Consumer industry M&A deals in November 2019 total $3.96bn in US

18 December 2019 (Last Updated December 18th, 2019 10:42)

Consumer industry M&A deals in November 2019 total $3.96bn in US

Total consumer industry M&A deals in November 2019 worth $3.96bn were announced in the US, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 83.5% over the previous month and a drop of 51.6% when compared with the last 12-month average of $8.17bn.

The US held a 42.1% share of the global consumer industry M&A deal value that totalled $9.4bn in November 2019.

In terms of deal activity, the US recorded 76 deals during November 2019, marking a decrease of 25.5% over the previous month and a drop of 18.3% over the 12-month average.

The US consumer industry M&A deals in November 2019: Top deals

The top five consumer industry M&A deals accounted for 91.2% of the overall value during November 2019.

The combined value of the top five consumer M&A deals stood at $3.61bn, against the overall value of $3.96bn recorded for the month.

The top five consumer industry deals of November 2019 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Coty’s $1.2bn acquisition of Kylie Cosmetics

2) The $970m acquisition of National Beef PackingLLC by Marfrig Global Foods

3) F.C.F. Fishery’s $926m acquisition of Bumble Bee Foods

4) The $367.29m acquisition of Craft Brew Alliance by Anheuser-Busch InBev

5) American Hotel Income Properties REIT’s asset transaction with for $143.85m.

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.

 

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