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Mergers and Acquisition in Consumer - Thematic Research

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  • 35 Pages
  • October 2020
  • Region: Global
  • GlobalData
  • ID: 5233864
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In this report, we analyze the themes driving M&A activity in the global consumer industry.

If you really want to understand the themes that drive an industry, just look at the mergers and acquisition (M&A) market.


  • The report analyses the importance of M&A as a theme on the consumer industry.
  • The report discusses key consumer M&A deals and identifies the underlying themes that led to those deals.
  • The report evaluates how COVID-19 is impacting deal activity across the consumer value chain.
  • The report also identifies potential acquisition targets encompassing key consumer themes and the thematic rationale behind those targets.

Reasons to Buy

  • To review the M&A activity of consumer companies between 2017 and Q1 2020.
  • To understand the major themes driving these M&A within the consumer industry.
  • To gauge the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on M&A activity in the consumer industry.
  • To identify potential M&A targets in consumer sector.

Table of Contents

Executive summary

Part 1: Thematic drivers of M&A strategy

Part 2: COVID-19 impact on the M&A market

Part 3: M&A activity in the consumer sector over the last three years

Part 4: Future acquisition targets in consumer sector

Part 5: Deal selection methodology

Part 6: Glossary

Part 7: Thematic research methodology