Total consumer industry Cross Border venture financing deals worth $1.84bn were announced globally in Q1 2021, led by $300m venture financing of Guoquan Shihui , according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 150.4% over the previous quarter and a rise of 147.3% when compared with the last four-quarter average, which stood at $744.18m.

Comparing cross border deals value in different regions of the globe, Asia-Pacific held the top position, with total announced deals worth $758.75m in the period. At the country level, the US topped the list in terms of deal value at $718.9m.

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

The top country in terms of cross border venture financing deals activity in Q1 2021 was the US with 15 deals, followed by India with ten and the UK with eight.

In 2021, at the end of , cross border venture financing deals worth $1.84bn were announced globally in consumer industry, marking a decrease of 114% year on year.

Cross Border venture financing deals in consumer industry in Q1 2021: Top deals

The top five cross border venture financing deals in consumer industry accounted for 57.4% of the overall value during Q1 2021.

The combined value of the top five cross border venture financing deals stood at $1.06bn, against the overall value of $1.84bn recorded for the quarter.

The top five consumer industry cross border venture financing deals of Q1 2021 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) CMB International Securities and Tiantu Investments ‘ $300m venture financing of Guoquan Shihui

2) The $200m venture financing of Klook Travel Technology by Aspex Management , Boyu Capital Consultancy , Matrix Partners China, Sequoia Capital China and SoftBank Vision Fund 1

3) Charlesbank Capital Partners , Qatar Investment Authority and Vulcan Capital Management ’s $200m venture financing of Eat JUST

4) The $200m venture financing of Livekindly by Rabo Corporate Investments , S2G Ventures and The Rise Fund

5) Bain Capital and Macquarie Capital (Europe)’ venture financing of Harry’s for $155m.