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September 29, 2022

Consumer industry cross border deals total $4.3bn globally in August 2022

By Carmen

Total consumer industry cross border deals worth $4.3bn were announced globally for August 2022, with the $1.01bn acquisition of Tassal Group being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 111.3% over the previous month of $2.04bn and a drop of 58.6% when compared with the last 12-month average of $10.42bn.

In terms of number of cross border deals, the sector saw a drop of 40.00% with 66 deals in August 2022 when compared to the last 12-month average of 110 deals.

In value terms, Europe led the activity with cross border deals worth $2.03bn in August 2022.

Consumer industry cross border deals in August 2022: Top deals

The top five cross border deals accounted for 90.7% of the overall value during August 2022.

The combined value of the top five cross border deals stood at $3.91bn, against the overall value of $4.3bn recorded for the month.

The top five consumer industry cross border deals of August 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Cooke’s $1.01bn acquisition deal with Tassal Group

2) The $950m private equity of TreeHouse Foods by Investindustrial

3) Entain’s $944.32m acquisition deal for 75% stake in SuperSport

4) The $900m private equity of Aman Group by Cain International and The Saudi Public Investment Fund

5) IOI Corp’s $104.51m acquisition deal with Bunge Loders Croklaan Group

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Verdict deals analysis methodology

This analysis considers only announced and completed cross border deals from the GlobalData financial deals database and excludes all terminated and rumoured deals. Country and industry are defined according to the headquarters and dominant industry of the target firm. The term ‘acquisition’ refers to both completed deals and those in the bidding stage.

GlobalData tracks real-time data concerning all merger and acquisition, private equity/venture capital and asset transaction activity around the world from thousands of company websites and other reliable sources.

More in-depth reports and analysis on all reported deals are available for subscribers to GlobalData’s deals database.

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