Total consumer industry private equity deals worth $2.37bn were announced globally in January 2021, with The Blackstone Group’ $1.23bn private equity deal being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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The value marked an increase of 104.3% over the previous month of $1.16bn and a drop of 21.8% when compared with the last 12-month average, which stood at $3.03bn.
Comparing deals value in different regions of the globe, Europe held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $1.28bn. At the country level, the UK topped the list in terms of deal value at $1.28bn.
In terms of volumes, North America emerged as the top region for consumer industry private equity deals globally, followed by Europe and then Asia-Pacific.
The top country in terms of private equity deals activity in January 2021 was the US with 19 deals, followed by the UK with seven and France with four.
In 2021, as of January, consumer private equity deals worth $2.37bn were announced globally, marking a decrease of 301.2% year on year.
consumer industry private equity deals in January 2021: Top deals
The top five consumer industry private equity deals accounted for 98.3% of the overall value during January 2021.
The combined value of the top five consumer private equity deals stood at $2.33bn, against the overall value of $2.37bn recorded for the month.
The top five consumer industry private equity deals of January 2021 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) The Blackstone Group’s $1.23bn private equity deal with Bourne Leisure
3) Element Partners’ $78.25m private equity deal with Allied Esports Entertainment
5) Elaghmore Fund 1A’s private equity deal with Orchard House Foods for $34.16m.