Asia-Pacific’s consumer industry saw a rise of 20.20% in deal activity during August 2021, when compared with the last 12-month average, led by JBS’s $402m acquisition of Huon Aquaculture Group, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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A total of 119 consumer industry deals worth $2.2bn were announced for the region in August 2021, against the 12-month average of 99 deals.
Of all the deal types, venture financing saw most activity in August 2021 with 77 transactions, representing a 64.7% share for the region.
In second place was M&A with 38 deals, followed by private equity deals with four transactions, respectively capturing a 31.9% and 3.4% 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 $1.64bn, followed by venture financing deals totalled $530.86m.
Asia-Pacific consumer industry deals in August 2021: Top deals
The top five consumer deals accounted for 57.04% of the overall value during August 2021.
The combined value of the top five consumer deals stood at $1.24bn, against the overall value of $2.2bn recorded for the month.
The top five consumer industry deals of August 2021 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) JBS $402m acquisition deal with Huon Aquaculture Group
2) The $266.16m acquisition of 7% stake in HengTen Networks Group by Water Lily Investment
3) CCI International Holland $252.28m acquisition deal for 57.1% stake in Coca-Cola Bottlers Uzbekistan
4) The $231.53m acquisition of 22.99% stake in Guangdong Homa Appliances by TCL Home Appliances Group
5) BWX $89m acquisition deal of 50.1% stake in Go-To Skincare
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.