In the North American consumer goods industry, there were 81 M&A deals announced in Q1 2024, worth a total value of $3.9bn, according to GlobalData’s Deals Database. The $3bn acquisition of Vista Outdoor by MNC Capital was the industry’s largest disclosed deal. GlobalData’s Consumer Goods Industry Mergers and Acquisitions Deals by Top Themes in Q1 2024 report offers critical insights into the M&A activity in the industry and the key themes driving the top deals. Buy the report here.

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In value terms, M&A activity in North America increased by 8% in Q1 2024 compared with the previous quarter’s total of $3.6bn and fell by 40% as compared to Q1 2023. Related deal volume increased by 13% in Q1 2024 versus the previous quarter and was 4% lower than in Q1 2023.

The top-ranked financial advisors supporting these M&A deals in North America in Q1 2024 were Alantra; Moelis & Co; Bank of America with 2, 2, 1 deals respectively.

The top-ranked legal advisors supporting these M&A deals in North America in Q1 2024 were Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher; Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck; Buchalter with 2, 1, 1 deals respectively.

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This content was updated on 23 April 2024

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GlobalData’s Deals Database tracks global deal activity, including mergers, acquisitions, capital raising, strategic alliances, and licensing agreements. Proprietary analysis is used to group deals into key thematic areas and granular sectors across the world’s largest industries.

This analysis considers only announced and completed deals from the GlobalData financial deals database and excludes all terminated and rumoured deals. Deal type includes Acquisition, Asset transactions and Mergers.