Industry Update: Automotive M&A Update – February, 2019

February, 2019 For 2018, strategic buyers accounted for 86% of Automotive M&A transactions. During 2017, strategic buyers accounted for 89% 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 Grand …
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Industry Update: Packaging M&A Update – February, 2019

February, 2019 For 2018, strategic buyers accounted for 88% 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: – Greif Packaging acquires Caraustar Industries for $1,800 million. – One Madison Corporation acquires Ranpak for $950 million. – Cascades …
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Industry Update: IT Services M&A Update – February, 2019

February, 2019 In 2018, strategic buyers accounted for 90% of the IT Services M&A transactions with financial buyers making up the difference; during 2017, strategic buyers accounted for approximately 90% of the transactions. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – Trive Captial acquires EarthLink Consumer Internet Business of Windstream Holdings for $330 million. – ConvergeOne acquires Venture Technologies for …
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Industry Update: Food & Beverage M&A Update – February, 2019

February, 2019 For 2018, total U.S. F&B announced transactions of 440, slightly less than 2017 levels of 453 deals. Both 2018 and 2017 exceeded 2016 levels of 453 deal. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – Virgo makes an investment in 80 Acres Farms (represented by Peakstone) for an undisclosed amount. – Fuji Oil Holdings acquires Bloomer Chocolate Company …
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Industry Update: Consumer and Retail M&A Update – February, 2019

February, 2019 For 2018, strategic buyers accounted for 69% of Consumer and Retail M&A transactions. During 2017, strategic buyers accounted for 65% 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 Partners …
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Industry Update: Warehousing, Transportation and Logistics M&A Update – November, 2018

November, 2018 For 2018 YTD, strategic buyers have accounted for 79% 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: – Odyssey acquires American Fast Freight for $465 million. – ATSG acquires Omni Air International for …
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Industry Update: Technology & Software M&A Update – November, 2018

November, 2018 In YTD 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: – Microsoft Corporation (Nasdaq: MSFT) acquired GitHub for approximately $7.50 billion. – Adobe Systems (Nasdaq: ADBE) acquired Magento for approximately $1.68 billion. – SalesForce (NYSE: CRM) acquired MuleSoft for approximately …
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Industry Update: Industrials & Manufacturing M&A Update – November, 2018

November, 2018 Through YTD 2018, strategic buyers accounted for 89% 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 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. – Aviall, …
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Industry Update: E-Commerce M&A Update – November, 2018

November, 2018 Through YTD 2018, strategic buyers accounted for 84% 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: – Direct Digital acquired Healthy Directions for approximately $71 million. – Albertsons Companies acquired Plated for approximately $300 million. – …
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Industry Update: Restaurant Industry Insight Spotlight on Fast Casual M&A Update – November, 2018

November, 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: – 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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