December Monthly Deals Roundup - Consumer Packaged Goods
The report provides a review of the mergers and acquisitions (M&As), capital-raising, partnering deals, and agreements entered into by CPG companies during December 2012.
Introduction and Landscape
Why was the report written?
Using this report, dealmakers will effectively gain an insight into deal activity throughout the month. Additionally, the report provides an overview of all the partnering, alliances, and M&A deals announced worldwide.
What makes this report unique and essential to read?
The Monthly Report provides the reader with the top-line data necessary to quickly keep abreast of deal activity in the CPG market on a monthly basis.
Key Features and Benefits
The report provides detailed analysis of M&A activity in the CPG industry in December 2012 compared to November 2012, and the trailing twelve month average. This provides an insight into the inorganic growth strategies of companies in the industry and competitor tracking.
The report provides detailed analysis on the private equity and venture capital activity in the CPG industry in December 2012 compared to November 2012, and the trailing twelve month average. This provides an insight into the investment activity in the industry by financial investors.
The report provides detailed analysis on capital raising activity, including equity and debt offerings, in the CPG industry in December 2012 compared to November 2012, and the trailing twelve month average. This provides an insight into the capital raising activity of companies in the industry, including the fund raising trend from both equity and debt capital markets.
The report provides detailed analysis on strategic partnerships in the CPG industry in December 2012 compared to November 2012, and the trailing twelve month average.
CPG did not witness any slump in deal activity in December despite increasing concern among companies that economic recovery is not expected soon and the impending instability because of the fiscal cliff crisis in the US. The largest deal of the month was Saputo Inc’s offer to acquire Morningstar Foods from Dean Foods for US$1.45 billion.
The gradual slowdown in M&A activity during the second half of the year saw increased mid-market deals (below US$500 million) in December. While most of them occurred within the Asian region, some were cross-border deals motivated by geographic expansion. Additionally, it’s noteworthy that both inbound and outbound cross-border activity into traditional Asian markets such as Japan increased during the reporting month.
The combined deal value of M&A activity recorded a monthly decline of 70% in December. The overall M&A deal value fell from US$13,117.5 million in November to US$3,913.5 million in December, and was 59% lower than the TTM average of US$9,458.9 million.
Table of contents
1.1 What is this Report About?
1.3 Summary Methodology
2.1 The Year Ends without Any Significant Decline in CPG Deal Volume
2.2 Mid Market Cross Border Deals Include Traditional Asian Markets like Japan
3 Deal Volume and Value Analysis
3.1 By Deal Type
3.2 By Segment
3.3 By Region
3.4 Deals in Active Markets
3.5 Deal Size Analysis
3.6 Deal Rationale Analysis
3.7 Main Deals
4.1 About Canadean
List of Tables
Table 1: Active Regions, December 2012
Table 2: Deal Size Analysis, December 2012
Table 3: Main Deals, December 2012
Table 4: Main PE/VC Deals, December 2012
Table 5: Main Capital-Raising Deals, December 2012
Table 6: Main Cross-Border M&A Deals, December 2012
Table 7: Main Deals in Emerging Markets, December 2012
Table 8: Main Rumor Deals, December 2012
List of Figures
Figure 1: Deal Volume by Deal type, December 2012
Figure 2: Deal Value by Deal type (US$ Million), December 2012
Figure 3: Deal Volume by Segment, December 2012
Figure 4: Deal Value by Segment (US$ Million), December 2012
Figure 5: Deal Volume by Region, December 2012
Figure 6: Deal Value by Region (US$ Million), December 2012
Figure 7: Analysis of Deals by Deal Rationale (%), December 2012
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