1. Deals Analysis
February 25, 2022

Consumer industry private equity deals total $1.3bn globally in January 2022

By Carmen

Total consumer industry private equity deals worth $1.3bn were announced globally in January 2022, with MBK Partners $947.79m private equity deal with Haichang Ocean Park Holdings being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 83.8% over the previous month of $8.27bn and a drop of 82.6% when compared with the last 12-month average, which stood at $7.68bn.

Comparing deals value in different regions of the globe, Asia-Pacific held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $1.12bn. At the country level, the China topped the list in terms of deal value at $947.79m.

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

The top country in terms of private equity deals activity in January 2022 was the US with 22 deals, followed by the UK with four and Israel with three.

In 2022, as of January, consumer private equity deals worth $1.34bn were announced globally, marking a decrease of 74.4% year on year.

consumer industry private equity deals in January 2022: Top deals

The top five consumer industry private equity deals accounted for 97.1% of the overall value during January 2022.

The combined value of the top five consumer private equity deals stood at $1.3bn, against the overall value of $1.3bn recorded for the month.

The top five consumer industry private equity deals of January 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) MBK Partners $947.79m private equity deal with Haichang Ocean Park Holdings

2) The $115m private equity of Harry’s by STORY3 Capital Partners

3) Quadria Capital Investment Management $90m private equity deal with Con Cung

4) The $84m private equity of We11done by Sequoia China Investment Management

5) Nomade Lido $62m private equity deal with Ferrado Lido

Verdict deals analysis methodology

This analysis considers only announced and completed 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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