Industry Update: Consumer and Retail M&A Update – June, 2019

June, 2019 For 2019 YTD, strategic buyers accounted for 65% of Consumer and Retail M&A transactions. During 2018, strategic buyers accounted for 69% of the transactions. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – Tivity Health acquired Nutrisystem for $1.4 billion. – Platinum Equity acquired Jostens for $1.3 billion. – ARG Holdings acquired Sonic for $2.3 billion. – Vintage Investment …
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Industry Update: Automotive M&A Update – June, 2019

June, 2019 For 2019 YTD, strategic buyers accounted for 87% of Automotive M&A transactions. During 2018, strategic buyers accounted for 86% of the transactions. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – Constellium acquired UACJ for $140 million. – American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AXL) acquired Metaldyne Performance Group Inc. for approximately $3.42 billion. – Winnebago Industries, Inc. acquired …
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Industry Update: IT Services M&A Update – June, 2019

June, 2019 In 2019 YTD, strategic buyers accounted for 100% of IT Services M&A activity; during 2018, strategic buyers accounted for approximately 90% of the transactions. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – Intercontinental Exchange acquires Simplifile for $335 million. – Fidelity National Information Systems acquires Worldplay (NYSE: WP) for $43.6 billion. – Mastercard Incorporated acquires Trans-Fast Remittance for …
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Industry Update: Food and Beverage M&A Update – June, 2019

June, 2019 For 2019 YTD, strategic buyers accounted for 86% of Food and Beverage M&A transactions. During 2018, strategic buyers accounted for 91% of the transactions. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – McKee acquires Prairie City Bakery (represented by The Peakstone Group) for an undisclosed amount. – Ferrero acquires Kellogg’s cookie and fruit business for $1.3 billon. – …
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Industry Update: Restaurant Industry Insight Spotlight on Fast Casual M&A Update – February, 2019

February, 2019 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: – Durational Capital Partners and The Jordan Company acquired Bojangle’s for approximately $770 million. – Inspire Brands acquired Sonic for approximately $2.3 billion. – Del Frisco’s acquired Barteca for approximately $330 million. …
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Industry Update: E-Commerce M&A Update – February, 2019

February, 2019 Through 2018, strategic buyers accounted for 88% of the E-Commerce 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: – Nutrisystem acquired Trivity Health for approximately $1.4 billion. – Quarate Retail Group acquired HSN for approximately $1.8 billion. – Hangzhou …
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Industry Update: Warehousing, Transportation and Logistics M&A Update – February, 2019

February, 2019 For 2018, strategic buyers have accounted for 81% 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: – Variant Equity acquires Coach USA for $270 million. – Odyssey acquires American Fast Freight for $465 …
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Industry Update: Pet M&A Update – February, 2019

February, 2019 In 2018, strategic buyers accounted for 96% of the Pet M&A transactions with financial buyers making up the difference; during 2017, strategic buyers accounted for approximately 93% of the transaction. 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. – General …
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Industry Update: Technology and Software M&A Update – February, 2019

February, 2019 In 2018, Technology and Software transactions value has been higher than 2017 and traded at lower multiples compared to 2017. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – SAP acquired Qualtrics for $8.0 billion. – IBM acquired redhat for $35.6 blillion. – Adobe Systems (Nasdaq: ADBE) acquired Magento for approximately $1.7 billion. – SalesForce (NYSE: CRM) acquired MuleSoft …
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Industry Update: Industrials and Manufacturing M&A Update – February, 2019

February, 2019 Through 2018, strategic buyers accounted for 88% of the Industrials and Manufacturing M&A transactions with financial buyers making up the difference; during 2017, strategic buyers accounted for approximately 90% of the transaction. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – Greif Packaging acquired Caraustar for approximately $1.8 billion. – DWABTEC (NYSE: WAB) acquired a division of General Electric (NYSE: …
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