1. Deals Analysis
July 16, 2019

Retail industry M&A deals in June 2019 total $36.95m in US

Total retail industry M&A deals in June 2019 worth $36.95m were announced in the US, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 88.4% over the previous month and a drop of 94.2% when compared with the last 12-month average of $641.76m.

The US held a 1.5% share of the global retail industry M&A deal value that totalled $2.43bn in June 2019.

In terms of deal activity, the US recorded 21 deals during June 2019, marking a decrease of 4.6% over the previous month and a drop of 8.7% over the 12-month average.

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The US retail industry M&A deals in June 2019: Top deals

The top three retail industry M&A deals accounted for 100% of the overall value during June 2019.

The combined value of the top five retail industry M&A deals stood at $36.95m, against the overall value of $36.95m recorded for the month. The top announced retail industry M&A deal tracked by GlobalData in June 2019 was Transform Holdco’s $21.45m stake acquisition of Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores.

In second place was the $13m acquisition of MattnJeremy, Inc. by MedMen Enterprises and in third place was Route1’s $2.5m acquisition of Portable Computer Systems.

 

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.