Buying companies will pass the M&A limit in October 2022 | So Good News
A total of $3.8bn of cross-border M&A transactions were announced globally in October 2022, led by China Resources Beer (Holdings) which acquired a $1.55bn 50% stake in Guizhou Jinsha Ancient Wine Industry, according to the GlobalData database.
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The price showed an increase of 12% over the previous month of $3.42bn and a decrease of 37.7% compared to the previous 12 months, which stood at $6.15bn.
When comparing the value of M&A transactions in different regions around the world, Asia-Pacific held the top position, with total deals announced during the period of $1.57bn. At the national level, China topped the list with a value of $1.55bn.
In terms of volume, Europe emerged as the largest region for cross-border M&A transactions globally, followed by North America and then Asia-Pacific.
The leading country in cross-border M&A activity in October 2022 was the US with six deals, followed by the UK with five and Germany with four.
In 2022, as of October, cross-border M&A transactions for buyers worth $56.07bn were announced worldwide, showing an annual increase of 24.8%.
Buying companies exceed M&A thresholds in October 2022: Top deals
The top five cross-border M&A transactions accounted for 97.7% of the total value in October 2022.
The combined value of the top five cross-border M&A deals reached $3.74bn, against a total value of $3.8bn recorded in the month.
The top five companies to cross the M&A threshold for October 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) China Resources Beer (Holdings) buys $1.55bn for 50% stake in Guizhou Jinsha Ancient Wine Industry
2) The $1.2bn acquisition of Gelnex Industria e Comercio and Darling Ingredients
3) Purchase of Lamb Weston Holdings for $686.16m for 50% of Lamb Weston Meijer VOF
4) Acquisition of $200m for 84% of Denali Ingredients and Orkla Food Ingredients
5) Marriott International has done a $100m deal with Hoteles City Express SAB de CV
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