North America accounted for the largest share of M&A deals in Q4 2017

by Sameer Joshi or 20-Feb-2018

This report brings together multiple data sources to provide a comprehensive overview of the leading mergers & acquisitions, venture capital funding, and private equity deals in the global consumer packaged goods industry, predominantly focusing on four industries: beverages (includes both alcoholic beverages and non-alcoholic beverages), food, cosmetics & toiletries (C&T), and CPG others (includes baby care, household products, pet care, and tobacco & tobacco products). It includes analysis for mergers & acquisitions, venture capital funding, and private equity.


Key Trends in M&A Deals – Q4 2017

The food industry held a large share of M&A deals: Rising working-class population and increasing disposable incomes, in addition to an expanding middle-class population in emerging economies such as Chile, Colombia, China, India, and Vietnam, spurs growth in demand for convenient formats of food products. Building on this trend, global leaders in the food sector are looking to invest

APAC region recorded strong growth in M&A deals in Q4 2017: APAC accounted for 31.6% share of M&A deals in Q4 2017, a sharp rise from 10% in Q3 2017. This can be attributed to the strong growth in the region’s emerging economies, offering the consumer goods industry with potential goldmine of opportunities.