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January Monthly Deals Roundup - Retail

21 Pages Canadean Ltd February 21, 2012 SKU: CANL6820838

  • The report gives a snapshot of the deal activity trends in the retail industry in January 2012
  • The report provides an overview of the deal activity across various deal types in the month of January 2012 in terms of deal type, segment and region.
  • The report provides data on deal activity across various segments in the retail industry in the month of January 2012, in terms of deal size.
  • The report gives an insight into the rationale for deal making during January 2012.
  • The report details the main deals reported in January 2012.

This monthly report provides the reader with the top-line data necessary to quickly keep abreast of the deal activity in the retail market on a monthly basis.


The ‘January Monthly Deals Roundup - Retail’ report provides a review and understanding of mergers and acquisitions (M&A), capital-raising, partnering deals and agreements entered into by retail companies during January 2012.

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Using this report, dealmakers will effectively and efficiently gain an insight into the deal activity throughout the month. The report provides an overview of all the partnering, alliances and M&A deals announced worldwide.

Key Highlights
  • Deal volume in the global retail industry declined marginally by 3% in January 2012.
  • In value terms, deal activity declined by 13% in January 2012, falling from US$6.4 billion in December 2011 to US$5.6 billion.
  • In January 2012, the specialist retailers channel represented 68% of total deal activity.
  • In January 2012, the specialist retailers channel accounted for 71% of the total deal value.
  • The North American region dominated in terms of deal volume, representing 59% of the total deal activity recorded in January 2012.
  • The North America region accounted for 61% of the overall retail deal value recorded in January 2012.
  • A total of 57% of the 30 transactions with disclosed deal values were below US$100 million in January 2012.
  • In January 2012, deals in the retail industry were primarily undertaken with the objective of business expansion through inorganic growth.

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January Monthly Deals Roundup - Retail

Canadean Ltd
February 21, 2012

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