1. Deals Analysis
July 27, 2020

Retail industry deals in June 2020 total $2.9bn globally

Total retail industry deals for June 2020 worth $2.9bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 26.8% over the previous month and a drop of 63.5% when compared with the last 12-month average of $7.94bn.

In terms of number of deals, the sector saw a drop of 18.2% over the last 12-month average with 108 deals against the average of 132 deals.

In value terms, Asia-Pacific led the activity with deals worth $1.5bn.

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Retail industry deals in June 2020: Top deals

The top five retail deals accounted for 57.9% of the overall value during June 2020.

The combined value of the top five retail deals stood at $1.68bn, against the overall value of $2.9bn recorded for the month.

The top five retail industry deals of June 2020 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Arcland Sakamoto’s $480m acquisition of Lixil Viva

2) The merger of Insurance Acquisition and Shift Technologies for $380m

3) Tencent Holdings’ $365m acquisition of Yixin Group

4) The $226.96m asset transaction with Tesco by Salling Group

5) D1 Capital Partners, DST Global and General Catalyst Partners’ venture financing of Maplebear for $225m.

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.