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March 30, 2022

Consumer industry private equity deals total $8.2bn globally in February 2022

By Carmen

Total consumer industry private equity deals worth $8.2bn were announced globally in February 2022, with Apollo Global Management and VICI Properties’ $6.25bn 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 500.7% over the previous month of $1.36bn and a rise of 2.9% when compared with the last 12-month average, which stood at $7.94bn.

Comparing deals value in different regions of the globe, North America held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $6.5bn. At the country level, the US topped the list in terms of deal value at $6.5bn.

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 February 2022 was the US with 18 deals, followed by the UK with five and Canada with four.

In 2022, as of February, consumer private equity deals worth $9.53bn were announced globally, marking an increase of 43.2% year on year.

consumer industry private equity deals in February 2022: Top deals

The top five consumer industry private equity deals accounted for 97.4% of the overall value during February 2022.

The combined value of the top five consumer private equity deals stood at $7.95bn, against the overall value of $8.2bn recorded for the month.

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

1) Apollo Global Management and VICI Properties $6.25bn private equity deal with The Palazzo at The Venetian Resort

2) The $1.3bn private equity of Prince Hotels by Reco Pine

3) Hawkins Way Capital and Varde Partners $233m private equity deal with Host Hotels & Resorts

4) The $127.5m private equity of IP Investment Management and The Glenmore Group by Brookfield Asset Management

5) MORE Investment House and Ragnar Crossover Fund $45m private equity deal with Lusix

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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