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August 4, 2021

Consumer industry cross border venture financing deals total $2.7bn globally in Q2 2021

Total consumer industry cross border venture financing deals worth $2.7bn were announced globally in Q2 2021, led by $650m venture financing of FlixMobility, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 42.3% over the previous quarter and a rise of 167% when compared with the last four-quarter average, which stood at $996.28m.

Comparing cross border deals value in different regions of the globe, Europe held the top position, with total announced deals worth $1.31bn in the period. At the country level, the Germany topped the list in terms of deal value at $752.68m.

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

The top country in terms of cross border venture financing deals activity in Q2 2021 was the US with 16 deals, followed by the UK with 13 and India with 12.

In 2021, at the end of , cross border venture financing deals worth $2.7bn were announced globally in consumer industry, marking an increase of 228.2% year on year.

Cross Border venture financing deals in consumer industry in Q2 2021: Top deals

The top five cross border venture financing deals in consumer industry accounted for 56.1% of the overall value during Q2 2021.

The combined value of the top five cross border venture financing deals stood at $1.49bn, against the overall value of $2.7bn recorded for the quarter.

The top five consumer industry cross border venture financing deals of Q2 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 $300m venture financing of Fiture by All-Stars Investment, BAI Capital, Black Ant Capital, C Capital, Coatue Management, CPEChina Fund, DST Global, Jinshajiang Venture Capital, Legend Capital, Sequoia Capital China, Tencent Holdings, Weilai Capital and Z1 Capital

3) 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’ $226m venture financing of Motif FoodWorks

4) The $176.9m venture financing of Cityneon by Doha Venture Capital, EDBI, Pavilion Capital, Ron Tan and Seatown Holdings International

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

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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