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October 31, 2022

Consumer industry M&A deals total $4.8bn globally in September 2022

By Carmen

Total consumer industry M&A deals worth $4.8bn were announced globally in September 2022, led by Church & DwightInc’s $630m acquisition of Hero Cosmetics, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 53.2% over the previous month of $10.31bn and a drop of 64.7% when compared with the last 12-month average, which stood at $13.68bn.

Comparing M&A deals value in different regions of the globe, Europe held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $3.27bn. At the country level, the UK topped the list in terms of deal value at $3.19bn.

In terms of volumes, North America emerged as the top region for consumer industry M&A deals globally, followed by Europe and then Asia-Pacific.

The top country in terms of M&A deals activity in September 2022 was the US with 60 deals, followed by the UK with 14 and Italy with 13.

In 2022, as of September, consumer M&A deals worth $92.57bn were announced globally, marking an increase of 27.6% year on year.

consumer industry M&A deals in September 2022: Top deals

The top five M&A deals accounted for 21.9% of the overall value during September 2022.

The combined value of the top five consumer M&A deals stood at $1.06bn, against the overall value of $4.8bn recorded for the month.

The top five consumer industry M&A deals of September 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Church & DwightInc’s $630m acquisition deal with Hero Cosmetics

2) The $172.61m acquisition of 8% stake in Jinhui Liquor by Gansu Yate Investment GroupLimited

3) Longnan Kelite Investment Management Center’s $107.88m acquisition deal for 5% stake in Jinhui Liquor

4) The $79m acquisition of Ellis Park Race Course by Churchill Downs

5) Maverick Gaming’s $68m acquisition deal with Evergreen Gaming

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Verdict deals analysis methodology

This analysis considers only announced and completed 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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