Update: Food and Beverage M&A Update – March, 2021

March, 2021 For 2021 YTD, strategic buyers accounted for 89% of Food and Beverage M&A transactions. During 2019, strategic buyers accounted for 91% of the transactions. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – Lindsay Goldberg LLC entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ARYZTA North America from ARYZTA AG (SWX:ARYN) for enterprise value of $850 million on March 12, …
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Update: Aerospace and Defense Industry M&A Update – November, 2020

November, 2020 Peakstone publishes Aerospace and Defense industry report.

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Update: Food and Beverage M&A Update – September, 2020

September, 2020 For 2020 YTD, strategic buyers accounted for 92% of Food and Beverage M&A transactions. During 2019, strategic buyers accounted for 87% of the transaction. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – Groupe Lactalis announced plans to acquire the Natural Cheese Business of Kraft Heinz Company for $3.2 billion. – Sazerac Company announced plans to acquire Paul Masson …
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Update: Restaurant Industry Insight Spotlight on Fast Casual M&A Update – September, 2020

September, 2020 For 2020, strategic buyers accounted for 90% of Restaurant M&A transactions. During 2019, strategic buyers accounted for 81% of the transaction. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – Fortress acquired Craft for $138 million. – Yum! Brands acquired Habit for $587 million. – ICV Partners acquired Diversified Restaurant Holdings for $181 million. – Spice Private Equity acquired …
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Update: Technology and Software M&A Update – September, 2020

September, 2020 For 2020 YTD, strategic buyers accounted for approximately 93% of Technology M&A transactions. During 2019, strategic buyers accounted for 92% of the transaction. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – AVEVA acquired OSI Soft for $5.0 billion. – Visa acquired Plaid for $4.9 billion. – Roper acquired iPipeline for $1.6 billion. – Salesforce acquired Tableu for $17.3 …
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Update: Industrials and Manufacturing M&A Update – September, 2020

September, 2020 For 2020 YTD, strategic buyers accounted for 89% of Industrials & Manufacturing M&A transactions. During 2019, strategic buyers accounted for 90% of the transactions. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – Amazon announced that it would acquire Zoox for $6.2 billion. – Builders FirstSource, Inc. entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire Building Materials Holding Corporation …
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Update: Warehousing, Transportation and Logistics M&A Update – September, 2020

September, 2020 For 2020 YTD, strategic buyers accounted for 89% of Warehousing, Transportation, and Logistics M&A transactions. During 2019, strategic buyers accounted for 87% of the transactions. Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – TFI International acquired DLS Worldwide Logistics for $225 million. – Dow Inc. sold significant assets of its Gulf Coast Marine and Terminal Operations to BlackRock …
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Update: Infrastructure M&A Update – September, 2020

September, 2020 Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions: – Aurora Capital Partners acquired Petroleum Services Corporation for $335 million. – 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 …
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Update: E-Commerce M&A Update – September, 2020

September, 2020 Through 2019 YTD, strategic buyers accounted for 84% 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: – Apollo acquired Shutterfly for approximately $2.9 billion. – Quarate Retail Group acquired HSN for approximately $1.8 billion. – Nutrisystem …
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Update: Automotive M&A Update – September, 2020

September, 2020 For 2019, 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 acquired …
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