1. Deals Analysis
May 10, 2021

Consumer industry private equity deals total $9.96bn in Asia-Pacific in Q1 2021

Total consumer industry private equity deals worth $9.96bn were announced in Asia-Pacific in Q1 2021, with The Blackstone Group’s $6.2bn deal with Crown Resorts being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked an increase of 2143.7% over the previous quarter and a rise of 485.9% when compared with the last four-quarter average of $1.7bn.

Asia-Pacific held a 28.72% share of the global consumer industry private equity deal value that totalled $34.68bn in Q1 2021. With a 17.88% share and deals worth $6.2bn, Australia was the top country in Asia-Pacific’s private equity deal value across consumer industry.

In terms of deal activity, Asia-Pacific recorded 23 deals during Q1 2021, marking an increase of 35.29% over the previous quarter and a rise of 1.10% over the last four-quarter average. India recorded five deals during the month.

Asia-Pacific consumer industry private equity deals in Q1 2021: Top deals

The top five consumer industry private equity deals accounted for 95.2% of the overall value during Q1 2021.

The combined value of the top five private equity deals stood at $9.48bn, against the overall value of $9.96bn recorded for the quarter.

The top five consumer industry deals of Q1 2021 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) The Blackstone Group’s $6.2bn private equity deal with Crown Resorts

2) The $1.5bn private equity deal with Shiseido by CVC Capital Partners Asia Fund V

3) Ocean Link and Sequoia Capital China’s $902.16m private equity deal with Zhejiang New Century Hotel Management

4) The $550.2m private equity deal with Kintetsu Group Holdings by Blackstone Group Holdings

5) Concordant Investment’s $323.79m private equity deal for acquisition of 21% stake in PT. Industri Jamu dan Farmasi Sido Muncul.

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.