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January 12, 2018updated 11 Jan 2018 3:57pm

M&As this week: Investindustrial Advisors, Mayborn Group, Live Ventures

Investindustrial Advisors has acquired OKA Direct for an estimated £40m ($53.57m).

Investindustrial Advisors has acquired OKA Direct for an estimated £40m ($53.57m).

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Based in Italy, Investindustrial Advisors is a private equity firm, while the target company is a UK-based multichannel home furnishing products retailer.

Cavendish Corporate Finance served as the financial adviser to OKA Direct for the deal.

Mayborn Group has acquired UK-based baby products retailer Gro-Group Holdings Limited for £22m ($29.77m).

Based in the UK, Mayborn Group is involved in manufacturing and supplying baby hygiene products.

The deal will enable Mayborn to extend and develop its product range.

Live Ventures has entered an agreement to purchase ApplianceSmart by acquiring 100% equity in the latter.

Based in the US, Live Ventures is a marketing solutions provider that expects the acquisition to enable business development in new markets.

“The deal will enable Mayborn to extend and develop its product range.”

Mydin Mohamed Holdings intends to divest in SAM’S Groceria, a Malaysian provider of groceries and fresh food, for an undisclosed sum.

Also based in Malaysia, Mydin Mohamed owns and operates hypermarkets, emporiums, bazaars, mini-markets, convenience shops, supermarkets, restaurants and franchise stores.

The sale is a part of Mydin Holdings’ strategy to sell loss-making businesses.

The Nature’s Bounty has acquired Best Bar Ever, a US-based producer and seller of gluten-free protein bars.

Also based in the US, The Nature’s Bounty is a producer, distributor and retailer of nutritional products.

The acquirer aims to expand its suite of sports and nutrition products with the addition of real-food nutrition bars, through the acquisition.

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How attractive are current investment opportunities in Europe?

Europe has been identified as one of the most favorable regions for investors, seeing high investment activity in the past year. Most of these investments have been through Debt Offering, valued at close to $700 billion. The region has provided attractive investments in a diverse set of companies. Companies who tend to major themes such Digital Media, Cloud, Artificial Intelligence, E-commerce, and Big Data are recording the highest number of deals, with Digital Media recording close to 2,000 deals. However, GlobalData’s whitepaper offers a full view of the market, analyzing less successful or attractive points of investment as well, examining statistics on Equity Offering investments and PE/VC deals. Understand how government agencies for economies around the world use GlobalData Explorer to:  
  • Track the M&A and Capital Raising volumes into their target market
  • Identify the top sectors in the target market attracting the investments
  • For any investment segment, identify the top Investors inside and outside the target economy that are already investing in the Segment
  • Assess and showcase the growth potential for various Industries in the target economy
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