Analysis of the key themes driving M&A activity reveals that sensory & indulgence accounted for 4 consumer goods deals announced in Q1 2024, worth a total value of $7.5m. The $7.5m acquisition of Organic Pet by Pet MD Brands was the industry’s largest disclosed deal. GlobalData’s Consumer Goods Industry Mergers and Acquisitions Deals by Top Themes in Q1 2024 report offers critical insights into the M&A activity in the industry and the key themes driving the top deals. Buy the report here.

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In value terms, sensory & indulgence-related deal activity decreased by 72% in Q1 2024 compared with the previous quarter’s total of $27.1m and fell by 99% as compared to Q1 2023. Related deal volume decreased by 64% in Q1 2024 versus the previous quarter and was 69% lower than in Q1 2023.

The top-ranked financial advisors supporting these M&A deals in Q1 2024 were FORVIS; G2 Capital Advisors; WBC Holdings with 1, 1, 1 deals respectively.

The top-ranked legal advisors supporting these M&A deals in Q1 2024 were Kirkland & Ellis; Campolo, Middleton & McCormick; Finn Dixon & Herling with 2, 1, 1 deals respectively.

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This content was updated on 23 April 2024

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GlobalData’s Deals Database tracks global deal activity, including mergers, acquisitions, capital raising, strategic alliances, and licensing agreements. Proprietary analysis is used to group deals into key thematic areas and granular sectors across the world’s largest industries.

This analysis considers only announced and completed deals from the GlobalData financial deals database and excludes all terminated and rumoured deals. Deal type includes Acquisition, Asset transactions and Mergers.