Total Consumer industry private equity deals worth $2.5bn were announced globally in April 2022, with Advent International’ $1.1bn private equity deal with Irca being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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The value marked a decrease of 62.4% over the previous month of $6.52bn and a drop of 63.3% when compared with the last 12-month average, which stood at $6.68bn.
Comparing deals value in different regions of the globe, Europe held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $2.04bn. At the country level, the Italy topped the list in terms of deal value at $1.1bn.
In terms of volumes, Europe emerged as the top region for Consumer industry private equity deals globally, followed by North America and then Asia-Pacific.
The top country in terms of private equity deals activity in April 2022 was the US with 13 deals, followed by the Spain with four and the UK with four.
In 2022, as of April, Consumer private equity deals worth $18.63bn were announced globally, marking a decrease of 55.9% year on year.
Consumer industry private equity deals in April 2022: Top deals
The top five Consumer industry private equity deals accounted for 96.6% of the overall value during April 2022.
The combined value of the top five Consumer private equity deals stood at $2.36bn, against the overall value of $2.5bn recorded for the month.
The top five Consumer industry private equity deals of April 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) Advent International $1.1bn private equity deal with Irca
2) The $550.76m private equity of Raag Hotels by Special Opportunities 6 Fund
3) Atlas for Men- Management Team and Motion Equity Partners $358.48m private equity deal with Atlas for Men
4) The $293m private equity of OEG Attractions Holdings by Atairos Management and NBCUniversal Media
5) Hahn & $60.75m private equity deal for 95% stake with MyChef
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.