Favourable trends continue to drive substantial growth in the sporting goods retailing sector and foster M&A transactions
This report on the sporting goods retail sector, issued by Capitalmind in June 2015, outlines the key market trends and outlook and analyses the M&A activity over the last 18 months.
Key observations from our research:
– The sporting goods retail market is a growing market and continues to outperform the global economy
– Cross-canal strategies develop to follow the evolutions of customers’ lifestyle
– E-Commerce has stimulated the M&A activity and participates in the rise of valuations which stand on average at 11x EBITDA in our sample