Update: Food and Beverage M&A Update – August, 2019

August, 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: – KKR acquires Arnott’s Biscuit Holdings for $2.2 billion. – Mckee Foods acquires Prairie City Bakery for an undisclosed sum (represented by Peakstone). – Butterfly Enterprises acquires …
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Update: IT Services M&A Update – August, 2019

August, 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 Services acquires Worldpay for $43.6 billion. – Mastercard Incorporated acquires Trans-Fast Remittance for $450 million. …
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Update: Packaging M&A Update – August, 2019

For 2019 YTD, strategic buyers accounted for 95% of the Packaging M&A transactions while financial buyers made up the difference. During 2018, strategic buyers accounted for approximately 84% of the transactions. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – Cascades acquires certain assets of Orchids Paper for $216 million. – Warburg Pincus acquires Pregis Corporation for $1.3 billion. – Greif …
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Industry Update: Automotive M&A Update – August, 2019

August, 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: – Autokinition acquired Tower International for $1.2 billion. – Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc. acquired the electric vehicle systems division from AxleTech International Holdings for approximately $120 million. – Constellium …
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Industry Update: Warehousing, Transportation and Logistics M&A Update – August, 2019

August, 2019 For 2019 YTD, strategic buyers have accounted for 82% of Warehousing, Transportation and Logistics M&A transactions with financial buyers making up the difference. During 2018, strategic buyers accounted for approximately 81% of the transactions. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – Brookfield acquires Genesee & Wyoming for $6.4 billion. – Aurora Capital Partners acquired Petroleum Services Corporations …
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Industry Update: Pet M&A Update – August, 2019

August, 2019 In 2019 YTD, strategic buyers accounted for 82% of Pet M&A transactions while financial buyers making up the difference. During 2018, strategic buyers accounted for approximately 97% of the transactions. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – Sergeant’s acquired PetIQ for approximately $185 million. – Smucker’s acquired Ainsworth for approximately $1.9 billion. – Hines Resource Group acquired …
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Industry Update: Infrastructure M&A Update – June, 2019

June, 2019 Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – 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 acquired Long Beach Container Terminal for $1.8 billion. – J.P. Morgan …
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Industry Update: Restaurant Industry Insight Spotlight on Fast Casual M&A Update – June, 2019

June, 2019 For 2019 YTD, strategic buyers accounted for 35% of Restaurant M&A transactions. During 2018, strategic buyers accounted for 82% of the transactions. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – MTY Group acquired Papa Murphy’s for $184 million. – Durational Capital Partners and The Jordan Company acquired Bojangle’s for approximately $770 million. – Inspire Brands acquired Sonic for …
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Industry Update: Industrials and Manufacturing M&A Update – June, 2019

June, 2019 In 2019 YTD, strategic buyers accounted for 90% of Industrials and Manufacturing M&A transactions while financial buyers making up the difference. During 2018, strategic buyers accounted for approximately 88% of the transactions. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – Gardner Denver acquired industrial segment business of Ingersoll Rand for approximately $8.7 billion. – Health Equity acquired Wage Works for …
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Industry Update: E-Commerce M&A Update – June, 2019

June, 2019 Through 2019 YTD, strategic buyers accounted for 95% of the E-Commerce M&A transactions while financial buyers making up the difference. During 2018, strategic buyers accounted for approximately 88% of the transactions. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – World Group acquired Original Stitch for approximately $22 billion. – Quarate Retail Group acquired HSN for approximately $1.8 billion. …
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