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.

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)
Franchise Group Kohl 06 Jun 2022 8,971.0
Central Group Selfridges 02 Dec 2021 5,322.0
Mondelez International Clif Bar 20 Jun 2022 2,900.0
Carvana KAR Auction Services-Adesa US Physical Auction Busines 24 Feb 2022 2,200.0
Uni-President Enterprises Carrefour Taiwan 19 Jul 2022 2,027.0
Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV Valora Holding 05 Jul 2022 1,200.0
Dufry Autogrill 11 Jul 2022 1,181.0
Allegro.pl Mall Group 04 Nov 2021 1,020.9
Source: GlobalData Deals database

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
JPMorgan Chase 2 2
Credit Suisse Group 3 8
J.P. Morgan Securities 4 7
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 Deals database

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
JPMorgan Chase 7 12
PricewaterhouseCoopers International 8 3
Raymond James Financial 9 39
Bank of America 10 18
Source: GlobalData Deals database

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
Baker & McKenzie 5 30
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius 6 15
Allen & Overy 7 2
Debevoise & Plimpton 8 18
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher 9 10
Latham & Watkins 10 23
Source: GlobalData Deals database

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 9
Latham & Watkins 3 8
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates 4 2
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher 5 11
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton 6 23
Jones Day 7 10
Dorsey & Whitney 8 33
Willkie Farr & Gallagher 9 44
Kirkland & Ellis 10 1
Source: GlobalData Deals database

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.

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)
Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund RoadChef Motorways 03 Mar 2022 1,200.3
Blackstone Spanx 20 Oct 2021 1,200.0
Credit Agricole Assurances Telefonica 25 Jul 2022 1,042.8
Third Point The Walt Disney 15 Aug 2022 1,000.0
Samara Capital Partners Future Retail Limited - All Retail Assets 23 Jan 2022 940.1
Durational Capital Management Casper Sleep 15 Nov 2021 435.8
Alceon Group Flower Power 13 Jan 2022 362.0
Source: GlobalData Deals database

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
Main Street Capital 50.0 3
ALFI Private Equity Fund 56.6 2
Orangewood Partners 40.0 2
Puma Private Equity 7.6 2
Stella Capital N/A 2
The Vistria Group N/A 2
Verlinvest N/A 2
Mill Point Capital N/A 1
ARKEA Capital N/A 1
Source: GlobalData Deals database

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 Deals database

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 6
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 7
Source: GlobalData Deals database

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 44
Norton Rose Fulbright 5 46
Jones Day 6 37
Dechert 7 43
Slaughter and May 8 5
Kirkland & Ellis 9 3
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett 10 7
Source: GlobalData Deals database

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
Jones Day 3 17
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett 4 9
Baker & McKenzie 5 18
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 Deals database

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 last 12 months.

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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.

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)
Upper Thras.io 25 Oct 2021 1,000.0
Tiger Global Management Getir 17 Mar 2022 768.0
Mubadala Capital Flink Lebensmittel 10 Dec 2021 750.0
General Atlantic Back Market 12 Jan 2022 510.0
Greyhound Capital Europe Weee 04 Jan 2022 425.0
Undisclosed Faire Wholesale 10 May 2022 416.0
Janus Henderson Global Investors 91streets Media Technologies 18 Oct 2021 350.0
Tiger Global Management Valuedrive Technologies 24 Nov 2021 280.0
Balderton Capital JOKR 02 Dec 2021 260.0
Undisclosed Black Rifle Coffee 05 Apr 2022 256.0
Source: GlobalData Deals database

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 1,849.6 9
Sequoia Capital India 213.5 6
Venture Catalysts Private 41.0 6
Blume Ventures 170.6 5
January Capital 136.5 5
Sixth Sense Ventures 43.9 5
DSG Consumer Partners 38.6 5
FJ Labs 258.0 4
Alpha JWC Ventures 145.0 4
Global Brain 140.3 4
Source: GlobalData Deals database

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 last 12 months.

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