Total consumer industry cross border deals worth $3.8bn were announced globally for February 2022, with the $1.3bn private equity deal with Prince Hotels being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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The value marked an increase of 19.4% over the previous month of $3.19bn and a drop of 67.5% when compared with the last 12-month average of $11.72bn.
In terms of number of cross border deals, the sector saw a drop of 13.21% with 92 deals in February 2022 when compared to the last 12-month average of 106 deals.
In value terms, Asia-Pacific led the activity with cross border deals worth $2.32bn in February 2022.
consumer industry cross border deals in February 2022: Top deals
The top five cross border deals accounted for 82.7% of the overall value during February 2022.
The combined value of the top five cross border deals stood at $3.15bn, against the overall value of $3.8bn recorded for the month.
The top five consumer industry cross border deals of February 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) Reco Pine $1.3bn private equity deal with Prince Hotels
2) The $1bn acquisition of 40% stake in China Resources C’estbon Beverage (China) by Plateau Consumer
3) Allwyn Entertainment $372.2m acquisition deal with OPAP
4) The $248.67m acquisition of Shafer Vineyards by Shinsegae Property
5) Emart America $228.25m acquisition deal with SHINSEGAE FOOD
Verdict deals analysis methodology
This analysis considers only announced and completed cross border 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.