Industry Update: Consumer and Retail M&A Update – June, 2018

June, 2018 For 2018 YTD, strategic buyers accounted for 79% of Consumer and Retail M&A transactions. During 2017, strategic buyers accounted for 62% of the transactions. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – Vintage Investment Partners acquired Rent-A-Center for $1.3 billion. – Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp. acquired ILG Inc. for about $5.8 billion. – Tenneco acquired Federal-Mogul for $5.4 …
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Industry Update: Restaurant Industry Insight Spotlight on Fast Casual M&A Update – June, 2018

June, 2018 For announced transactions, Restaurant multiples saw a modest increase from 9.6x EBITDA in 2016 to 10.8x EBITDA in 2017. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – Del Frisco’s acquired Barteca for approximately $330 million. – Spice Private Equity acquired Bravo Brio Restaurant Group for approximately $100 million. – Rhone acquired Fogo de Chao for approximately $450 million. …
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Industry Update: Pet M&A Update – June, 2018

June, 2018 In 2018 YTD, strategic buyers accounted for 83% of the Pet M&A transactions with financial buyers making up the difference; during 2016, strategic buyers accounted for approximately 93% of the transactions. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – Smucker’s acquired Ainsworth for approximately $1.9 billion. – Hines Resource Group acquired Spectrum Brands for approximately $2.3 billion. – …
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Industry Update: Technology & Software M&A Update – February, 2018

February, 2018 In 2017, Technology and Software transactions beat the 2016 volume and traded at significantly higher multiples compared to 2016. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) acquired Netsuite inc. for approximately $7.08 billion. – Verizon Communications inc. (NYSE:VZ) acquired Yahoo! Inc., Operating business for approximately $4.48 billion. – Micro Focus International PLC (LSE:MCRO) acquired …
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Industry Update: IT Services M&A Update – February, 2018

February, 2018 In 2017, strategic buyers accounted for 90% of the IT Services M&A transactions with financial buyers making up the difference; during 2016, strategic buyers accounted for approximately 95% of the transactions. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – Silver Lake and P2 Capital Partners, LLC acquired Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq GS:HAWK) for approximately $4 billion. – SS&C Technologies Holdings, …
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Industry Update: Industrials & Manufacturing M&A Update – February, 2018

February, 2018 In 2017, strategic buyers accounted for 88% of the Industrials and Manufacturing M&A transactions with financial buyers making up the difference; during 2016, strategic buyers accounted for approximately 87% of the transactions. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) announced that it will be buying Orbital ATK (NYSE:OA) for $7.8 billion. – United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) (“UTC”) and Rockwell …
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Industry Update: E-Commerce M&A Update – February, 2018

February, 2018 In 2017, strategic buyers accounted for 91% of the E-Commerce M&A transactions with financial buyers making up the difference; during 2016, strategic buyers accounted for approximately 93% of the transactions. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – Albertsons Companies acquired Plated for approximately $300 million. – QVC Group (NasdaqGS:QVCA) acquired HSN, Inc. (NasdaqGS:HSNI) for approximately $1.83 billion. …
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Industry Update: Food and Beverage M&A Update – February, 2018

February, 2018 For 2017, total U.S. F&B announced transactions of 431 deals, exceeding 2016 levels of 380. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – Keurig acquired Dr Pepper Snapple Group for approximately $18.7 billion. – Campbell’s acquired Snyder Lance for approximately $6.1 billion. – Peakstone advises Market Fresh Produce on sale of company to Marquette Capital Partners for an …
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Industry Update: Restaurant Industry Insight Spotlight on Fast Casual – February, 2018

February, 2018 For announced transactions, Restaurant multiples saw a modest increase from 9.6x EBITDA in 2016 to 10.8x EBITDA in 2017. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – Apollo acquired Qdoba for approximately $305 million. – Arby’s Restaurant Group Inc. acquired Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. for approximately $2.9 billion. – NRD Capital Management, LLC acquired Ruby Tuesday, Inc. for …
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Industry Update: Automotive M&A Update – February, 2018

February, 2018 For 2017, strategic buyers accounted for 89% of the automotive M&A transactions with financial buyers making up the difference; during 2016, strategic buyers accounted for approximately 88% of the transactions. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AXL) acquired Metaldyne Performance Group Inc. for approximately $3.42 billion. – Winnebago Industries, Inc. …
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