Total consumer industry M&A deals worth $294.3m were announced in Europe in July 2022, led by Coats Group’s $237m acquisition of Texon International Group, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 79.4% over the previous month of $1.43bn and a drop of 93.8% when compared with the last 12-month average of $4.74bn.

Europe held a 42.61% share of the global consumer industry M&A deal value that totalled $690.65m in July 2022. With a 42.61% share and deals worth $294.3m, the UK was the top country in Europe’s M&A deal value across consumer industry.

In terms of M&A deal activity, Europe recorded 25 deals during July 2022, marking a decrease of 48.98% over the previous month and a drop of 48.98% over the 12-month average. The UK recorded nine deals during the month.

Europe consumer industry M&A deals in July 2022: Top deals

The top three consumer industry M&A deals accounted for 100% of the overall value during July 2022.

The combined value of the top three consumer deals stood at $294.3m, against the overall value of $294.3m recorded for the month.

The top three consumer industry M&A deals of July 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Coats Group $237m acquisition deal with Texon International Group

2) The $52.5m acquisition of The Spice Tailor by Premier Foods

3) LIVEGROUP PLC $4.8m acquisition deal for 80.1% stake in START ART FAIR