Asia-Pacific’s consumer industry saw a drop of 25.64% in deal activity during April 2022, when compared with the last 12-month average, led by TKTR Investment’s $176m acquisition of Fortress State International, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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A total of 87 consumer industry deals worth $667.7m were announced for the region in April 2022, against the 12-month average of 117 deals.

Of all the deal types, venture financing saw most activity in April 2022 with 53 transactions, representing a 60.9% share for the region.

In second place was M&A with 30 deals, followed by private equity deals with four transactions, respectively capturing a 34.5% and 4.6% share of the overall deal activity for the month.

In terms of value of deals, M&A was the leading category in Asia-Pacific’s consumer industry with $417.05m, while venture financing and private equity deals totalled $189.93m and $60.75m, respectively.

Asia-Pacific consumer industry deals in April 2022: Top deals

The top five consumer deals accounted for 64.3% of the overall value during April 2022.

The combined value of the top five consumer deals stood at $429.48m, against the overall value of $667.7m recorded for the month.

The top five consumer industry deals of April 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) TKTR Investment $176m acquisition deal with Fortress State International

2) The $81.6m acquisition of Mebius Pharmaceutical by INSTYLE

3) Hahn & $60.75m private equity deal for 95% stake in MyChef

4) The $56.13m acquisition of 80% stake in CAPE EXIM and Octopus Distribution Networks by Ascent Bridge

5) Accel,Alteria Capital Advisors,Genesis Alternative Ventures,Jungle Ventures and Venturi Partners $55m venture financing deal with Believe