Total retail industry M&A deals in November 2020 worth $2.65bn were announced in the US, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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The value marked an increase of 1.7% over the previous month and a rise of 138.5% when compared with the last 12-month average of $1.11bn.
The US held an 81.9% share of the global retail industry M&A deal value that totalled $3.23bn in November 2020.
In terms of deal activity, the US recorded 25 deals during November 2020, marking a decrease of 26.5% over the previous month and a rise of 4.2% over the 12-month average.
The US retail industry M&A deals in November 2020: Top deals
The top three retail industry M&A deals accounted for 98.6% of the overall value during November 2020.
The combined value of the top three retail M&A deals stood at $2.61bn, against the overall value of $2.65bn recorded for the month.
The top three retail industry deals of November 2020 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) VF’s $2.1bn acquisition of Supreme Clothing
2) The $350m acquisition of Beverages & More by GoBrands
3) Health and Happiness (H&H) US International’s $163m acquisition of SGH Blocker, Solid Gold Holdings and VMG Solid Gold Blocker.
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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