M&A August 2019

In August 2019, 16 transactions were announced in Mexico, remaining the same as of July of the on going year. In this period, the total reported deal value was US$919.0 million. On the other hand, the volume and value of the announced transactions accumulated to August 2019 were 112 and US$6,464.2 million respectively, representing a decrease in volumen of 27.3% and an increase in value of 7.0% compared to the same period last year.

 

Through out August 1 acquisition outside of Mexico was made, with a reported value of US$140.9 million. August year to date volume of announced transactions was 28 with a combined reported value of US$1,718.8 million, representing a decrease in value of 46.9% and same number of transactionscomparedtothesameperiodlastyear.

Both, the Industrial and Real Estate sectors lead M&A activity in Mexico during 2019 with 16 announced transactions, representing 28.5% out of the total volume. Meanwhile, the consumer goods sector leads the total of acquisitions of Mexican companies abroad with 8 announced transactions.