1. Deals Analysis
September 7, 2020

Consumer industry M&A deals in July 2020 total $1.42bn in US

Total consumer industry M&A deals in July 2020 worth $1.42bn were announced in the US, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 53.2% over the previous month and a drop of 81.7% when compared with the last 12-month average of $7.79bn.

The US held a 14.2% share of the global consumer industry M&A deal value that totalled $10.01bn in July 2020.

In terms of deal activity, the US recorded 64 deals during July 2020, marking a decrease of 14.7% over the previous month and a drop of 24.7% over the 12-month average.

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The US consumer industry M&A deals in July 2020: Top deals

The top five consumer industry M&A deals accounted for 91.03% of the overall value during July 2020.

The combined value of the top five consumer M&A deals stood at $1.3bn, against the overall value of $1.42bn recorded for the month.

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

1) Asbury Automotive Group’s $685m asset transaction with Park Place Motorcars

2) The $305m asset transaction with Brooks Brothers Group by Sparc Group

3) NewAge Beverages’ $196.13m acquisition of ARIIX Holdings

4) The $80m asset transaction with Sunstone Hotel Investors by The Buccini/Pollin Group

5) Retail E-commerce Ventures’ asset transaction with Pier one Imports for $31m.

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.