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