Industry Update: Consumer & Retail Industry M&A Update – June, 2016

June, 2016. For year-to-date 2016, strategic buyers accounted for 92% of Consumer & Retail M&A transactions – During 2015, strategic buyers accounted for 87% of the transaction For reported closed transactions, Consumer & Retail transaction multiples have ranged between 8x and 12x since 2010 Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – Samsonite International entered into a merger agreement to …
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Industry Update: Business Services Industry M&A Update – June, 2016

June, 2016. For YTD 2016, strategic buyers accounted for 91% of Business Services M&A transactions. During 2015, strategic buyers accounted for 94% of the transactions. Many Business Services categories continue to outperform the S&P 500. Notable publicly announced 2016 M&A transactions: – Envision Healthcare Holdings, Inc. signed a definitive merger agreement to acquire AmSurg Corp. for approximately $7.6 billion. – …
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Industry Update: Industrial & Manufacturing Industry M&A Update – June, 2016

June, 2016. For year-to-date 2016, strategic buyers accounted for 91% of industrial & manufacturing M&A transactions During 2015, strategic buyers accounted for just over 90% of the transactions For closed transactions, industrial & manufacturing transaction multiples increased from 8.4x EBITDA and 1.3x revenue in 2014 to 10.5x EBITDA and 1.1x revenue in 2015 Notable publicly announced 2016 M&A transactions: – …
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Industry Update: E-Commerce Industry M&A – June, 2016

June, 2016. E-Commerce M&A continues to see strong activity. YTD 2016 transaction volume of 166 deals is on pace with 2015 levels. During 2015, there were 320 transactions. For Year-to-Date 2016, strategic buyers accounted for 87% of the e-commerce M&A transactions with financial buyers making up the difference. During 2015, strategic buyers accounted for approximately 80% of the transactions. For …
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Industry Update: Pet Industry M&A – May, 2016

May, 2016. For YTD 2016, strategic buyers accounted for 79% of Pet Industry M&A transactions. During 2015, strategic buyers accounted for approximately 89% of the transactions. Notable recent M&A transactions: – CVC Capital Partners Limited and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board signed a definitive agreement to acquire PETCO Animal Supplies, Inc. for approximately $4.6 billion – Central Garden & Pet …
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Industry Update: Restaurant Update: Spotlight on Fast Casual – May, 2016

May, 2016. For YTD 2016, strategic buyers account for 90% of restaurant M&A transactions. In 2015, strategic buyers accounted for 80% of the transactions. Restaurant multiples in announced transactions have been consistent over the past several years, at approximately 10x enterprise value to EBITDA and 1x enterprise value to revenue. Recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – Brinker International, Inc. …
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Industry Update: Food & Beverage M&A – May, 2016

May, 2016. Food and Beverage (“F&B”) M&A continues to see strong activity. Q1 2016 had a transaction volume of 117 deals which is just under Q4 2015 record levels, 127 deals in Q4 2015. For YTD 2016, strategic buyers accounted for 90% of F&B M&A transactions. During 2015, strategic buyers accounted for 87% of the transactions. Many F&B categories continue …
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Industry Update: Packaging M&A – April, 2016

April, 2016. Packaging M&A continues to see strong activity with 2015 transaction volume of 65 deals. For the 2015 period, strategic buyers accounted for 80% of the packaging M&A transactions with financial buyers making up the difference. During 2014, strategic buyers accounted for approximately 72% of the transactions. Notable publicly announced recent transactions: – Novolex just announced the acquisition of …
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Industry Update: E-Commerce M&A – February, 2016

February, 2016 E-Commerce M&A continues to see strong activity. 2015 transaction volume of 369 deals is just below record 2014 levels.  During 2014, there were 375 transactions, an increase of over 12% from the prior year. For 2015, strategic buyers accounted for 81% of the e-commerce M&A transactions with financial buyers making up the difference.  During 2014, strategic buyers accounted …
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Industry Update: Food & Beverage M&A – January, 2016

January, 2016 Food and Beverage (“F&B”) M&A continues to see strong activity. 2015 had a transaction volume of 351 deals is above 2014 record levels, 333 deals in 2014. For 2015, strategic buyers accounted for 87% of F&B M&A transactions. During 2014, strategic buyers accounted for just over 91% of the transactions. F&B transaction valuation trends are near historical highs. …
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