1. Deals Analysis
July 21, 2021

Asia-Pacific’s consumer industry saw a rise of 1.03% in deal activity during June 2021

Asia-Pacific’s consumer industry saw a rise of 1.03% in deal activity during June 2021, when compared with the last 12-month average, led by Primavera Capital Group’s $2.2bn acquisition of Reckitt Benckiser Group, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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A total of 98 consumer industry deals worth $3.1bn were announced for the region in June 2021, against the 12-month average of 97 deals.

Of all the deal types, venture financing saw most activity in June 2021 with 61 transactions, representing a 62.2% share for the region.

In second place was M&A with 24 deals, followed by private equity deals with 13 transactions, respectively capturing a 24.5% and 13.3% share of the overall deal activity for the month.

In terms of value of deals, private equity was the leading category in Asia-Pacific’s consumer industry with $2.32bn, while M&A and venture financing deals totalled $407.87m and $371.5m, respectively.

Asia-Pacific consumer industry deals in June 2021: Top deals

The top five consumer deals accounted for 85.8% of the overall value during June 2021.

The combined value of the top five consumer deals stood at $2.66bn, against the overall value of $3.1bn recorded for the month.

The top five consumer industry deals of June 2021 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Primavera Capital Group’s $2.2bn private equity deal with Reckitt Benckiser Group

2) The $132.8m acquisition deal with Shanghai Jiulong Hotel by Beijing Jinhui Chuangling Technology

3) AustAsia Investment Holdings’ $123.4m acquisition of Falcon Dairy

4) The $107.55m acquisition of 71% stake in Xinhongye Foods by Fu Jian Anjoy Foods

5) Country Garden Venture Capital, Richu Capital and Suzhou Yuanyi Equity Investment Partnership’s venture financing of Baoshui Group for $93.74m.

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.