Consumer industry M&A deals in June 2020 total $3.05bn in US

28 July 2020 (Last Updated July 28th, 2020 14:09)

Consumer industry M&A deals in June 2020 total $3.05bn in US

Total consumer industry M&A deals in June 2020 worth $3.05bn were announced in the US, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 3435.2% over the previous month and a drop of 66.7% when compared with the last 12-month average of $9.14bn.

The US held a 40.2% share of the global consumer industry M&A deal value that totalled $7.58bn in June 2020.

In terms of deal activity, the US recorded 74 deals during June 2020, marking an increase of 54.2% over the previous month and a drop of 14.9% over the 12-month average.

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

The top five consumer industry M&A deals accounted for 83.4% of the overall value during June 2020.

The combined value of the top five consumer M&A deals stood at $2.54bn, against the overall value of $3.05bn recorded for the month.

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

1) Collier Creek Holdings’ $1.56bn acquisition of Utz Quality Foods

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

3) SazeracInc’s $255m asset transaction with Constellation Brands

4) The $200m acquisition of KKW Beauty by Coty

5) Malcolm Walker and Tarsem Dhaliwal’s acquisition of Iceland Foods for $146m.

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.