Industry Update: Packaging M&A Update – November, 2018

November, 2018 For 2018 YTD, strategic buyers accounted for 84% 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: Pet M&A Update – November, 2018

November, 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: IT Services M&A Update – November, 2018

November, 2018 In 2018 YTD, strategic buyers accounted for 87% 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: – Canada Pension Plan Investment Board acquired GlobalLogic, Inc. for approximately $2.0 billion. – General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) acquired CSRA …
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Industry Update: Food and Beverage M&A Update – November, 2018

November, 2018 For 2017, total U.S. F&B announced transactions of 495 deals, exceeding 2016 levels of 380. 2018 YTD volume is at 368 transactions: less than the 447 transactions in the same period one year ago. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – ConAgra acquired Pinnacle Foods for an $10.9 billion. – Frito Lay acquired Bare Snacks for an …
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Industry Update: Consumer and Retail M&A Update – November, 2018

November, 2018 For 2018 YTD, strategic buyers accounted for 74% 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: – ARG Holdings acquired Sonic for $2.3 billion. – Vintage Investment Partners acquired Rent-A-Center for $1.3 billion. – Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp. acquired ILG Inc. for about …
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Industry Update: Automotive M&A Update – November, 2018

November, 2018 For 2018 YTD, strategic buyers accounted for 84% of Automotive M&A transactions. During 2017, strategic buyers accounted for 89% of the transactions. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AXL) acquired Metaldyne Performance Group Inc. for approximately $3.42 billion. – Winnebago Industries, Inc. acquired Grand Design RV for approximately $500 million. …
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Industry Update: Industrials & Manufacturing M&A Update – September, 2018

September, 2018 So far in 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 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 – September, 2018

September, 2018 In YTD 2018, strategic buyers accounted for 89% 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: IT Services M&A Update – September, 2018

September, 2018 In 2018 YTD, strategic buyers accounted for 89% 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: – Canada Pension Plan Investment Board acquired GlobalLogic, Inc. for approximately $2.0 billion. – General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) acquired CSRA …
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Industry Update: Technology & Software M&A Update – September, 2018

September, 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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