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Retail M&A Deals Unravel in the Wake of the Coronavirus Crisis

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We are seeing a slew of companies reassess M&A deals due to Covid-19 impacts on sellers’ revenues, cash flow and liquidity. We discuss the decline in global M&A transaction volumes and explore the recent breakdown of such deals in the context of the coronavirus crisis, between companies across a number of retail sectors:

  • Retail real estate—Simon Property Group and Taubman
  • Luxury—LVMH and Tiffany & Co.
  • Apparel—L Brands (Victoria’s Secret) and Sycamore
  • Grocery—Ahold Delhaize’s Stop & Shop and King Kullen Grocery

Click here to read Coresight Research’s ongoing coverage of the coronavirus pandemic, and visit our Coronavirus Tracker for more information on temporary store closures and key developments.

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