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July 20, 2021

Consumer industry cross border venture financing deals total $1.5bn globally in June 2021

The $650m venture financing of FlixMobility was the consumer industry’s top cross border venture financing deal as total deals worth $1.5bn were announced globally in June 2021, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 289.4% over the previous month of $372.33m and a rise of 252.6% when compared with the last 12-month average, which stood at $411.2m.

Comparing cross border venture financing deals value in different regions of the globe, Europe held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $893.7m. At the country level, the Germany topped the list in terms of deal value at $745.23m.

In terms of volumes, Europe emerged as the top region for consumer industry cross border venture financing deals globally, followed by North America and then Asia-Pacific.

The top country in terms of cross border venture financing deals activity in June 2021 was the US with nine deals, followed by the UK with six and China with four.

In 2021, as of June, consumer cross border venture financing deals worth $4.53bn were announced globally, marking an increase of 228.2% year on year.

consumer industry cross border venture financing deals in June 2021: Top deals

The top five consumer industry cross border venture financing deals accounted for 79.9% of the overall value during June 2021.

The combined value of the top five consumer cross border venture financing deals stood at $1.16bn, against the overall value of $1.5bn recorded for the month.

The top five consumer industry cross border venture financing deals of June 2021 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Baillie Gifford, BlackRock, Canyon Partners, General Atlantic, HV Capital Adviser, Permira Holdings, Silver Lake Partners and TCMI’s $650m venture financing of FlixMobility

2) The $226m venture financing of Motif FoodWorks by Alpha Impact Investment Management Partners, BlackRock Investments, Breakthrough Energy Ventures, CPT Capital, General Atlantic, Louis DreyfusLLC, Rage Capital, Rellevant Partners, Rethink Food NYC, Teachers Innovation Platform, Viking Global Investors and Wittington Ventures

3) Canary Fund – Brazil, Globo Ventures, Iporanga Ventures, Lightrock, Monashees, SoftBank and Valor Capital Group’ $138.61m venture financing of BUSER BRASIL TECNOLOGIA

4) The $95.23m venture financing of Urban Sports by Claret Capital Partners, HV Capital Adviser, INKEF Capital, Partech Partners, Rocket Internet, RTP Global – UK and SevenGrowth

5) AXA Impact Fund Climate and Biodiversity1, CPT Capital, HAL Investments, Nutreco, Olympic Investments, Scottish Enterprise and Tailored Solutions’ venture financing of 3F Bio for $50.03m.

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.

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