Deal Trends in the Retail Industry

Retail Technology’s deals dashboard tracks deal trends in the retail industry. The dashboard provides an extensive analysis by capturing trends in terms of deal types, geographies, industry players, advisory firms, and the number of deals and their value.

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Retail Technology’s deals dashboard tracks deal trends in the retail industry.

Retail industry deal activity by deal type - volume (Last 12 months)

The deals dashboard provides an insightful and thorough overview of deal activity in terms of deal types and the number of deals in the global retail industry over the last 12 months. It covers mergers and acquisitions (M&As), private equity and venture financing deal types.

Retail industry deal activity by deal type - value (Last 12 months)

Retail Technology’s deals dashboard offers an analysis on deal activity in the global retail industry in terms of deal type and value. Deal types encompassing M&As, private equity and venture financing are tracked over the last 12 months.

Mergers and acquisitions in the retail industry

Retail Technology provides an overview of M&A deal activity in the retail industry. Besides M&A deals, the dashboard tracks the leading M&A financial and legal advisors, and M&A deal activity by theme.

Retail industry M&A deal activity by region (Last 12 months)

Retail Technology’s deals dashboard tracks M&A transactions recorded in the retail industry in different regions in the last 12-month period.

Source: GlobalData

Largest M&A deals in the retail industry

The following table lists details of the largest merger and acquisition deals in terms of value in the global retail industry.

Acquirer Target Deal Date Value (US$m)
7-Eleven Marathon Petroleum - 3800 Speedway Stores 14 May 2021 21,000.0
Central Group Selfridges 02 Dec 2021 5,322.0
Pershing Square Tontine Holdings Universal Music Group 04 Jun 2021 4,000.0
Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Greencross 07 Jun 2021 3,500.0
Asbury Automotive Group Total Care Auto 29 Sep 2021 3,400.0
EMART eBay Korea 24 Jun 2021 3,061.6
Pershing Square International Universal Music Group 10 Aug 2021 2,800.0
Carvana KAR Auction Services-Adesa US Physical Auction Busines 24 Feb 2022 2,200.0
Stanley Black Decker MTD Products 17 Aug 2021 1,600.0
Source: GlobalData

M&A deals advisor rankings in the retail industry (2021 vs. 2020)

Retail Technology’s deals dashboard reveals top financial and legal advisors to M&A deals by both deal value and volume in the global retail industry during 2020 and 2021.

M&A financial advisor rankings in the retail industry

Retail Technology compares rankings of leading financial advisors to M&A transactions in terms of deal value and volume between 2020 and 2021.

Advisor Name 2021 Rank 2020 Rank
Morgan Stanley 1 18
Credit Suisse Group 2 8
J.P. Morgan Securities 3 7
JPMorgan Chase 4 2
The Goldman Sachs Group 5 1
Bank of America 6 9
Centerview Partners 7 11
Lazard 8 17
Citigroup 9 21
Rothschild 10 24
Source: GlobalData

Retail Technology compares rankings of leading financial advisors to M&A transactions in terms of deal value and volume between 2020 and 2021.

Advisor Name 2021 Rank 2020 Rank
Rothschild 1 5
Lazard 2 10
KPMG International Coop 3 6
The Goldman Sachs Group 4 7
Morgan Stanley 5 11
Houlihan Lokey 6 1
PricewaterhouseCoopers International 7 3
JPMorgan Chase 8 12
Raymond James Financial 9 39
Bank of America 10 18
Source: GlobalData

M&A legal advisor rankings in the retail industry

Retail Technology compares rankings of leading legal advisors to M&A transactions in terms of deal value and volume between 2020 and 2021.

Advisor Name 2021 Rank 2020 Rank
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton 1 14
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates 2 9
Sullivan & Cromwell 3 8
Kirkland & Ellis 4 4
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius 5 15
Baker & McKenzie 6 31
Allen & Overy 7 2
Hogan Lovells International 8 35
Debevoise & Plimpton 9 18
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher 10 10
Source: GlobalData

Retail Technology compares rankings of leading legal advisors to M&A transactions in terms of deal value and volume between 2020 and 2021.

Advisor Name 2021 Rank 2020 Rank
CMS Legal Services EEIG 1 4
Baker & McKenzie 2 8
Latham & Watkins 3 9
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates 4 2
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher 5 12
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton 6 25
Jones Day 7 11
Dorsey & Whitney 8 33
Kirkland & Ellis 9 1
Sullivan & Cromwell 10 26
Source: GlobalData

M&A deal activity by theme in the retail industry: Last 12 months (by volume)

Retail Technology tracks the number of M&A deals by theme in the retail industry. The following chart lists top ten themes that hold the most number of deals.

Private equity deals in the retail industry

Retail Technology’s deals dashboard provides information on private equity deals data, including deals by region, top legal and financial advisors, and top deals by theme.

Private equity deal activity in the retail industry by region (Last 12 months)

Retail Technology tracks private equity deal activity in different regions of the globe over the last 12 months.

Source: GlobalData

Top private equity deals in the retail industry

The following table lists details of the largest private equity deals by value in the global retail industry.

Investor Target Deal Date Value (US$m)
Thoma Bravo Stamps.com 09 Jul 2021 6,600.0
Hellman Friedman zooplus 13 Aug 2021 4,342.6
Hellman Friedman At Home Group 06 May 2021 2,800.0
General Atlantic Trendyol.com 16 Jun 2021 1,500.0
IMM Private Equity Hanssem 14 Jul 2021 1,240.0
Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund RoadChef Motorways 03 Mar 2022 1,200.3
Source: GlobalData

Top private equity investors in the retail industry (last 12 months)

Retail Technology’s deals dashboard tracks top private equity investors in the retail industry over the last 12 months.

Investor Name Value (US$m) No of Deals
The Carlyle Group 694.9 3
Hellman & Friedman 7,142.6 2
L Catterton 505.0 2
Kainos Capital 200.0 2
KKR 95.0 2
Orangewood Partners 40.0 2
Puma Private Equity 7.6 2
Polish Enterprise Fund VIII N/A 2
Main Street Capital N/A 2
BPI France N/A 2
Source: GlobalData

Private equity deals advisors in the retail industry (2021 vs. 2020)

Retail Technology monitors financial and legal advisors to private equity deals by value and volume in the global retail industry during 2020 and 2021.

Private equity financial advisor rankings in the retail industry

Retail Technology’s deals dashboard compares ranking of leading financial advisors to private equity transactions in terms of value and volume between 2020 and 2021.

Advisor Name 2021 Rank 2020 Rank
Shore Capital Group 1 16
JPMorgan Chase 2 14
Royal Bank of Canada 3 23
Bank of America 4 4
Rothschild 5 7
The Goldman Sachs Group 6 9
J.P. Morgan Securities 7 50
Credit Suisse Group 8 15
PricewaterhouseCoopers International 9 22
Jefferies Financial Group 10 11
Source: GlobalData

Retail Technology’s deals dashboard compares ranking of leading financial advisors to private equity transactions in terms of value and volume between 2020 and 2021.

Advisor Name 2021 Rank 2020 Rank
The Goldman Sachs Group 1 5
PricewaterhouseCoopers International 2 8
Clearwater International 3 11
Houlihan Lokey 4 2
KPMG International Coop 5 9
Rothschild 6 10
Evercore 7 21
JPMorgan Chase 8 22
Morgan Stanley 9 1
Ernst & Young Global 10 6
Source: GlobalData

Private equity legal advisor rankings in the retail industry

Retail Technology compares ranking of leading legal advisors to private equity transactions in terms of value and volume between 2020 and 2021.

Advisor Name 2021 Rank 2020 Rank
Ashurst 1 16
Clifford Chance 2 4
Weil, Gotshal & Manges 3 24
Herbert Smith Freehills 4 43
Norton Rose Fulbright 5 45
Jones Day 6 37
Dechert 7 42
Slaughter and May 8 5
Kirkland & Ellis 9 3
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett 10 7
Source: GlobalData

The deals dashboard compares ranking of leading legal advisors to private equity transactions in terms of value and volume between 2020 and 2021.

Advisor Name 2021 Rank 2020 Rank
Kirkland & Ellis 1 1
Latham & Watkins 2 5
Baker & McKenzie 3 17
Jones Day 4 18
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett 5 9
Goodwin Procter 6 3
Ropes & Gray 7 6
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison 8 7
Willkie Farr & Gallagher 9 14
Weil, Gotshal & Manges 10 19
Source: GlobalData

Private equity deals by theme in the retail industry: Last 12 months (by volume)

Retail Technology tracks the number of private equity deals by theme in the retail industry. The following chart lists top ten themes that hold the most number of deals in 2021.

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Venture financing deals in the retail industry

Retail Technology’s provides an overview of venture financing deal activity in the retail industry around the globe, including deals by region, top venture financing deals and capital investors.

Venture financing deal activity in the retail industry by region (Last 12 months)

Retail Technology tracks venture financing deals recorded in the retail industry in different regions of the globe in the last 12-month period.

Source: GlobalData

Top ten venture financing deals in the retail industry

The following table lists the top ten venture financing deals by value in the global retail industry.

Investor Target Deal Date Value (US$m)
Antara Capital Master Fund Flipkart Internet 11 May 2021 3,600.0
SoftBank Vision Fund GoBrands 30 Jul 2021 1,000.0
Upper Thras.io 25 Oct 2021 1,000.0
Tencent Holdings Gorillas Technologies 23 Sep 2021 950.0
Abu Dhabi Growth Fund (ADG Getir 17 Mar 2022 768.0
Mubadala Capital Flink Lebensmittel 10 Dec 2021 750.0
Bill Melinda Gates Foundation Picnic 16 Sep 2021 706.0
Tiger Global Management Uvi Tech Sapi De Cv 22 Sep 2021 700.0
GGV Jiyuan Capital InterFocus 18 Jul 2021 510.0
General Atlantic Back Market 12 Jan 2022 510.0
Source: GlobalData

Top venture capital investors in the retail industry (Last 12 months)

Retail Technology’s deals dashboard tracks top venture capital investors in the retail industry over the last 12 months.

Investor Name Value (US$m) No of Deals
Tiger Global Management 6,618.1 15
Sequoia Capital India 367.8 9
General Atlantic 2,179.0 7
General Catalyst Partners 1,007.3 7
FJ Labs 295.8 7
GFC Global Founders Capital 192.8 7
Jungle Ventures 383.0 6
Sixth Sense Ventures 70.6 6
Venture Catalysts Private 48.1 6
SOSV Investments 35.5 6
Source: GlobalData

Venture financing deal activity by theme in the retail industry: Last 12 months (by volume)

Retail Technology tracks the number of venture financing deals by theme in the global retail industry. The following chart lists top ten themes that hold the most number of deals in 2021.

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