Update: Packaging M&A Update – March, 2021

March, 2021 For 2020 YTD, strategic buyers accounted for 85% of Packaging M&A transactions. During 2019, strategic buyers accounted for 90% of the transactions. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – Essentra closed its acquisition of 3C Packaging for $65 million. – Graphic Packaging International closed its acquisition of the Consumer Packaging Group Business of Greif for $85 million. …
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Update: Infrastructure M&A Update – March, 2021

March, 2021 Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – Aurora Capital Partners acquired Petroleum Services Corporation for $335 million. – Brookhaven Capital Partners acquired Pioneer Railcorp for $72 million. – IFM Investors acquired Buckeye Partners for $10.5 billion. – DP World acquired Fraser Surrey Docks. Terms were not disclosed. – MPLX acquired Andeavor Logistics for $3.3 billion. – Macquarie …
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Update: IT Services M&A Update – March, 2021

March, 2021 For 2020 YTD, strategic buyers accounted for 86% of IT Services M&A transactions. During 2019, strategic buyers accounted for 90% of the transactions. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – Baring Private Equity announced its acquisition of Virtusa Corporation for $2.3 billion. – Cognizant Technology Solutions closed its acquisition of Collaborative Solutions for $395 million. – Cognizant …
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Update: Consumer and Retail M&A Update – March, 2021

March, 2021 For 2020 YTD, strategic buyers accounted for 58% of Consumer Retail M&A transactions. During 2019, strategic buyers accounted for 59% of the transactions. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – 7-Eleven announced its acquisition of Speedway for $21 billion. – Just Eat announced its acquisition of Grubhub for $8.1 billion. – Amazon closed its acquisition of Zoox …
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Update: Technology and Software M&A Update – March, 2021

March, 2021 For 2021 YTD, strategic buyers accounted for approximately 93% of Technology M&A transactions. During 2020, strategic buyers accounted for 93% of the transactions. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – Cardlytics, Inc. (NasdaqGM:CDLX) signed an agreement to acquire DOSH Holdings, Inc. for approximately $270 million on February 26, 2021. – iHeartMedia + Entertainment, Inc. entered into a …
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Update: Food and Beverage M&A Update – March, 2021

March, 2021 For 2021 YTD, strategic buyers accounted for 89% of Food and Beverage M&A transactions. During 2019, strategic buyers accounted for 91% of the transactions. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – Lindsay Goldberg LLC entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ARYZTA North America from ARYZTA AG (SWX:ARYN) for enterprise value of $850 million on March 12, …
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Update: Aerospace and Defense Industry M&A Update – November, 2020

November, 2020 Peakstone publishes Aerospace and Defense industry report.

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Update: Food and Beverage M&A Update – September, 2020

September, 2020 For 2020 YTD, strategic buyers accounted for 92% of Food and Beverage M&A transactions. During 2019, strategic buyers accounted for 87% of the transaction. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – Groupe Lactalis announced plans to acquire the Natural Cheese Business of Kraft Heinz Company for $3.2 billion. – Sazerac Company announced plans to acquire Paul Masson …
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Update: Restaurant Industry Insight Spotlight on Fast Casual M&A Update – September, 2020

September, 2020 For 2020, strategic buyers accounted for 90% of Restaurant M&A transactions. During 2019, strategic buyers accounted for 81% of the transaction. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – Fortress acquired Craft for $138 million. – Yum! Brands acquired Habit for $587 million. – ICV Partners acquired Diversified Restaurant Holdings for $181 million. – Spice Private Equity acquired …
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Update: Technology and Software M&A Update – September, 2020

September, 2020 For 2020 YTD, strategic buyers accounted for approximately 93% of Technology M&A transactions. During 2019, strategic buyers accounted for 92% of the transaction. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – AVEVA acquired OSI Soft for $5.0 billion. – Visa acquired Plaid for $4.9 billion. – Roper acquired iPipeline for $1.6 billion. – Salesforce acquired Tableu for $17.3 …
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