1. Deals Analysis
October 26, 2021

Asia-Pacific’s consumer industry saw a rise of 10.68% in deal activity during September 2021

Asia-Pacific’s consumer industry saw a rise of 10.68% in deal activity during September 2021, when compared with the last 12-month average, led by FountainVest Partners $1.05bn private equity deal with Ziwi Pets, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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A total of 114 consumer industry deals worth $3.6bn were announced for the region in September 2021, against the 12-month average of 103 deals.

Of all the deal types, venture financing saw most activity in September 2021 with 71 transactions, representing a 62.3% share for the region.

In second place was M&A with 34 deals, followed by private equity deals with nine transactions, respectively capturing a 29.8% and 7.9% 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 $1.67bn, while venture financing and M&A deals totalled $982.54m and $973.13m, respectively.

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

The top five consumer deals accounted for 62.9% of the overall value during September 2021.

The combined value of the top five consumer deals stood at $2.28bn, against the overall value of $3.6bn recorded for the month.

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

1) FountainVest Partners $1.05bn private equity deal with Ziwi Pets

2) The $597.08m private equity of Eureka Forbes by Advent International

3) Lion $368.73m acquisition deal with Fermentum

4) The $153m acquisition of 38.4% stake in COSRX by Amorepacific

5) Jiangsu Wuzhong Medical Development $108.36m acquisition deal with Shanghai Vina Cosmetics

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.