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Deal Trends in the Automotive Industry

Just Auto’s deals dashboard tracks deal trends in the Automotive industry. The dashboard provides an extensive analysis by capturing trends in terms of deal types, geographies, industry players, advisory firms, and the number of deals and their value.

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Just Auto’s deals dashboard tracks deal trends in the Automotive industry.

Automotive industry deal activity by deal type - volume (Last 12 months)

The deals dashboard provides an insightful and thorough overview of deal activity in terms of deal types and the number of deals in the global Automotive industry over the last 12 months. It covers mergers and acquisitions (M&As), private equity and venture financing deal types

Automotive industry deal activity by deal type - value (Last 12 months)

Just Auto’s deals dashboard offers an analysis on deal activity in the global Automotive industry in terms of deal type and value. Deal types encompassing M&As, private equity and venture financing are tracked over the last 12 months.

Mergers and acquisitions in the Automotive industry

Just Auto provides an overview of M&A deal activity in the Automotive industry. Besides M&A deals, the dashboard tracks the leading M&A financial and legal advisors, and M&A deal activity by theme.

Automotive industry M&A deal activity by region (Last 12 months)

Just Auto’s deals dashboard tracks M&A transactions recorded in the Automotive industry in different regions in the last 12-month period.

Largest M&A deals in the Automotive industry

The following table lists details of the largest merger and acquisition deals in terms of value in the global Automotive industry.

Acquirer Target Deal Date Value (US$m)
Faurecia HELLA GmbH 14 Aug 2021 6,235.5
Entegris CMC Materials 15 Dec 2021 5,700.0
SSW Partners Veoneer 04 Oct 2021 4,600.0
Asbury Automotive Group Total Care Auto 29 Sep 2021 3,400.0
Deutsche Telekom T-Mobile US 13 Apr 2022 2,400.0
Carvana KAR Auction Services-Adesa US Physical Auction Busines 24 Feb 2022 2,200.0
General Motors GM Cruise 18 Mar 2022 2,100.0
D'Ieteren Parts Holding Europe 14 Feb 2022 1,928.8
Luxshare Precision Industry Chery Holding Group 11 Feb 2022 1,580.2
Undisclosed BYD 06 Sep 2021 1,285.9
Source: GlobalData Deals database

M&A deals advisor rankings in the Automotive industry (2021 vs. 2020)

Just Auto’s deals dashboard reveals top financial and legal advisors to M&A deals by both deal value and volume in the global Automotive industry during 2020 and 2021.

M&A financial advisor rankings in the Automotive industry

Just Auto compares rankings of leading financial advisors to M&A transactions in terms of deal value and volume between 2020 and 2021.

Advisor Name 2021 Rank 2020 Rank
Bank of America 1 3
Morgan Stanley 2 4
Evercore 3 14
The Goldman Sachs Group 4 2
JPMorgan Chase 5 24
Rothschild 6 7
Citigroup 7 9
J.P. Morgan Securities 8 11
UBS Group 9 40
Guggenheim Partners 10 17
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Just Auto compares rankings of leading financial advisors to M&A transactions in terms of deal value and volume between 2020 and 2021.

Advisor Name 2021 Rank 2020 Rank
Bank of America 1 3
Rothschild 2 8
KPMG International Coop 3 11
The Goldman Sachs Group 4 1
JPMorgan Chase 5 17
Evercore 6 12
Morgan Stanley 7 13
Houlihan Lokey 8 9
J.P. Morgan Securities 9 18
Baird Financial Group 10 4
Source: GlobalData Deals database

M&A legal advisor rankings in the Automotive industry

Just Auto compares rankings of leading legal advisors to M&A transactions in terms of deal value and volume between 2020 and 2021.

Advisor Name 2021 Rank 2020 Rank
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates 1 5
Sullivan & Cromwell 2 2
Jones Day 3 21
Davis Polk & Wardwell 4 4
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer 5 3
White & Case 6 27
Hogan Lovells International 7 36
Herbert Smith Freehills 8 30
Cooley 9 16
Dentons UK and Middle East 10 32
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Just Auto compares rankings of leading legal advisors to M&A transactions in terms of deal value and volume between 2020 and 2021.

Advisor Name 2021 Rank 2020 Rank
Baker & McKenzie 1 2
Kirkland & Ellis 2 3
CMS Legal Services EEIG 3 15
Jones Day 4 8
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates 5 9
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer 6 1
Sullivan & Cromwell 7 5
Dentons UK and Middle East 8 28
White & Case 9 29
Cooley 10 16
Source: GlobalData Deals database

M&A deal activity by theme in the Automotive industry: Last 12 months (by volume)

Just Auto tracks the number of M&A deals by theme in the Automotive industry. The following chart lists top ten themes that hold the most number of deals.

Private equity deals in the Automotive industry

Just Auto’s deals dashboard provides information on private equity deals data, including deals by region, top legal and financial advisors, and top deals by theme.

Private equity deal activity in the Automotive industry by region (Last 12 months)

Just Auto tracks private equity deal activity in different regions of the globe over the last 12 months.

Top private equity deals in the Automotive industry

The following table lists details of the largest private equity deals by value in the global Automotive industry.

Investor Target Deal Date Value (US$m)
Apollo Funds Tenneco 23 Feb 2022 7,100.0
Sprint BidCo Accell Group 24 Jan 2022 2,007.2
SoftBank Vision Fund GM Cruise 01 Feb 2022 1,350.0
Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund RoadChef Motorways 03 Mar 2022 1,200.3
STIC Special Situation Fund II ILJIN Materials 30 Nov 2021 843.1
BlackRock IONITY 24 Nov 2021 787.3
The Carlyle Group Schaltbau Holding 07 Aug 2021 558.0
TPG Rise Climate Tata Passenger Electric Mobility 30 Mar 2022 495.4
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Top private equity investors in the Automotive industry (last 12 months)

Just Auto’s deals dashboard tracks top private equity investors in the Automotive industry over the last 12 months.

Investor Name Value (US$m) No of Deals
Mutares N/A 3
KKR 2,007.2 2
BlackRock 877.3 2
Clearlake Capital Group N/A 2
ADQ 995.3 1
Apollo Global Management 150.0 1
ATAR Capital N/A 1
ActiveCap N/A 1
Alinda Capital Partners N/A 1
Mill Point Capital N/A 1
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Private equity deals advisors in the Automotive industry (2021 vs. 2020)

Just Auto monitors financial and legal advisors to private equity deals by value and volume in the global Automotive industry during 2020 and 2021.

Private equity financial advisor rankings in the Automotive industry

Just Auto’s deals dashboard compares ranking of leading financial advisors to private equity transactions in terms of value and volume between 2020 and 2021.

Advisor Name 2021 Rank 2020 Rank
Jefferies 1 20
J.P. Morgan Securities 2 19
Credit Suisse Group 3 4
Morgan Stanley 4 5
Bank of America 5 21
BNP Paribas 6 14
Lazard 7 13
Clearwater International 8 25
Houlihan Lokey 9 11
Harris Williams 10 17
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Just Auto’s deals dashboard compares ranking of leading financial advisors to private equity transactions in terms of value and volume between 2020 and 2021.

Advisor Name 2021 Rank 2020 Rank
Houlihan Lokey 1 1
Lazard 2 5
Stifel Financial 3 12
Harris Williams 4 2
PricewaterhouseCoopers International 5 6
J.P. Morgan Securities 6 13
Jefferies 7 14
UBS Group 8 15
Bank of America 9 22
Credit Suisse Group 10 23
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Private equity legal advisor rankings in the Automotive industry

Just Auto compares ranking of leading legal advisors to private equity transactions in terms of value and volume between 2020 and 2021.

Advisor Name 2021 Rank 2020 Rank
Ropes & Gray 1 6
Kirkland & Ellis 2 3
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison 3 21
Weil, Gotshal & Manges 4 7
Latham & Watkins 5 4
Davis Polk & Wardwell 6 2
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher 7 20
Willkie Farr & Gallagher 8 12
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg 9 28
DLA Piper 10 23
Source: GlobalData Deals database

The deals dashboard compares ranking of leading legal advisors to private equity transactions in terms of value and volume between 2020 and 2021.

Advisor Name 2021 Rank 2020 Rank
Kirkland & Ellis 1 1
Latham & Watkins 2 6
Ropes & Gray 3 2
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher 4 7
Baker & McKenzie 5 4
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison 6 8
Winston & Strawn 7 9
CMS Legal Services EEIG 8 10
Weil, Gotshal & Manges 9 11
Simmons & Simmons 10 27
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Private equity deals by theme in the Automotive industry: Last 12 months (by volume)

Just Auto tracks the number of private equity deals by theme in the Automotive industry. The following chart lists top ten themes that hold the most number of deals in the last 12 months.

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Venture financing deals in the Automotive industry

Just Auto provides an overview of venture financing deal activity in the Automotive industry around the globe, including deals by region, top venture financing deals and capital investors.

Venture financing deal activity in the Automotive industry by region (Last 12 months)

Just Auto tracks venture financing deals recorded in the Automotive industry in different regions of the globe in the last 12-month period.

Top ten venture financing deals in the Automotive industry

The following table lists the top ten venture financing deals by value in the global Automotive industry.

Investor Target Deal Date Value (US$m)
Cathay Capital GTA Semiconductor 30 Nov 2021 1,260.0
Hans Laser Technology SVOLT Energy Technology Europe 13 Dec 2021 941.7
Undisclosed Changan New Energy Automobile 25 Jan 2022 785.7
Fidelity Management Research Bolt Technology 11 Jan 2022 711.4
Tiger Global Management Uvi Tech Sapi De Cv 22 Sep 2021 700.0
Undisclosed Zhejiang Zero Run Technology 18 Aug 2021 693.0
Tiger Global Management Nuro 02 Nov 2021 600.0
SoftBank Vision Fund Rimac Automobili 01 Jun 2022 536.0
Sequoia China Fund Xiaopeng Huitian 19 Oct 2021 500.0
Undisclosed Momenta.ai 04 Nov 2021 500.0
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Top venture capital investors in the Automotive industry (Last 12 months)

Just Auto’s deals dashboard tracks top venture capital investors in the Automotive industry over the last 12 months.

Investor Name Value (US$m) No of Deals
IDG Capital 2,645.6 10
Tiger Global Management 1,757.1 7
NIO Capital 336.0 6
BMW i Ventures 272.7 6
Venture Catalysts Private 22.0 6
Coatue Management 1,070.0 5
Hillhouse Ventures 578.4 5
General Catalyst Partners 1,052.1 4
Andreessen Horowitz 205.0 4
Lightspeed China Partners 85.5 4
Source: GlobalData Deals database

Venture financing deal activity by theme in the Automotive industry: Last 12 months (by volume)

Just Auto tracks the number of venture financing deals by theme in the global Automotive industry. The following chart lists top ten themes that hold the most number of deals in the last 12 months.

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