1. Deals Analysis
July 15, 2019

Consumer industry venture financing deals in June 2019 total $1.66bn globally

Total consumer industry venture financing deals in June 2019 worth $1.66bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 28.7% over the previous month and a rise of 4.4% when compared with the last 12-month average, which stood at $1.59bn.

Comparing deals value in different regions of the globe, Asia-Pacific held the top position, with total announced deals in the period worth $1.1bn. At the country level, China topped the list in terms of deal value at $452.73m.

In terms of volumes, North America emerged as the top region for consumer industry venture financing deals globally, followed by Asia-Pacific and then Europe.

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The top country in terms of venture financing deals activity in June 2019 was the US with 60 deals, followed by China with 28 and India with 16.

In 2019, as of the end of June 2019, consumer venture financing deals worth $11.16bn were announced globally, marking an increase of 82.6% year on year.

Consumer industry venture financing deals in June 2019: Top deals

The top five consumer industry venture financing deals accounted for 45.9% of the overall value during June 2019.

The combined value of the top five consumer industry venture financing deals stood at $760m, against the overall value of $1.66bn recorded for the month. The top announced consumer industry venture financing deal tracked by GlobalData in June 2019 was Invesco’s $300m venture financing of GrabTaxi Holdings.

In second place was the $180m venture financing of YOKOGAWA by GIC and Booking Holdings and in third place was Eastern Bell Venture Capital, Genesis Capital China, Legend Capital, Matrix Partners China and Tencent Holdings’ $160m venture financing of Qingdao Zhenkun Trading.

The $70m venture financing of 1MG Technologies by Corisol, HBM Healthcare Investments, International Finance, Kae Capital ManagementLtd., Maverick Ventures, Omidyar Network and Sequoia Capital and Shenzhen Venture Capital’s venture financing of Beijing purely Travel for $50m held fourth and fifth positions, respectively.

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.