Total packaging industry deals for June 2019 worth $587.2m were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 56% over the previous month and a drop of 84.9% when compared with the last 12-month average of $3.88bn.

In terms of number of deals, the sector saw a drop of 24.1% over the last 12-month average with 22 deals against the average of 29 deals.

In value terms, Europe led the activity with deals worth $439.27m.

Packaging industry deals in June 2019: Top deals

The top five packaging deals accounted for 96.3% of the overall value during June 2019.

The combined value of the top five packaging deals stood at $565.47m, against the overall value of $587.2m recorded for the month. The top announced packaging deal tracked by GlobalData in June 2019 was Kohlberg & LLC’s $394m private equity deal with Amcor .

In second place was the $77m private equity deal with Duraco Specialty Tapes by OpenGate Capital and in third place was Hebei Baoding Dongfang Paper Milling Limited’s $46.49m acquisition of Hebei Tengsheng Paper .

The $33.98m private equity deal with Grigeo investiciju valdymas, UAB by BSGF Salvus and Softys Arequipa’s acquisition of Papelera Panamericana for $14m held fourth and fifth positions, respectively.

Verdict deals analysis methodology

This analysis considers only announced and completed deals from the GlobalData financial deals database and excludes all terminated and rumoured deals. Country and industry are defined according to the headquarters and dominant industry of the target firm. The term ‘acquisition’ refers to both completed deals and those in the bidding stage.

GlobalData tracks real-time data concerning all merger and acquisition, private equity/venture capital and asset transaction activity around the world from thousands of company websites and other reliable sources.

More in-depth reports and analysis on all reported deals are available for subscribers to GlobalData’s deals database.