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January 27, 2021updated 12 Feb 2021 7:32am

Consumer industry cross border private equity deals total $3.21bn globally in December 2020

Total consumer industry cross border private equity deals worth $3.21bn were announced globally in December 2020, with Apollo Global Management’ $3bn private equity deal being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 44.3% over the previous month of $5.76bn and a rise of 83.4% when compared with the last 12-month average, which stood at $1.75bn.

Comparing cross border deals value in different regions of the globe, North America held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $3.2bn. At the country level, the US topped the list in terms of deal value at $3.2bn.

In terms of volumes, Europe emerged as the top region for consumer industry cross border private equity deals globally, followed by North America and then Middle East and Africa.

The top country in terms of cross border private equity deals activity in December 2020 was the Italy with five deals, followed by the US with five and Spain with two.

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In 2020, as of December, consumer private equity deals worth $24.17bn were announced globally, marking a decrease of 19.6% year on year.

consumer industry cross border private equity deals in December 2020: Top deals

The top five consumer industry cross border private equity deals accounted for 100% of the overall value during December 2020.

The combined value of the top five consumer cross border private equity deals stood at $3.21bn, against the overall value of $3.21bn recorded for the month.

The top five consumer industry cross border private equity deals of December 2020 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Apollo Global Management’s $3bn private equity deal with Anheuser-Busch InBev

2) The $200m private equity deal with ZEVIA by Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec

3) Puma Private Equity’ $4.85m private equity deal with Ron Dorff

4) The $2m private equity deal with SuperMeat by Agronomics

5) Innovation Capital Fund’s private equity deal with Snack Art for $0.05m.

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