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Monthly Foodservice Deals Roundup - May 2012
Canadean Ltd, June 2012, Pages: 21
The report provides a review of M&A, capital-raising, partnering deals and agreements entered into by foodservice companies during May 2012.
Introduction and Landscape
Why was the report written?
Using this report, dealmakers will effectively gain an insight into deal activity during the month. Additionally, the report provides an overview of all the partnering, alliances, and M&A deals announced worldwide.
What makes this report unique and essential to read?
The Monthly Report provides the reader with the top-line data necessary to quickly keep abreast of deal activity in the foodservice market on a monthly basis.
Key Features and Benefits
The report provides detailed analysis on the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the foodservice industry in May 2012 compared to April, and the trailing twelve month (TTM) average. This provides an insight into the inorganic growth strategies of companies in the industry and competitor tracking.
The report provides detailed analysis on the private equity and venture capital activity in the foodservice industry in May 2012, compared with April, and the TTM average. This provides an insight into the investment activity in the industry by financial investors.
The report provides detailed analysis on capital raising activity, including equity and debt offerings, in the foodservice industry in May 2012 compared with April, and the TTM average. This provides an insight into the capital raising activity of companies in the industry, including fund raising trends from both equity and debt capital markets.
The report provides detailed analysis on strategic partnerships in the foodservice industry in May 2012 compared with April, and the TTM average. This provides an insight in to the strategic partnerships among companies in the industry, including joint ventures.
Several multibillion deals were recorded among the foodservice companies in May. The largest deal in the industry was recorded in the wholesaler and supplier channel with a deal value of US$5,600.0 million.
In May, the restaurant channel recorded 38 transactions, accounting for 30% of the month’s total deal activity. The May deal activity in the channel represented an increase of 31% over the previous month.
In May, the US recorded the highest number of deals in the foodservice sector, with eight of the top ten deals registered globally. The increase in financial deal activities was primarily driven by improvements in leading economic indicators.
Interestingly, an increasing number of PE/VC firms have entered into transactions with companies in the foodservices industry, with such transactions accounting for 17% of the month’s total deal activity.
Foodservice, mergers and acquisitions, strategic partnership, joint venture, equity offering, debt offering, private equity, venture capital, direct investment, institutional buy-out, management buy-out, deal value, deal volume, deal size, deal rational, active market, cross-border deal, planned/rumor deal, emerging market deal, geography, trailing twelve month, restaurants, pubs, clubs, bars, wholesaler and supplier, catering services, accommodation, leisure.
1.1-What is this Report About?
2.1-Restaurants Records One of the Highest Growth in Deals Volume Globally
2.2-Improving Economic Indicators in the US Fuelled Deal Activities in May
3.1-By Deal type
3.4-Deals in Active Markets
3.5-Deal Size Analysis
3.6-Deal Rationale Analysis