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Deal Trends in the Consumer Industry

Just Food’s deals dashboard tracks deal trends in the Consumer industry. The dashboard provides an extensive analysis by capturing trends in terms of deal types, geographies, industry players, advisory firms, and the number of deals and their value.

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Just Food’s deals dashboard tracks deal trends in the Consumer industry.

Consumer industry deal activity by deal type - volume (Last 12 months)

The deals dashboard provides an insightful and thorough overview of deal activity in terms of deal types and the number of deals in the global Consumer industry over the last 12 months. It covers mergers and acquisitions (M&As), private equity and venture financing deal types

Consumer industry deal activity by deal type - value (Last 12 months)

Just Food’s deals dashboard offers an analysis on deal activity in the global Consumer industry in terms of deal type and value. Deal types encompassing M&As, private equity and venture financing are tracked over the last 12 months.

Mergers and acquisitions in the Consumer industry

Just Food provides an overview of M&A deal activity in the Consumer industry. Besides M&A deals, the dashboard tracks the leading M&A financial and legal advisors, and M&A deal activity by theme.

Consumer industry M&A deal activity by region (Last 12 months)

Just Food’s deals dashboard tracks M&A transactions recorded in the Consumer industry in different regions in the last 12-month period.

Largest M&A deals in the Consumer industry

The following table lists details of the largest merger and acquisition deals in terms of value in the global Consumer industry.

Acquirer Target Deal Date Value (US$m)
Philip Morris International Swedish Match 11 May 2022 17,326.9
Central Group Selfridges 02 Dec 2021 5,322.0
Continental Grain Sanderson Farms 09 Aug 2021 4,530.0
Assa Abloy Spectrum Brands, Inc - Hardware and Home Improvement - US 15 Jul 2022 4,300.0
Mondelez International Clif Bar 20 Jun 2022 2,900.0
Pershing Square International Universal Music Group 10 Aug 2021 2,800.0
Undisclosed Nagacorp 22 Jul 2022 2,716.0
Heineken Distell Group Holdings 15 Nov 2021 2,517.3
Nugil Grupo Nutresa 15 Dec 2021 2,211.3
Source: GlobalData Deals database

M&A deals advisor rankings in the Consumer industry (2021 vs. 2020)

Just Food’s deals dashboard reveals top financial and legal advisors to M&A deals by both deal value and volume in the global Consumer industry during 2020 and 2021.

M&A financial advisor rankings in the Consumer industry

Just Food compares rankings of leading financial advisors to M&A transactions in terms of deal value and volume between 2020 and 2021.

Advisor Name 2021 Rank 2020 Rank
Evercore 1 10
JPMorgan Chase 2 8
Centerview Partners 3 5
Lazard 4 19
The Goldman Sachs Group 5 1
Morgan Stanley 6 6
Citigroup 7 4
Credit Suisse Group 8 9
Bank of America 9 3
Perella Weinberg Partners 10 20
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Just Food compares rankings of leading financial advisors to M&A transactions in terms of deal value and volume between 2020 and 2021.

Advisor Name 2021 Rank 2020 Rank
Rothschild 1 4
Houlihan Lokey 2 1
Raymond James Financial 3 45
Ernst & Young Global 4 3
Lazard 5 11
KPMG International Coop 6 8
The Goldman Sachs Group 7 2
PricewaterhouseCoopers International 8 5
Alantra Partners 9 25
Morgan Stanley 10 6
Source: GlobalData Deals database

M&A legal advisor rankings in the Consumer industry

Just Food compares rankings of leading legal advisors to M&A transactions in terms of deal value and volume between 2020 and 2021.

Advisor Name 2021 Rank 2020 Rank
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates 1 4
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz 2 10
Sullivan & Cromwell 3 31
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer 4 3
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher 5 8
Weil, Gotshal & Manges 6 12
Alston & Bird 7 21
Ropes & Gray 8 27
Baker & McKenzie 9 14
Morrison & Foerster 10 48
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Just Food compares rankings of leading legal advisors to M&A transactions in terms of deal value and volume between 2020 and 2021.

Advisor Name 2021 Rank 2020 Rank
Baker & McKenzie 1 1
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates 2 7
Kirkland & Ellis 3 2
CMS Legal Services EEIG 4 9
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher 5 12
Jones Day 6 8
DLA Piper 7 4
Allen & Overy 8 3
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer 9 20
Cuatrecasas, Goncalves Pereira SLP 10 42
Source: GlobalData Deals database

M&A deal activity by theme in the Consumer industry: Last 12 months (by volume)

Just Food tracks the number of M&A deals by theme in the Consumer industry. The following chart lists top ten themes that hold the most number of deals.

Private equity deals in the Consumer industry

Just Food’s deals dashboard provides information on private equity deals data, including deals by region, top legal and financial advisors, and top deals by theme.

Private equity deal activity in the Consumer industry by region (Last 12 months)

Just Food tracks private equity deal activity in different regions of the globe over the last 12 months.

Top private equity deals in the Consumer industry

The following table lists details of the largest private equity deals by value in the global Consumer industry.

Investor Target Deal Date Value (US$m)
3G Capital Hunter Douglas 30 Dec 2021 7,100.0
CVC Capital Partners Fund VIII Ekaterra 18 Nov 2021 5,104.5
PAI Partners PepsiCo Inc - Tropicana, Naked and Juice Brands - US 03 Aug 2021 3,300.0
Saudi Agricultural and Livestock Investment Olam Agri Holdings 25 Mar 2022 1,240.0
Blackstone Spanx 20 Oct 2021 1,200.0
CVC Capital Partners Fund VIII Stock Spirits Group 12 Aug 2021 1,100.0
Advent International Irca 11 Apr 2022 1,100.0
Baring Private Equity Asia Ginko International 26 Nov 2021 1,000.0
Ardian Florida Food Products 21 Sep 2021 1,000.0
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Top private equity investors in the Consumer industry (last 12 months)

Just Food’s deals dashboard tracks top private equity investors in the Consumer industry over the last 12 months.

Investor Name Value (US$m) No of Deals
KKR 924.0 4
Advent International 1,697.1 3
Ardian 1,000.0 3
Business Growth Fund 42.4 3
Five V Capital N/A 3
Northstar Capital N/A 3
The Carlyle Group N/A 3
Bluefront Equity N/A 3
Brentwood Associates N/A 3
Arbor Investments Management N/A 3
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Private equity deals advisors in the Consumer industry (2021 vs. 2020)

Just Food monitors financial and legal advisors to private equity deals by value and volume in the global Consumer industry during 2020 and 2021.

Private equity financial advisor rankings in the Consumer industry

Just Food’s deals dashboard compares ranking of leading financial advisors to private equity transactions in terms of value and volume between 2020 and 2021.

Advisor Name 2021 Rank 2020 Rank
The Goldman Sachs Group 1 9
Credit Suisse Group 2 7
Morgan Stanley 3 1
Lazard 4 6
JPMorgan Chase 5 8
Citigroup 6 10
UBS Group 7 39
Bank of America 8 2
Moelis 9 15
KPMG International Coop 10 26
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Just Food’s deals dashboard compares ranking of leading financial advisors to private equity transactions in terms of value and volume between 2020 and 2021.

Advisor Name 2021 Rank 2020 Rank
PricewaterhouseCoopers International 1 1
Houlihan Lokey 2 3
KPMG International Coop 3 2
Rothschild 4 4
The Goldman Sachs Group 5 6
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu 6 11
Clearwater International 7 8
JPMorgan Chase 8 18
WBC Holdings 9 19
Ernst & Young Global 10 5
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Private equity legal advisor rankings in the Consumer industry

Just Food compares ranking of leading legal advisors to private equity transactions in terms of value and volume between 2020 and 2021.

Advisor Name 2021 Rank 2020 Rank
Blake, Cassels & Graydon 1 11
Kirkland & Ellis 2 3
Latham & Watkins 3 1
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison 4 13
White & Case 5 15
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett 6 5
Ropes & Gray 7 23
Baker & McKenzie 8 7
Davis Polk & Wardwell 9 42
Mayer Brown 10 41
Source: GlobalData Deals database

The deals dashboard compares ranking of leading legal advisors to private equity transactions in terms of value and volume between 2020 and 2021.

Advisor Name 2021 Rank 2020 Rank
Kirkland & Ellis 1 1
Weil, Gotshal & Manges 2 13
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison 3 18
Latham & Watkins 4 2
Allen & Overy 5 6
Ropes & Gray 6 7
Baker & McKenzie 7 8
White & Case 8 10
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher 9 14
DLA Piper 10 11
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Private equity deals by theme in the Consumer industry: Last 12 months (by volume)

Just Food tracks the number of private equity deals by theme in the Consumer industry. The following chart lists top ten themes that hold the most number of deals in the last 12 months.

Venture financing deals in the Consumer industry

Just Food provides an overview of venture financing deal activity in the Consumer industry around the globe, including deals by region, top venture financing deals and capital investors.

Venture financing deal activity in the Consumer industry by region (Last 12 months)

Just Food tracks venture financing deals recorded in the Consumer industry in different regions of the globe in the last 12-month period.

Top ten venture financing deals in the Consumer industry

The following table lists the top ten venture financing deals by value in the global Consumer industry.

Investor Target Deal Date Value (US$m)
Huaxing New Economy Fund Chaim Technology (Suzhou 20 Oct 2021 562.8
Undisclosed Impossible Foods 23 Nov 2021 500.0
Cargill Upside Foods 21 Apr 2022 400.0
Undisclosed Beast Brands 21 Dec 2021 398.6
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Perfect Day 29 Sep 2021 350.0
Undisclosed Future Meat Technologies 19 Dec 2021 347.0
Andreessen Horowitz Whatnot 21 Jul 2022 260.0
Undisclosed Black Rifle Coffee 05 Apr 2022 256.0
GLP Shanghai Xin Yi Lin Technology 22 Oct 2021 250.0
Hanaco Ventures Capital Redefine Meat 11 May 2022 250.0
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Top venture capital investors in the Consumer industry (Last 12 months)

Just Food’s deals dashboard tracks top venture capital investors in the Consumer industry over the last 12 months.

Investor Name Value (US$m) No of Deals
S2G Ventures 784.7 13
Gaingels 158.5 12
DSG Consumer Partners 95.6 11
Collaborative Fund 178.4 10
Sixth Sense Ventures 58.8 10
Venture Catalysts Private 22.8 10
Big Idea Ventures 24.6 9
Titan Capital 8.9 9
SOSVentures 234.1 8
IDG Capital 341.3 7
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Venture financing deal activity by theme in the Consumer industry: Last 12 months (by volume)

Just Food tracks the number of venture financing deals by theme in the global Consumer industry. The following chart lists top ten themes that hold the most number of deals in the last 12 months.

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