Industry Update: Industrials & Manufacturing M&A Update – June, 2018

June, 2018 So far in 2018, strategic buyers accounted for 86% of the Industrials and Manufacturing M&A transactions with financial buyers making up the difference; during 2017, strategic buyers accounted for approximately 88% of the transactions. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – DWABTEC (NYSE: WAB) acquired a division of General Electric (NYSE: GE) for approximately $11.1 billion. – …
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Industry Update: E-Commerce M&A Update – June, 2018

June, 2018 In YTD 2018, strategic buyers accounted for 93% of the E-Commerce M&A transactions with financial buyers making up the difference; during 2017, strategic buyers accounted for approximately 91% of the transactions. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – Direct Digital acquired Healthy Directions for approximately $71 million. – Albertsons Companies acquired Plated for approximately $300 million. – …
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Industry Update: Warehousing, Transportation and Logistics M&A Update – June, 2018

June, 2018 For 2018 YTD, strategic buyers have accounted for all of the Warehousing, Transportation and Logistics M&A transactions with financial buyers making up the difference; during 2017, strategic buyers accounted for approximately 92% of the transactions. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – Blackstone acquires Gramercy Property Trust for $7.5 billion. – Prologis acquired DCT Industrial Trust for …
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Industry Update: Packaging M&A Update – June, 2018

June, 2018 For 2018 YTD, strategic buyers accounted for 86% of the Packaging M&A transactions with financial buyers making up the difference; during 2017, strategic buyers also accounted for approximately 82% of the transactions. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – Novolex acquired The Waddington Group for $2.3 billion. – Graphic Packaging International, Inc. acquired North America Consumer Packaging …
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Industry Update: Food and Beverage M&A Update – June, 2018

June, 2018 For 2017, total U.S. F&B announced transactions of 495 deals, exceeding 2016 levels of 380. 2018 YTD volume is at 158 transactions, less than the 235 transactions in the same period one year ago. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – Frito Lay acquired Bare Snacks for an undisclosed amount. – Mondelez International acquired Tate’s Bake Shop …
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Industry Update: Food and Beverage M&A Update – June, 2018

June, 2018 For 2017, total U.S. F&B announced transactions of 495 deals, exceeding 2016 levels of 380. 2018 YTD volume is at 158 transactions, less than the 235 transactions in the same period one year ago. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – Frito Lay acquired Bare Snacks for an undisclosed amount. – Mondelez International acquired Tate’s Bake Shop …
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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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