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Consumer products deals quarterly, April - June 2011 - Volume rebounds but total and average deal value decline - EY - Global

Consumer products deals quarterly, April - June 2011

Volume rebounds but total and average deal value decline

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There were 323 deals in Q2 11, a 29% increase from the 250 deals in Q1 11.

Deal volumes increased by 29% (73 deals) between Q1 11 and Q2 11 with the HPC (household and personal care) sector recording the largest percentage increase (104%). Total deal values, however, declined by 46% and the average deal size declined by over 50%.

There were 323 deals in Q2 11, a 29% increase from the 250 deals in Q1 11. The four-period long-term moving average, which smooths out the sharp drop in first quarter 2011 volume, showed a more modest 7% increase (19 deals).

Deal volumes Q1 08 to Q2 11


Deal volumes Q1 08 to Q2 11

Source: EY’s analysis of FactSet Mergerstat data from Q1 08 to Q2 11.

*LTM = Last twelve months

Pick up in activity not matched by value

Total disclosed deal value decreased by 46% from $22.4b in Q1 11 to $12.1b in Q2 11. The average transaction value for disclosed deals decreased from $213m in Q1 11 to $104m in Q2 11. Only two deals had a value greater than $1b in Q2 11, compared with six deals in Q1 11. There were no mega-deals (with a value > $5b) in the quarter.

Deal values Q1 08 to Q2 11


Deal values Q1 08 to Q2 11

Source: EY’s analysis of FactSet Mergerstat data from Q1 08 to Q2 11.

*LTM = Last twelve months



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