of 17.39% in deal activity during June 2021

North America’s consumer industry saw a rise of 17.39% in deal activity during June 2021, when compared with the last 12-month average, led by Alpha Impact Investment Management Partners, BlackRock Investments, Breakthrough Energy Ventures, CPT Capital, General Atlantic, Louis DreyfusLLC, Rage Capital, Rellevant Partners, Rethink Food NYC, Teachers Innovation Platform, Viking Global Investors and Wittington Ventures’ $226m venture financing of Motif FoodWorks, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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A total of 135 consumer industry deals worth $896.3m were announced for the region in June 2021, against the 12-month average of 115 deals.

Of all the deal types, venture financing saw most activity in June 2021 with 66 transactions, representing a 48.9% share for the region.

In second place was M&A with 47 deals, followed by private equity deals with 22 transactions, respectively capturing a 34.8% and 16.3% share of the overall deal activity for the month.

In terms of value of deals, venture financing was the leading category in North America’s consumer industry with $693.15m, followed by M&A deals totalled $203.19m.

North America consumer industry deals in June 2021: Top deals

The top five consumer deals accounted for 53.9% of the overall value during June 2021.

The combined value of the top five consumer deals stood at $483m, against the overall value of $896.3m recorded for the month.

The top five consumer industry deals of June 2021 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Alpha Impact Investment Management Partners, BlackRock Investments, Breakthrough Energy Ventures, CPT Capital, General Atlantic, Louis DreyfusLLC, Rage Capital, Rellevant Partners, Rethink Food NYC, Teachers Innovation Platform, Viking Global Investors and Wittington Ventures’ $226m venture financing of Motif FoodWorks

2) The $100m venture financing deal with Illuminarium Experiences by Eldridge Industries

3) Aritzia’s $63m acquisition of Reigning Champ

4) The $50m venture financing of Kadenwood by Arcadian Capital Management and The Craftory

5) Acquired Sales’ acquisition of Savage Enterprises for $44m.

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.